REV HENRY EARL FITZGERALD THAMES
Jamaica & New College 1959 (27 August 1936)
Earl read PPE at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and became ordained in 1964. He was a straight-talking minister of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI). Earl served as many roles in the church and was key to the union of the Presbyterian and the Congregational Churches in 1965 to form the United Church in Jamaica and Grand Cayman, and in 1992 the merger with the Disciples of Christ to form what is now the UCJCI. Thames has several publications to his credit, the latest being The Book of Revelation: A commentary for Lay Persons, published in 2015.