Born: 1785, London, England.
Died: 1869, London, England.
Wilkes studied at the Royal Academy of Music (1842–46), then played the organ at Monkland church, near Leominster (1860); St. David’s, Merthyr Tydfil; and Llandaff Cathedral (1861–65).
He also contributed to the first edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern.
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