Hamley, Wymond Ogilvy
b. 1818-12-30
d. 1907-01-15
Wymond Ogilvy Hamley, customs collector, was born in Bodmin, Cornwall, England. Third son of Vice Admiral William Hamley, RN Hamley first joined the Royal Navy, then transferred to the civil service. Accepting the appointment of customs collector for the colony of British Columbia, Hamley arrived at Esquimalt on 12 April 1859. He remained as collector of customs in New Westminster to 1868, when he the relocation of the capital required him to move. Superannuated in December 1889, Hamley remained in Victoria until his death on 15 January 1907.1
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