Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Colonel Geoffrey Ernald Sparrow, MC 1923-2014

. Colonel Geoffrey Ernald Sparrow, MC, who died  20 July, 2014, aged 91, was a former High Sheriff of Cheshire, and deputy lieutenant of the county.

He was born 26 Jan, 1923, only son of Lieutenant~Colonel W.G.K. Sparrow, of Birtles Old Hall, Chelford, Cheshire; and married 24 Sept, 1949, Elisabeth Joan Wilbraham (b 12 Aug, 1928), scion of the Wilbrahams of Delamere, daughter of Maj Edward Jack Wilbraham, MC (b 18 Nov 1895), ADC to HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught, Gov Gen of South Africa (1924), by his wife the former Evelyn Martin. 

Colonel Sparrow is survived by his wife and by their three sons, Geoffrey, Justin and Piers,


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