June 21, 1837, Edgerton (near Bolton), Lancashire, England.

August 30, 1901, Llandudno, Caernarvonshire, Wales.

A student of Henry Smart, Walch played the organ at Duke’s Alley Congregational Church, Bolton (1851); Walmsley Church (1857); Bridge Street Wesleyan Chapel (1858); and St. George’s Parish Church, Bolton (1863). He conducted the Bolton Philharmonic Symphony (1870–74), then moved to Barrow-in-Furness in 1877, where he ran a music business.

  1. Eagley
  2. Sawley
  3. St. George’s, Bolton
  4. Tidings