1836–1883

Feb­ru­a­ry 28, 1836, St. David’s Hall, Ex­e­ter, Eng­land.

March 3, 1883, Brad­field, Essex, Eng­land.

Leighton was the son of Ri­chard Hayne, Rector of Mis­tley, Es­sex.

He graduated from Eton College, Wind­sor, and Queen’s Col­lege, Ox­ford (BMus 1856, DMus 1860). At school, he was Eton College’s organist and conducted the Ox­ford Un­i­ver­si­ty chorus.

He also served as chaplain of Queen’s College; Vicar of Hel­ston, Corn­wall (1866–67); Suc­cen­tor of Eton (1867–71); Rec­tor of Mist­ley (1871–83); and Vi­car of Brad­field (1871). He was also known as an organ builder.

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