Born: June 21, 1837, Edgerton (near Bolton), Lancashire, England.
Died: August 30, 1901, Llandudno, Caernarvonshire, Wales.
A student of Henry Smart, Walch was the organist 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.
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