Examples of people on this list include Edward Harland and Francis Maginn.
This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Belfast City Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Belfast City Cemetery?"
From celebrity tombs at Belfast City Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Belfast City Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Belfast City Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Sir Edward James Harland, 1st Baronet was a British shipbuilder and politician. Born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, he was educated at Edinburgh Academy. In 1846, aged 15, he took an apprenticeship at the engineering works of Robert Stephenson and Company in Newcastle upon Tyne. Afterwards he was ...more
Age: Died at 64 (1831-1895)
Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdomsee more on Edward Harland
Sir George Clark, 1st Baronet
Sir George Smith Clark, 1st Baronet DL was a businessman and politician in Northern Ireland. George S. Clark was born in Paisley, Scotland the second son of thread manufacturer James Clark, and Jane Smith; both his parents were Scottish Presbyterians. ...more
Age: Died at 74 (1861-1935)
Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdomsee more on Sir George Clark, 1st Baronet
Bernard McQuirt VC was born in Donaghcloney near Lurgan, County Armagh and was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ...more
Age: Died at 59 (1829-1888)
Birthplace: Donaghcloney, United Kingdom
Profession: Soldiersee more on Bernard McQuirt
Francis Maginn was a Church of Ireland missionary who worked to improve living standards for the deaf community by promoting sign language and was one of the co-founders of the British Deaf Association. ...more
Age: Died at 57 (1861-1918)
Birthplace: Mallow, County Cork, Republic of Irelandsee more on Francis Maginn
Surgeon Valentine Munbee McMaster VC was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ...more
Age: Died at 38 (1834-1872)
Birthplace: Tiruchirappalli, India
Profession: Soldier, Physiciansee more on Valentine McMaster