Allen, Thomas (2)
Allen, Thomas a Church of England divine, was born at Oxford in 1682, and was educated at Wadham College. He became rector of Kettering in 1714, and continued to serve that parish until his death, May 31, 1755. He published An Apology for the Church of England (Lond. 1725, 8vo); The Christian's sure Guide to eternal Glory, Expositions of Re 2; Re 3 (Lond. 1783 8vo); The Practice of a Holy Life (Lond. 1716, 8vo). — Darling, Cyclop. Bibliographica, 1, 51; Nichols, Illustrations, 3, 789.