Born: 1715 Died: 19 April 1797
Christened: 21 February 1716, Clapham, Yorkshire, England.
A member of the Inghamites (a sect in northern Lancashire and Yorkshire), Batty helped James Allen produce the 1757 Kendal Hymn Book, to which he contributed 31 hymns.
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Settings of text by Christopher Batty
- Captain of thine enlisted host (Benjamin Milgrove)
- How shall I speak my Saviour's worth (Benjamin Milgrove)
- O Jesus, everlasting God (Benjamin Milgrove)
- Rise up, my spouse, thy bridegroom waits (Benjamin Milgrove)
- Rise up, my spouse, thy bridegroom waits (Thomas Clark)