September 4, 1835, Derby, England.

November 10, 1889, St. Clement, Headington, Oxfordshire, England.

Holywell Cemetery, St. Cross Church, Oxford, England.

Hatch attended Cambridge and Pembroke College, Oxford (BA in honors, 1857). He was ordained an Anglican priest in 1859, then went to Toronto, Canada, where he became a professor of classics at Trinity College. He later became rector of a high school in Québec. He returned to England in 1867, serving as Vice-Principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford. In 1883, he became rector at Purleigh. A well known scholar, he wrote a concordance to the Septuagint, essays on Biblical Greek, gave Bampton Lectures in 1880, and Hibbert Lectures in 1888. His works include:

  1. Breathe on Me, Breath of God
  2. I Dared Not Hope
  3. O Master of My Soul