In 1881 Vernon was living at Wroxton
with his parents Caleb and Mary Elizabeth and their other children.
His age was given as 5, implying a birth date in 1875 or 1876.
His birthplace was given as Wroxton, Oxfordshire.
He was at school
General Register Office, birth registration index online (https://www.gro.gov.uk/); accessed 29 September 2020:
GRO Reference: 1875 Jul-Sep Quarter in BANBURY registration district; Volume 03A Page 741;
mother's maiden name: BLOUNT