Keswick School of Industrial Arts

Key Designers

Alan Gould

1947 to 1984

Born in Braithwaite in 1933 Alan went to work at the KSIA from the age of 14.He worked there until it’s closure in 1984.At the age of 21 he did his 2 years National service with the Border Regiment.In 1984 after the Keswick school closed its doors he went to work at the Borrowdale LRI and when that closed he finished his working life as a caretaker at the Braithwaite holiday bond.He married Jean Vickers in 1967.He died in May 1987 having lived in Braithwaite all his life.