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List of famous people who died in Somerset, with photos when available. These notable Somerset deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Somerset, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Somerset listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Somerset has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people in it, like John Barnwell and Hester Pitt, Countess of Chatham.

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This list of historic deaths in Somerset includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Evelyn Waugh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Evelyn Waugh Died at 63 (1903-1966)

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Joe Strummer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Joe Strummer Died at 50 (1952-2002)

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David Hartley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
David Hartley Died at 52 (1705-1757)

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Craig Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Craig Thomas Died at 69 (1942-2011)

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Henry Watson Fowler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Henry Watson Fowler Died at 75 (1858-1933)

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Alicia Markova is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Alicia Markova Died at 94 (1910-2004)

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John Grierson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
John Grierson Died at 74 (1898-1972)

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Leonard Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Leonard Lewis Died at 78 (1927-2005)

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William Cheselden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
William Cheselden Died at 64 (1688-1752)

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William Hargood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
William Hargood Died at 77 (1762-1839)

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Hester Pitt, Countess of Chath... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Hester Pitt, Countess of Chatham Died at 83 (1720-1803)

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John Hanning Speke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
John Hanning Speke Died at 37 (1827-1864)

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William Bingham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
William Bingham Died at 52 (1752-1804)

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William Crotch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
William Crotch Died at 72 (1775-1847)

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Roger Hollis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Roger Hollis Died at 68 (1905-1973)

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William Oliver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
William Oliver Died at 69 (1695-1764)

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John Abineri is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
John Abineri Died at 72 (1928-2000)

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John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granvi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville Died at 73 (1690-1763)

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Leo McKern is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Leo McKern Died at 82 (1920-2002)

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D'Ewes Coke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
D'Ewes Coke Died at 64 (1747-1811)

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Matthew White Ridley, 1st Visc... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset

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Nathaniel Wells is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Nathaniel Wells Died at 73 (1779-1852)

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Joan Hughes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Joan Hughes Died at 75 (1918-1993)

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William Croft is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
William Croft Died at 49 (1678-1727)

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Francis Fenner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Francis Fenner Died at 85 (1811-1896)

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Jack Maxsted is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Jack Maxsted Died at 85 (1916-2001)

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Gildas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Gildas Died at 54 (516-570)

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Murray Carrington is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Murray Carrington Died at 56 (1885-1941)

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Henry Labouchere, 1st Baron Ta... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Henry Labouchere, 1st Baron Taunton Died at 71 (1798-1869)

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Edward Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Edward Sinclair Died at 63 (1914-1977)

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John Wood, the Elder is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
John Wood, the Elder Died at 50 (1704-1754)

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John Wood, the Younger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
John Wood, the Younger Died at 54 (1728-1782)

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Samuel Youd is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Samuel Youd Died at 90 (1922-2012)

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Joseph Butler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Joseph Butler Died at 60 (1692-1752)

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Herbert Pitman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Herbert Pitman Died at 84 (1877-1961)

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Charles Warren is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Charles Warren Died at 87 (1840-1927)

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Edmund Nelson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Edmund Nelson Died at 80 (1722-1802)

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Christopher Anstey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Christopher Anstey Died at 81 (1724-1805)

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Ralph Allen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Ralph Allen Died at 71 (1693-1764)

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William Thomas Beckford is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
William Thomas Beckford Died at 84 (1760-1844)

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Andrew Clarke is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Andrew Clarke Died at 78 (1824-1902)

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Richard McCreery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Richard McCreery Died at 69 (1898-1967)

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Arthur Havelock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Arthur Havelock Died at 64 (1844-1908)

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John Chard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
John Chard Died at 50 (1847-1897)

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Bernard Archard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Bernard Archard Died at 92 (1916-2008)

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Terence Dudley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Terence Dudley Died at 69 (1919-1988)

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Connop Thirlwall is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Connop Thirlwall Died at 78 (1797-1875)

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Donald M. Ashton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Donald M. Ashton Died at 85 (1919-2004)

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Matthew Nathan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Matthew Nathan Died at 77 (1862-1939)

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Valerie Gearon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Somerset
Valerie Gearon Died at 66 (1937-2003)