Born: 1715, Newby Cole (near Settle), Yorkshire, England.
Christened: February 21, 1716, Clapham, Yorkshire, England.
Died: April 19, 1797.
Batty was a member of the
Inghamites (a sect in northern Lancashire and Yorkshire).
He helped James Allen produce the 1757 Kendal Hymn Book, to which he contributed 31 hymns.
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