Born: January 13, 1748, Ipswich, England.
Died: August 31, 1833, London, England.
Buried: Fryerning, Essex, England.
Thomas was the son of William Jervis, minister of the Presbyterian congregation in St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.
He was educated for the ministry at Wellclose Square, London, under David Jennings, and at Hoxton.
In 1770, he was appointed classical and mathematical tutor at the Exeter Academy. From 1772–83, he tutored the sons of the Earl of Shelburn at Bowood, where Dr. Priestly was librarian.
In 1783, Jervis succeeded Dr. A. Rees at St. Thomas’ Southwark. In 1796, after the death of Dr. Kippis, he moved to the Princes’ Street Chapel, Westminster. From 1808–18, he was minister at the Mill Hill Chapel, Leeds.
After retirement, he lived near London.
If you know where to get a good picture of Jervis (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),