Son of Police Constable Thomas Harris and Alice Eliza living at the Police House No 1 Meadow View, Brightwell. In 1901 Ernest’s family were living at Botley Police Station. By 1911, they had moved to No. 1 Meadow View (the village police house). PC Thomas Harris was born in Winkfield, Berks, Alice Eliza in Banbury. The fourth member of the family at that time was daughter Margaret Alice 17yrs. Ernest Thomas was then 18yrs old and working as a footman.