Photograph of Alex Hastie wearing Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade gansey

Alex Hastie

Alex belongs to: Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade

Alex joined the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade in 1950. He is now the Brigade's chairman. Alex worked as a fish merchant on North Shields Fish Quay and is chairman of the Fishermen's Mission.

Alex was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 15 February 2006. The interview took place at the interviewees's living room and lasted 29 minutes and 48 seconds.

Photograph of a jumper or gansey with embroidered crown and lettering 'TVLB 1864'
Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade gansey

Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade gansey

Alex's Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade gansey knitted by his wife Margaret.

Alex has 11 memories in the memorynet:

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Clothing | Traditions

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