Christopher Batt was baptized at St. Edmund's, Salisbury, Wiltshire 6 July 1601.  "He came from a family of successful tanners in Wiltshire."  He married at St. Edmund's, Salisbury, 12 Oct. 1629 Anne Baynton, daughter of Ferdinando Baynton, Gent., and Jane Weare.  "They had seven sons, Christopher, Thomas, Samuel, John, Paul, Barbabus, and Timothy, and three daughters, Anne (wife of Edmund Angier), Jane (wife of [Dr.] Peter Toppan), and Elizabeth." 
"He and his wife Anne, immigrated to New England with their family on the ship Bevis in May 1638."  "He embarked at Southampton, 1638, age 37, with his wife Ann, 32, sister Dorothy, 20, and five children under ten years old." "They settled at Newbury, Massachusetts, later at Salisbury, Massachusetts, and finally at Boston, Massachusetts." 
First of Newbury, Christopher Batt was one of the twelve original grantees of Salisbury, receiving land there in 1640, and 1642. He represented Salisbury in the general Court, in 1640, 1641, 1643, and 1650. He sold a house and lot in Salisbury property in 1650 and remanded to Boston in 1654. He died in Boston 10 Aug. 1661. 
Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, 2nd edn. (2011), 3 vols, volume 1, page 177, #16 (identical to MCA).
The American Genealogist. New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, 1937-. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) A New Royal Ancestry for Christopher Batt, Vol 79, pages 85-99.
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