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Harris in Cape Town

My father: William Thomas Harris, born in Cape Town. Married Maever Frith.

My Grandfather

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.

Research question
Any record of Harrises emigrating to S Africa?

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