Bonnar, James, a Protestant Episcopal clergyman of the diocese of Maryland, was born in England. He graduated from Oxford University, came to America, and engaged in teaching for several years in Philadelphia. In 1857 he resided in New York city, whence he removed the following year to Ashtabula, O., as rector of St. Peter's Church, where he remained until 1872, when he became rector of All-Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Md., where he remained until the close of his life; He died in July, 1880. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1881, p. 172.