Ruth was born at Sedbergh in 1886 and later
her family moved to Liverpool where Thomas junior and William
were born. At the time of the 1901 Census the Harkers were
living at Heugh Farm on Satron Side, south of Ivelet. In October
1908 they moved to Paynes Farm, near Nazeing, in Essex and
later to Woodgreen Farm, near Cheshunt, in Herts.