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5 Little St Mary's Lane

5 Little St Mary’s Lane, Half Moon

History of 5 Little St Mary's Lane

The old pub sign is still visible.

1861:

George Stevens, 59, tailor, b Lancs

1913:

Charles Matthew Newman, The Half Moon

1921 – 1933:

Noel Teulon-Porter, b 1885. He was an archaeologist, collector of Mocha ceramics (a style developed in the Channel Islands in the 19th century), and a sexologist.

Mocha ware

Photo by Noel Teulon-Porter 1920

1933:

Theresia Johanna Schneider travelled on the SS Christiann Huygens to Genoa from Southampton, Reason given was ‘educational’, her home address was 5 Little St Mary’s Lane, her nationality – Austrian.

1936:

Marriage of Noel Teulon-Porter to Theresia Schneider in Fulham

In 1939 the couple were living in Sussex. Noel died in 1962.

1962:

Garden House Hotel staff hostel

Stephen and Jane Hawking lived at this address and the wooden stool from the time of Noel Teulon-Porter was donated by Jane Hawking in 2020.

 

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