John Fawcett (of Bolton)

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John Fawcett (of Bolton) (8 December 1789 – 26 October 1867) began in life as a shoemaker but taught himself to be a musician. In 1825, Fawcett moved to Bolton, in Lancashire, and became an organist, choir leader, and composer.[1]


  1. ^ Sally Drage, 'John Fawcett of Bolton: the changing face of psalmody',

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Buried in Tonge Cemetery Bury Rd, Bolton