Born: Date un­known; christ­ened Sep­tem­ber 25, 1710, War­ring­ton, Lan­ca­shire, Eng­land.

Died: De­cem­ber 1793, St. Hel­ens, Win­dle, Lan­cas­ter, Eng­land. His funeral sermon was preached at the Pres­by­ter­ian Cha­pel in St. He­lens on De­cem­ber 13. Tra­dition says he was killed by be­ing thrown from a stage­coach.

Little is known about Hat­ton, except that he lived on Duke Street in Win­dle, where his fa­mous tune gets its name.



  1. Duke Street