Batty, Edward an English Wesleyan minister, was born in Liverpool. He was converted in youth and entered the ministry in 1808. A few of his circuits were, Sunderland, 1813 to 1814; Isle of Wight, 1817 to 1819; Bath, 1824 to 1826; York, Nottingham, etc. He became a supernumerary in 1848, taling up his residence in Guernsey, where he had formerly (1820-21) been stationed. He still.worked. He died suddenly while attending the conference at Manchester, July 26, 1849, aged sixty-six. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1849.