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July 18, 1862, Brighton, England.

November 2, 1928, London, England.

Henry was the son of Henry Davan & Sarah Wetton of Hayward’s Heath, Sussex.

He was a chorister at St. Mary’s Church, Stoke Newington, and served as organist at All Saints’ Church, Stoke Newington (1877–84); Christ Church, Woburn Square (1884–86); St. Gabriel’s Church, Pimlico (1886–89 and 1890–93); sub-organist at Wells Cathedral (1890); assistant organist to Frederick Bridge at Westminster Abbey (1881–96); organist and choirmaster, Finchley Parish Church (1892–93); organist and chorus-master, Queen’s Hall Choral Society (1893–94 season); organist and choirmaster, St. Paul’s, Finchley (1895–96); and organist at Alexandra Palace (1901). He also conducted the choir of the People’s Palace (1902–03); played the organ and directed the choir at the Foundling Hospital, London; and headed the Music Department at Northampton Institute, Clerkenwell.

  1. Long Ago in Bethlehem

Wetton’s burial place