Super large Double Handled Pewter Presentation Tankard for The OPENING SCRATCH RACES with engraved club crest.... and noting that '4 Boats Started' with the names of the 4 crew and cox following ....dated April 20th 1872. The Tankard stands 6 3/4" in height and has a beautiful etched ruby glass bottom....has a couple of small dents as per pictures. Burton upon Trent, also known as Burton-on-Trent or simply Burton, is a town on the River Trent in East Staffordshire, England, close to the border with Derbyshire. Burton grew into a busy market town by the early modern period. Along the River Trent in Burton are Burton Leander Rowing Club, which was founded in 1847 (and is one of the oldest rowing clubs in the country), and Trent Rowing Club, founded in 1863.The Burton Leander Rowing Club was originally titled The Leander Boat Club, was formed in 1847 and is proud to be known as one of the oldest established rowing clubs in the United Kingdom. The club was officially renamed 'Burton Leander Rowing Club' after joining the Amateur Rowing Association in 1899 (also known as the ARA - founded 1882). Obviously at the time of this Trophy the club was just called THE BURTON ROWING CLUB.
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