Swinden, Tobias an English clergyman, was rector of Cuxton, Kent, in 1688, and vicar of Shorne in 1689. He died in 1719. He published, Sermon on Luke 11:2 (1713, 8vo): — An Enquiry into the Nature and Place of Hell, which he located in the sun (Lond. 1714,8vo; translated into French by Bion [Amst. 1728, 8vo], and German). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit, and Amer. Authors, s.v.