monuments at kensal green

The General Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green, boasts one of the finest collection of funerary monuments in the world, with fully 153already Grade II* or Grade II Listed in the national registry of buildings of special architectural or historic interest. A great many more also mark the graves of notable personalities, or appeal as sculpture in their own right.

Great & Good

Thomas Barnes
Editor of The Times 1817-1841


Law & Politics

Rt. Hon. Charles Buller
Liberal politician



Herbert William Allingham, FRCS
( 1862-1904)
Surgeon & medical writer


Funerary Luminaries

William Banting
William Westbrook Banting
Crown Undertakers & funerary furnishers

Dr. George Birkbeck
Philanthropist & educationalist


Daboda Dewajee
(d. 1861)
Indian judge

Dr. James Miranda Barry
Army doctor, hospital reformer, cross-dresser

Thomas Dowbiggin
(d. 1854)
Upholsterer, cabinet maker & society undertaker

Anne Isabella Noel, Lady Byron
Philanthropist & mathematician


Sir Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton
Barrister & judge

Sir William Beatty FRS MD
( 1773-1842)
Naval surgeon, attended Lord Nelson at Trafalgar

James Samuel Farley
Monumental mason, founder of the firm now known as Jordan Farley

Robert Fellowes
Theologian& philanthropist

Henry Hetherington
Chartist & newspaper publisher

George Napoleon Epps
Ellen Elliott Epps
Writer on health issues

William Holland
Furniture maker & society undertaker

Dwarkanauth Tagore
(d. 1846)
Businessman & philanthropist, grandfather of the poet Rabindranath Tagore

John Cam Hobhouse
Baron Broughton de Gyfford
MP, traveller, friend of Byron

Sir John William Fisher, FRCS
Surgeon-in-Chief of the Metropolitan Police Force 1829-65


Edward Manuel Lander
Founder of E M Lander Memorials


Sir William Molesworth, Bt
Radical politician

John St John Long
Erstwhile painter, quack doctor

John Claudius Loudon, FLS
Landscape gardener, horticultural writer, influential theorist on cemetery design


Sir Patrick O'Brien, 2nd Baron O'Brien
Irish MP & traveller

Dr. John Lumsden Propert, MD MRCS
Surgeon, founder of The Royal Medical Benevolent College


John Nodes
(d. 1895)
Founder of John Nodes & Sons, family undertakers

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bt KCSI
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