Exeter Cathedral Choir

David Laurance Bateman, after being installed in 1941, aged 9 or 10. With him are his maternal Grandfather, Charles Bartlett who was manager of the Western Morning News, his mother Muriel Joyce Bateman (nee Bartlett), and his father Charles, then aged 37 and a political and parliamentary journalist in London.

David's father (see link to Charles Bateman) had been a solo chorister at Exeter, and his grandfather (Charles Bartlett) a virger.

Photograph is taken in front of the Chapter House door.

Photo and caption from: David Bateman (sent Nov 2007)