Priest, editor of Arrian's 'Epictetus' (1739-41) and Spenser's 'Faerie Queene' (1758), and author of critical observations on Shakespear and Ben Jonson. Lived successively in Somerset and Gloucestershire. Son of schoolmaster James Upton (1671-1749).
Spenser's Faerie Queene. A New Edition With A Glossary, And Notes explanatory and critical By John Upton Prebendary of Rochester and Rector of Great Rissington in Glocestershire. In Two Volumes. Volume the First. (Second.)