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 over 130 already 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. We shall be adding to these pages over the next few months.


Great & Good


Thomas Barnes
(1785-1841)
Editor of The Times 1817-1841


 

Law & Politics


Rt. Hon. Charles Buller
(1806-1848)
Liberal politician


 

Medicine


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

 

Funerary Luminaries


William Banting
(1826-1901)
William Westbrook Banting
(1857-1932)
Crown Undertakers & funerary furnishers



Dr. George Birkbeck
(1776-1841)
Philanthropist & educationalist

 

Daboda Dewajee
(d. 1861)
Indian judge
 

Dr. James Miranda Barry
(1795-1865)
Army doctor, hospital reformer, cross-dresser
 

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



Anne Isabella Noel, Lady Byron
(1792-1860)
Philanthropist & mathematician

 

Sir Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton
(1817-1908)
Barrister & judge
 

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

James Samuel Farley
(1811-1866)
Monumental mason, founder of the firm now known as Jordan Farley


Robert Fellowes
(1770-1847)
Theologian& philanthropist
 

Henry Hetherington
(1792-1849)
Chartist & newspaper publisher
 

George Napoleon Epps
(1815-1874)
homeopath
Ellen Elliott Epps
(1808-1876)
Writer on health issues
 

William Holland
(1779-1856)
Furniture maker & society undertaker


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

John Cam Hobhouse
Baron Broughton de Gyfford
(1786-1869)
MP, traveller, friend of Byron
 



Sir John William Fisher, FRCS
(1788-1876)
Surgeon-in-Chief of the Metropolitan Police Force 1829-65

 

Edward Manuel Lander
(1836-1910)
Founder of E M Lander Memorials

 

Sir William Molesworth, Bt
(1810-1855)
Radical politician
 

John St John Long
(1798-1834)
Erstwhile painter, quack doctor
 

John Claudius Loudon, FLS
(1783-1843)
Landscape gardener, horticultural writer, influential theorist on cemetery design

 

Sir Patrick O'Brien, 2nd Baron O'Brien
(1823-1895)
Irish MP & traveller
 



Dr. John Lumsden Propert, MD MRCS
(1793-1867)
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
(1829-1894)
Judge
       
 
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