Pontefract Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Pontefract Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Pontefract family

Profession Census Frequency
Woollen Weaver 15
Cloth Merchant 4
Female Servant 4
Cotton Twiner 3
Wool Weaver 3
Clothier 2
Woollen Cloth Weaver 2
Cotton Warfer 1
Cotton Weaver 1
Carpenter 1
Apprentice Clog 1
Assistant 1
Burler 1
Cloth Miller 1
Cotton Tenter 1
Independent 1
Male Servant 1
Pauper 1
Slubber 1
Tailor 1
Wool Carder 1
Wool Spinner 1
Woollen Merchant 1
Woollen Overlooker 1
Woollen Spinner 1

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