Born: Jan­u­ary 5, 1842, West­min­ster, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: May 25, 1921.


Thomas was the son of Eb­en­e­zer Tymms and Anne Boss­wold. He mar­ried twice: to Ag­nes Dodds (1869) and Lou­i­sa Jane Dore (cir­ca 1888).

He was ed­u­cat­ed for the Bap­tist min­is­try at Re­gent’s Park Col­lege, Lon­don. In 1865, he be­came pas­tor at Ber­wick-up­on-Tweed, North­um­ber­land. In 1868, he moved to Ac­cring­ton, Lan­ca­shire, and in 1869 to Lon­don, where he served at Downs Cha­pel, Clap­ton.

Tymms was Pre­si­dent and Pro­fes­sor of The­ol­o­gy at Ra­wdon Col­lege, Leeds (1891–1904), and Pre­si­dent of the Bap­tist Un­ion (1896).

He re­ceived a DD de­gree from St. And­rews in 1897.

He was living at Bex­hill-on-Sea as of 1906.




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