Mears, Thomas, Ma
Mears, Thomas, M.A.
an English divine of note, flourished near the opening of the present century. He was at one time rector of St. Lawrence and vicar of St. Michael's in Southampton, and chaplain to the corporation of that town. He died about 1810. Mr. Mears was a prolific writer, and a pulpit orator of no mean ability. He contributed many articles to the Orthodox Churchman's Magazine, and published several of his sermons, among which the following deserve special mention: England expects every Man to do his Duty (1805, 8vo):--Religious Example (1807, 8vo):-On the Lord's Supper (1807j 8vo).