Batchelor, John Arthur 25.sep.1857-1.jul.1938 England Surrey, Newington - London Isleworth
organist, commission agent in cotton, born at 9 Hardings Terrace Newington, 1880 cotton warehouseman, 1890, 1900, 1910 and 1920 commission agent in cotton (he never mentioned anything about his activities as organist), 1883 organist of St John the Evangelist in Bexley, 1885 of Abbot's Langley Parish Church, 1886 of Lamorbey Parish Church in Sidcup, 1887 of St Anne's on Gresham Street in London (Thornsby 1921 suggests that he was still organist of this church in 1921), 19.feb.1919 he applied for Freedom of the City of London, 1920 residing at 3 Cholmley Villas in Long Ditton Surrey, 1938 residing at 118 Cleveland Road in London West Ealing ; son of warehouseman woollen John Gabriel Batchelor (Newington 22.feb.1831-11.jul.1886 Sussex, Preston) and Mary Ann Goodall (London Hackney 1836-23.oct.1874 Surrey, Brixton) ; 16.apr.1895 at St Anne he married Frances Kate Richardson (Berkshire, Abingdon 1867-7.mar.1941 Isleworth)

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