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Purves Family Origin

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Purves Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Purves occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Purves's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purves. A less common occupation for the Purves family was Joiner.

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Purves Historical Records

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Purves Life Expectancy

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