Denton, Thomas an English clergyman, was born at Seberham, Cumberland, in 1724, and was educated at Queen's College, Oxford, where he took his master's degree, June 16, 1752. Soon after leaving college he became curate to the pastor at Netherby, at Arthuret, and Kirkandrews. He died at Ashted, in Surrey, June 27, 1777. He wrote two poems, Immortality (1755, 4to): — The House of Superstition (1762). See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.