Wadsworth, Thomas an eminent Nonconformist divine, was born at St. Saviors, Southwark, England, in 1630, and educated in Christ's College, Cambridge. In 1652 he was appointed minister of Newington Butts, where he spent his time and a great part of his fortune. He lectured occasionally in various city churches, and was finally chosen to the living of St. Lawrence Pountney, whence he was ejected at the Restoration. He afterwards preached privately at Newington, Theobalds, and Southwark, for which he received no compensation. He died Oct. 29, 1676. He published various pious treatises.