George Taylor

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George Taylor

George Taylor
Died October 1996 (aged 87)
Pilgrim Hospital, Boston
Education Boston Grammar School (1920s)
Employer Bedford Mills
Relatives Betty (sister)

George Taylor was educated at Boston Grammar School (1920s).

Obituary

From the February 1997 issue of The Old Bostonian

Sadly, George died in October in Pilgrim Hospital at the age of 87.

In the last Newsletter, on page 24, an account of his dedicated community service in the Eastwood Road area gave details of his efforts which were recognised last year by his being made Honorary President of the Rochford Tower Hall Committee.

He attended BGS in the Twenties. He later joined Bedford Mills as a representative and in due course became a director.

In his youth he was a keen and active sportsman. When at BGS he played in the school cricket and football teams and engaged in other sports. He continued to play cricket and football in adult life and added bowls and tennis to his repertoire.

He had a long standing association with Rochford Tower Management Committee as a treasurer and 30 years as Chairman. He was a member of Boston Indoor Bowling Club, Lincolnshire Community Council and, of course, the Old Bostonian Association. HE was a founder member of Rochford Tower Tennis Club.

In 1983 he received an award from the Duke of Edinburgh for services to the National Playing Fields Association. HE was given the Boston Borough Council's Civic Award for services to the Community.

A widower, GEorge is survived by a sister, Miss Betty Taylor.

The funeral service at Boston Crematorium was conducted by the Rev Marc Cooper.

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