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Discovering Noel Teulon-Porter – Shaftesbury Museum Founder

Each year, Shaftesbury’s Gold Hill Museum hosts a series of lectures devoted to Noel Teulon-Porter.

Noel Teulon-Porter

He is credited with being the driving force behind the society that eventually opened the museum, and has been described as a character with a keen interest in archaeology. Teulon-Porter informed the British Museum of a find of 27 Saxon coins near the former ATS garage site on Bleke Street.

The opening of the first museum on Gold Hill in 1954.

Ian Kellett of Gold Hill Museum has been trying to find out more about the man. Ian is keen to hear from locals with stories or memories to share.

Click below to listen.