Origins of the Matterson surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 19North West 56Isle of Man 3Yorkshire 37East Midlands 10West Midlands 1East 8London 17South East 8South West 6South WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Mattersons lived in north-west

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    Common jobs for Mattersons

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    Common female occupations for Mattersons in 1921

    Living On Own Means

    8

    Private Means

    8

    Farmer

    6

    Farmers Wife

    6

    Laundress

    6

    Common male occupations for Mattersons in 1921

    Farmer

    22

    Agricultural Labourer

    8

    Farmers Son

    8

    Mariner

    5

    Painter

    5

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