Bishop Thomas Hayes
The Rt. Rev. James Thomas Hayes DD was Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago from 1889 until his death in 1904.
He was born in 1847 and educated at Ipswich grammar school and Trinity College, Cambridge. After graduation he was ordained in 1871 and began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at St John’s, Chatham. From 1875 to 1889 he held incumbencies at Swineshead, Hinckley and Leicester.
He died on 26 January 1904 and the Bishop’s official residence is named in his honour.
Preceded by: Richard Rawle
Succeeded by: John Francis Welsh