Bourn, Samuel an English Dissenting minister, assistant to Dr. John Taylor of Norwich, was the founder of a sect of Annihilationists (q.v.), called, after him Bourneans. He died in 1796. He published Fifty Sermons on Various Subjects, Critical, Philosophical, and Moral (Norwich, 1777): — and other Sermons (1752, 1760, 1763). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.