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