Pridden, John an English clergyman, was born in the vear 1758 in London, and was edulcated at Queen's College, Oxford. After filling various appointments, he finally became rector of St. George's, Botolph Lane, London. He died in 1825. His publications are of a secular character only, and those interested may consult Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, 2, 1681.