1832–1898

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 29, 1832, Tar­por­ley, Che­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1898, Wir­ral, Che­shire, Eng­land.

Biography

William was the son of min­is­ter R. J. Sta­tham.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Marl­bo­rough and Un­i­ver­si­ty Col­lege, Dur­ham (BA 1856, DMus 1876).

Or­dained in 1858, he served as cur­ate of Tun­stall and vi­car of Ell­es­mere Port (1866–98).

From 1869–79, he was the Or­gan­iz­ing Choir­mas­ter of Frod­sham Dean­er­ies Cho­ral As­so­ci­a­tion.

Works

Sta­tham com­posed an or­a­to­rio, church ser­vic­es, and songs.

Sources

Music

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