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My father: William Thomas Harris, born in Cape Town. Married Maever Frith.
According to my father:
Harris family: 1st son was William and 2nd George
1. Emigrated from (northern) Ireland to S Africa.
2. Married twice at least
a. Children from 1st marriage: William Thomas (my father) & Emily.
b. Children from 2nd marriage: George + ...
3. An electrical engineer. Developed the ‘Post Office box’ to determine the distance to faults on telephone lines and introduced the 1st electric tram to Cape Town. Manufactured in UK by Philip Harris.
Harris family tree: Cockermouth, Cumbria – large number of Thomas, William and Georges.
Any record of Harrises emigrating to S Africa?
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