November 29, 1869, Cathedral Road, Llandaff, Wales.
November 26, 1953, Worcester, England.
Atkins wrote several songs, chants, anthems, and the cantata Hymn of Faith, composed for the Worcester three choirs festival in 1905.
He also edited a number of works, including Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion. He became organist and choirmaster at Worcester in 1897.