Cradock, Walter an eminent English divine, was born at Trefala, Monmouthshire. He was educated at the University of Oxford, joined the Puritans, and became curate of St. Mary's, Cardiff. During the civil wars he became pastor of Allhallows the Great, London, and occasionally itinerated through Wales. He died in 1660. He was an Independent in Church government — a man of excellent character and high reputation; in doctrine, he was zealous in preaching justification by imputed righteousness. His principal works are, Gospel Libertie in the Extensions and Limitations of it (Lond. 1648, 4to): — Divine Drops distilled from the Fountain of Holy Scriptures (Lond. 1650, 4to): — Gospel Holiness (Lond. 1651, 4to). A collection of his works has been published (Chester, 1800, 8vo).Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.