Batt, George an English Methodist preacher, was born at Burrington, Devon, in 1809. He was converted under John Smith, the Methodist revivalist, in 1831, and joined the Bible Christians in 1832. He began to preach in 1833, entered the itinerant ministry in 1837, and for thirty-four years labored in many circuits with zeal and earnestness, till failing health obliged him to locate at Wellington. There for a year he worked as he had strength. His death took place Sept. 19, 1872.