Author:Samuel Denne

Samuel Denne

English cleric and antiquarian


  • A Letter to Sir R. Ladbroke (showing the good effects which would result ‘from the confinement of criminals in separate apartments’) (1771)
  • Historical Particulars of Lambeth Parish and Lambeth Palace (1795)
  • The History and Antiquities of Rochester and its Environs (1772), co-authored with William Shrubsole

Contributions toEdit

  • Custumale Roffense by John Thorpe
  • Sepulchral monuments in Great Britain, applied to illustrate the history of families, manners, habits and arts, at the different periods from the Norman conquest to the seventeenth century, with introductory observations by Richard Gough
  • Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica by John Nichols
  • Illustrations of the Manners and Expences of Antient Times in England (1797) by John Nicholas
  • Memoirs and correspondence of Francis Atterbury, D. D., Bishop of Rochester
  • History of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, and Liberty of Norton Folgate (1798) by Henry Ellis


  • Contributed articles to ‘Archæologia’ in vols. vi.–xiii.
  • ‘Gentleman's Magazine,’ from the publication of vol. xli. till his death: his articles were signed ‘W. & D.’ (i.e. Wilmington and Darenth, his vicarages).

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