Founders of Kensal Green

Kensal Green Founders Monuments

Charles Broughton Bowman (d. c1840)

First secretary of the General Cemetery Company, Kensal Green

Henry Edward Kendall (1776-1875)

Architect, winner of Kensal Green’s 100 guinea architectural competition

Andrew Spottiswoode MP (1786-1866)

Bible publisher & early member of the Board

George Frederick Carden (1798-1874)

Barrister, founder of Kensal Green

Robert William Sievier, FRS (1794-1865)

Sculptor & early member of the Board: monument by Sievier to his parents

Sir John Dean Paul 1st Baronet (d. 1852)

Banker, principal financial backer of the nascent General Cemetery Company

Margaret Gregory (c1796-1832)

Wife of the scurrilous journalist Barnard Gregory (1796-1852); first funeral conducted in Kensal Green (31 January 1833)

Events At Kensal Green

There are a number of events that take place throughout the year that are open to the public and prove popular with historians, tourists and locals. Here you'll find a complete list of forthcoming events, activities, open days and lectures taking place at Kensal Green Cemetery.

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about Kensal Green Cemetery, we can be contacted at the following address:

The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
c/o The General Cemetery Company
Harrow Road
London, W10 4RA

Messages & enquiries: 07530 676151 (mobile)

Email: [email protected]

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