Born: September 28, 1807, Kensington Gravel Pits, England.
Died: August 5, 1882, Kensington, London.
Buried: Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England.
William was the son of John Wall Callcott and Elizabeth Mary Hutchins.
He studied music under his father and his brother-in-law William Horsley. He composed a great deal for the pianoforte, and also glees, songs and anthems.
He was for a time organist at Ely Place Chapel, then at St. Barnabas’ Church, Kensington, London, for 16 years.
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