Rev Thomas Dale, St Pancras
Thomas Dale (1797–1870) was an Anglican clergyman, poet and theologian who was Dean of Rochester for a brief period in 1870.
He was born in Pentonville on 22 August 1797 and educated at Christ's Hospital and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
He was Curate at St Michael, Cornhill until 1826 when he began a long association with St Bride, Fleet Street. He was also evening lecturer at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate before being appointed the Incumbent at St Matthew Denmark Hill.  He became a Prebendary of St Paul’s and an honorary Canon. In 1846 he became Vicar of St Pancras and was also the Golden Lecturer at St Margaret Lothbury. Whilst he was at St Pancras he allowed William Brown Galloway, his curate, to take church services. Dale is now creditted with founding St Mark's church in St Mark's Square. His last post before elevation to the Deanery at Rochester was at St Therfield Therfield. He died on 14 May 1870.
- The widow of the city of Naïn: and other poems, 1819
- (ed.) The Tragedies of Sophocles, 1824
- An introductory lecture upon the study of theology and of the Greek testament delivered at the opening of the Theological Institution, Saturday, Nov. 21st, 1829
- The poetical works of the Rev. Thomas Dale, M.A., 1836
- ^ The Late Dean Of Rochester The Times Tuesday, May 17, 1870; pg. 6; Issue 26752; col A
- ^ "Dale, Thomas". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- ^ Obituary The Dean Of Rochester The Times Saturday, Feb 05, 1870; pg. 5; Issue 26666; col B
- ^ Lost churches of Southwark Diocese
- ^ St Marks, Regent's Park, stmarksregentspark.org.uk, accessed 19 April 2013
- ^ The New Dean Of Rochester The Times Friday, Feb 11, 1870; pg. 3; Issue 26671; col E
- ^ Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries . The Morning Post (London, England), Thursday, May 19, 1870; pg. 8; Issue 30092. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II