Adam, Thomas born at Leeds, 1701, was rector of Wintringham, England, fifty-eight years, and died 1784. He was a sensible and voluminous writer: his "Works" (Lond. 1822, 3 vols. 8vo) contain a Paraphrase on the Romans, Lectures on the Church Catechism, and a number of Sermons. His Life, with his Exposition of the Gospels, was published in London in 1837 (2 vols. 8vo).