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David Shoenberg

2 Long Road, Chilcompton

History of 2 Long Road

1935:

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.

1953:

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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