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Charles J Hamson

4 Sedley Taylor Road

History of 4 Sedley Taylor Road


Nevill Francis Mott

Nevill Francis Mott, physicist

Ruth (Horder)


Charles John Joseph Hamson M.A., Fellow of Trinity College

Charles John JosephHamson (1905-87) was Cambridge Emeritus Professor of Comparative Law. He was commissioned into the army in 1940 and was detached for service with the Special Operations Executive. He was sent to Crete to plan clandestine operations and prepare for resistance in the event of German invasion. He was captured and held as a prisoner of was in Germany from 1941-45. For more information see:



Isabella S R Hamson, b 1907

Janet M T Hamson, b 1938

Charles J Hamson, b 1905, barrister lecturer in law (air raid warden)


Anthony Welldon Ellison, law student

Margaret (Taylor)


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