April 10, 1837, London, England.
November 14, 1909.
Panteón del Carmen, Monterrey, Mexico.
Thomas was the son of John Westrup, Sr., and Catherine Andrews Pretty.
He arrived with his family in Veracruz, Mexico, in May 1852. His father, an engineer, had a contract to build a flour mill on the estate of Vicente Díaz Gollano in San Miguel de Allende.
Thomas participated in the foundation of the first evangelical church in Latin America, in Monterrey, Mexico, in 1864. In 1867, he became an agent of the American Bible Society.
In 1876, he traveled to New York, where the Baptist Home Mission Society commissioned him as a missionary to Mexico.
His works include: