John Rogers Pitman was an English clergyman and author
He studied at Christ"s Hospital, and then Pembroke College, Cambridge.
He was admitted Bachelor of Arts in 1804, and proceeded Master of Arts in 1815. Taking holy orders, he was appointed perpetual curate of Berden and vicar of Ugley, Essex, 18 February 1817. He became well known as a preacher in London, at Berkeley and Belgrave Chapels, and at the Foundling and Magdalene Hospitals before 1830.
In 1833 he was presented to the perpetual curacy of Street Barnabas, Kensington, by the vicar, Joseph Holden Pott.
He resigned his Essex livings in 1846, and Kensington in 1848, becoming domestic chaplain to the Duchess of Kent. He died at Bath on 27 August 1861, a few months after his royal patroness.