George Forrester, who was Tower Captain at Chelford, Cheshire since 1999, died, aged 92 years, on 2nd December 2012.

George was born in Market Drayton on 18th March 1920 and started ringing at Leaton, Shropshire at the age of 14 years.

He stopped whilst on serviee during World War II. Afterwards he was married and he and Marion moved to Chelford in 1954. George had rung at Chelford and Nether Alderley ever since until early last year, and in many other neighbouring churches.

A quarter peal was rung in his memory by East Cheshire ringers:



Chelford, Cheshire. 16 Dec, 1260 PB Minor: Clive Calton 1, Helen Foster 2, Alan J Woolton 3, Phil Roberts 4, Peter Robinson 5, Kevin Rogers (C) 6.

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