October 2, 1808, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, England.

January 10, 1896, Much-Marcle, Herefordshire, England.

Chatfield was educated at Charterhouse and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was Bell’s University Scholar and Members’ Prizeman. He graduated in 1831, winning a first class in classical honors. Taking Holy Orders in 1832, he served as Vicar of Stotfield, Bedfordshire (1833–47) and Vicar of Much-Marcle, Herefordshire (1847–?). His works include:

  1. For Ever We Would Gaze on Thee
  1. Glory to God in the Highest
  2. Lift Up Thyself, My Soul
  3. Lord Jesus, Think on Me
  4. O Christ the King! Since Breath Pent Up
  5. O Thou, the King of Saints, All-Conquering Word
  6. O Thou, the Word of Truth Divine
  7. Wake, Wake, I Pray Thee, Shrill-Toned Lyre
  8. Virgins’ Song, The