Welch, Walden

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Welch, Walden Gender: M
Arthur Walden Welch
born on 30 December 1943 at 22:13 (= 10:13 PM )
Place Stockton, California, 37n57, 121w17
Timezone PWT h7w (is war time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 08°39' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 04°12 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 02°13'

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Walden Welch
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American astrologer and psychic whose career began at the age of seventeen when he moved to San Francisco, California and started doing psychic readings. At the age of eighteen, Welch began using astrological charts for more accuracy in the timing of his predictions.

Welch was raised in Stockton, California, went to high school in Bakersfield and moved to San Francisco in 1963. Welch studied under spiritual teacher Reverend Pearl Shannon and he followed Edgar Cayce. He credited the teachings of Cayce as his greatest influence. He was a member of The Association for Research and Enlightenment since 1962.

Welch also studied astrology with well-known astrologer, Gavin Arthur. He then moved to Sonoma in 1968, where he and his partner, Patrick Curry, opened Curry and I Antiques. While Curry operated a successful antique business, Welch did readings for many years from his spacious office in the back of the building.

After Gina Cerminara wrote "In Touch with His Soul, An Interview with Walden Welch" it was released in two installments in Psychic Magazine, June and July 1981. Welch not only became Dr. Cerminara's personal astrologer, but also her personal friend until her death in 1983.

Welch's career also included lecturing and appearing on radio and television shows. For five years, he hosted his own television shows, "Walden Welch, Astrologer," in San Raphael, California and "Star Talk" in Santa Rosa, California. In addition, he appeared several times on "The Merv Griffin Show" and "The Hillary Rose Program."

Walden Welch married Curry, his partner of 45 years, on 19 June 2008, as soon as California law allowed it.

After suffering for years, he passed away on 13 May 2011, aged 67, from congestive heart failure.

(Biography source: Arlene DeAngelus at URL in Source Notes)


  • associate relationship with Cerminara, Gina (born 11 April 1914). Notes: Astrologer and client
  • (has as) teacher relationship with Arthur, Gavin (born 21 March 1901)


  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship 1963 (Patrick Curry)
  • Death of Significant person 1983 (His friend, Gina Cerminara)
  • Death of Mate 28 May 2010 (Patrick Curry, born 13 July 1935)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

In 2013, Sy Scholfield pointed out that he emailed Welch in 2006 about his data and subsequently put Welch's chart on his website [1].

Previously Astrodienst quoted data from himself, quoted at memorial page http://www.solsticepoint.com/astrologersmemorial/welchw.html. André Dekoster had mentioned Welch on a CEDRA posting, and a Google search lead to his data. Welch's own website, which is quoted on solsticepoint.com as a source, no longer exists in 2013.

Scholfield adds that the chart used on solsticepoint.com was lifted from his astroqueer.com website [2].


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Life partner with Patrick Curry, 1963-2010)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Same sex
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Heart)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Psychic/ Medium/ Spiritualist