Origins of the Mowbray surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 352North West 37Isle of Man 4Yorkshire 96East Midlands 103West Midlands 35East 63London 228South East 116South West 19South Wales 29Mid Wales 1West WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Mowbrays lived in north-east

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    Common jobs for Mowbrays

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    Common female occupations for Mowbrays in 1921

    Dressmaker

    64

    Domestic Servant

    34

    Housekeeper

    29

    Annuitant

    25

    Living On Own Means

    23

    Common male occupations for Mowbrays in 1921

    Farmer

    65

    Coal Miner

    48

    General Labourer

    35

    Joiner

    35

    Agricultural Labourer

    31

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