Step dancer from Grasmere, Westmorland. b.1887/.
He had attended Joseph Robinson‘s (Old Jos) classes in Grasmere where he learned step dancing.
He particularly recalled the Three Hand Reel which although not popular was danced as a purely social (as opposed to performance) dance in Grasmere. His memory of this was from 1907-1917.
Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with T.J. Batey on 7/1/1960