Move the mouse over the parchment to see who signed.
Over 100 men signed up on the spot. The Board of Trade were very impressed.
They sent the rules of Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade to all Coastguard stations around the coast of the U.K.
Where enough people were willing, Volunteer Life Brigades were formed, as at Tynemouth.
The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade has its own website:
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