Scientists

John Somar
Astronomer, Mathematician
c.1340-1409
Thomas Charnock
Alchemist
c.1525-1581
John Moore
Presbyterian Minister and Schoolmaster
1643-1717
John Allen
Physician and Inventor
c.1660-1741
Robert Anstice
Natural Historian
1757-1845
William Baker
Natural Historian
1757-1853
James Jennings
Natural Historian
1772-1833
Andrew Crosse
Physicist
1784-1855
John Bowen
Polymath
1785-1854
John Clark
Polymath
1785-1853
Thomas Clark
Botanist
1793-1864
Spencer James Perceval
Antiquary and Geologist
1838-1922
Robert Gillo
Photographer, Zoologist, Chemist
1841-1891
Henry Corder
Astronomer and Polymath Lecturer
1853 – 1944
Harold Stuart Thompson
Botanist
1870 – 1940
Thomas Hedley Barry
Industrial Chemist
1891-1970

Additional Notes

There are also the Holland sisters each of whom was married to a chemist. Their father, William Holland, was a resident of Bridgwater, sometime Mayor, and lived in later years at The Lions. For further information see here.