Crofton, Zachary a learned Nonconformist in the seventeenth century, was born and educated in Dublin. He obtained the living of Wrensbury, Cheshire, but, being a zealous Royalist during the Commonwealth, and refusing the engagement, he was deprived. He afterwards obtained the living of St. Botolph, Aidgate, London. He was ejected for nonconformity in 1662, and died in 1672. He published The Saint's Care for Church Communion (Lond. 1671, sm. 8vo): Altar Worship (Lond. 1661, 24mo). — Darling, Cyclopaedia Bibliographica , s.v.