Townsley Family History

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Townsley Name Meaning

English: variant of Townley. In Ulster this is sometimes used synonymously with Tinsley.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Towsley, Tinsley, Owsley, Townley, Towle, Towns, Longley, Tinley

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Townsley Family Origin

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Townsley Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Townsley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Tin Smith

    3%

In 1881, the most common Townsley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Townsley's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Townsley. A less common occupation for the Townsley family was Tin Smith.

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Townsley Historical Records

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Townsley Life Expectancy

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