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David Shoenberg

2 Long Road, Chilcompton

History of 2 Long Road


Benedict Jones, barrister

Benedict Jones, former mayor of Birkenhead, was married to Henrietta Cornelia Melvill. Their son, Melvill Jones, became Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at Cambridge University from 1919-1952.


David Shoenberg, (1911-2004), the celebrated low temperature physicist, took out a 99-year lease on property; lessors were Trinity College.


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