S13PB79 Monks Bridge

Milepost 13 / 79 is at Monk’s Bridge (near Eggington)

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S14PB78 Clay Mills

 

This is a replacement milepost, unveiled in 1982 by Mike Mitchell. He was the original treasurer of our society and later became chairman. 

Mike is next to the milepost wearing a brown suit

The plaque reads :

THIS MILEPOST WAS DONATED
IN MEMORY OF
LILLIAN MITCHELL (1902-1978)
AND
ALBERT MITCHELL (1905-1981)
AND UNVEILED BY THEIR SON MICHAEL
FOUNDER TREASURER OF THE
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL SOCIETY
ON WEDNESDAY 7TH JULY 1982

Later, another plain plaque was added :

ALSO IN MEMORY OF
MICHAEL MITCHELL
DIED 24TH JAN. 1997
A FOUNDER MEMBER
AND CHAIRMAN
T AND MCS
1991-1997

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