Castleden, James an English Baptist minister, was born at Faversham, Kent, Feb. 25, 1778, and was reared in the Church of England. At seventeen he was converted in a Wesleyan prayer-meeting, and on the next Sunday preached a sermon. He was baptized by Dr. Jenkins in 1799, became a deacon, for nine years preaching occasionally at Holly Bush Hill, London. A chapel was built for him, and was pastor at Hampstead for thirty-six years. In 1853 he was seized with paralysis, and died June 4,1854. See (Lond.) Baptist Handbook, 1855, p. 46.