John Edward Taylor (11 September 1791 – 6 January 1844) was the founder of the Manchester Guardian newspaper, later to become The Guardian. He was born at Ilminster, Somerset, England, to Mary Scott, the poet, and John Taylor, a Unitarian minister. He was apprenticed to a cotton manufacturer in Manchester, and later became a successful merchant.
Paul Malcolm Adcock (born 2 May 1972) is an English former professional footballer, who played as a forward. Adcock was born in Ilminster, Somerset. He began his career as an apprentice with Plymouth Argyle, turning professional on 7 August 1990. He made his league debut for the Pilgrims on 18 September 1990 in a 2-2 draw with Oxford United at Home Park.