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Events from the year 1737 in Great Britain.
- 29 January - Thomas Paine, pamphleteer, revolutionary, radical and intellectual (died 1809, New York)
- 27 April - Edward Gibbon, historian (died 1794)
- 2 May - William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister (died 1805)
- 11 August - Joseph Nollekens, sculptor (died 1823)
- 14 August - Charles Hutton, mathematician (died 1823)
- 1 October - Charles Towneley, antiquary (died 1805)
- date unknown - Frances Abington, actress (died 1815)
- 24 January - William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury (born 1657)
- 29 January - George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, soldier (born 1666)
- 1 February - Hew Dalrymple, Lord North Berwick, Lord President of the Court of Session (born 1652)
- 14 February - Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, Lord Chancellor (born 1685)
- 20 February - Elizabeth Rowe, poet and novelist (born 1674)
- 4 May - Eustace Budgell, writer (born 1686)
- 27 September - John Sidney, 6th Earl of Leicester, privy councillor (born 1680)
- 29 September - Joseph Adams, chief factor of the Hudson's Bay Company. (born 1700)
- 20 November - Caroline of Ansbach, queen of George II of Great Britain (born 1683, Ansbach)
- 11 December - John Strype, historian and biographer (born 1643)
- 27 December - William Bowyer, printer (born 1663)
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- ^ a b Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 215–216. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.