S31PB61 Ash Tree Inn

Milepost 31 / 61  is near Bridge 62 by the Ash Tree Inn

S30PB62 Armitage Milepost Index S32PB60 Bridge 64

This is a replacement milepost, sponsored by Ash Tree Boat Club, and unveiled by Connie Markham (Commodore of the Ash Tree Boat Club) on Sunday 21st September 1980.

Photo © Ash Tree Boat Club archives, courtesy Anthony Wattis

From the Ash Tree Boat Club Archives, here is a photo of the unveiling. In the photograph are ATBC Chairman George Seward, Roger Lee (TMCS chairman) and ATBC Commodore Connie Markham. In the early years of the society (and ATBC for that matter) many Ash Tree members were very involved with the society, four of whom served on the committee. 

Cheque hand-over Speech by TMCS chairman Roger Lee

The plaque reads:

THIS MILEPOST WAS SPONSORED BY
ASH TREE BOAT CLUB
REPLACED BY THE
TRENT & MERSEY CANAL SOCIETY
AND UNVEILED BY
CONNIE MARKHAM COMMODORE
ON SUNDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 1980

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