Friends of Hastings Cemetery
His death will be universally deplored by all classes the population Hastings, and especially by members of the congregation who have for so long been under his loving ministration. The rev. gentleman, too, will greatly missed on the platforms of the various religious societies with which he was connected, and in him they will have lost one of their most successful pleaders.
VORES, Thomas (Revd) (8jul1804-
Incumbent of St Mary in the Castle from 1841 to 1875.
Born in Marylebone, London, on 8th July 1804, Revd. Thomas Vores was the Vicar of St. Mary-
VORES COTTAGES. Halton; commemorate Rev. Thomas Vores, ‘the much respected minister of St Mary-
MUSINGS IN St MARY'S-
South Eastern Advertiser 16mar1878 page 6
Within these hallowed walls
I sit and muse to-
While softly memory recalls
The lov'd ones passed away,—
Lov'd ones who worshipped here
So meekly at our side;
But now they fill a higher sphere
Amongsth the glorified.
And he whose welcome voice
We heard from week to week,
Bidding us in the Lord rejoice,
And for His favour seek,—
He, too, has left his place
Within the Church below,
And we no more shall see his face,
Nor share his love's outflow!
But though we mourn our loss,
And miss the days of old,
Thank God the message of the Cross
By other lips is told.
Thank Him for one who leads
Our steps in pastures fair,
And from God's storehouse richly feeds
The flock now made his care.
His pure and lofty aim,
His faithfulness of speech,
His zeal to spread the Saviour's name,
And all His counsels teach,—
His lowliness of mind,
His shrinking from un-
His love towards all mankind,—
Brightly these graces beam
Through darkening gloom and care,
Winning our most unfeigned esteem
The Revd T Vores.
St Mary's Lodge, west Hill, Hastings, property of Reverend Thomas Vores: perspective view
Built in 1840, architect, Teulon, Samuel Sanders (1812-
Rev. T. Yores, incumbent of St Mary-