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Famous People Buried in Manchester

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List of famous people buried in Manchester, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Manchester. If you're ever visiting Manchester and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List features people like Tony Wilson and L. S. Lowry.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Manchester?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Manchester?"

From celebrity tombs at Manchester to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Manchester. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Manchester, like what year and where the person was born.
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    L. S. Lowry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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    Laurence Stephen "L.S." Lowry was an English artist born in Stretford, Lancashire. Many of his drawings and paintings depict Pendlebury, where he lived and worked for more than 40 years and also Salford and its surrounding areas. Lowry is famous for painting scenes of life in the industrial districts of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 89 (1887-1976)
    • Birthplace: Stretford, United Kingdom
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    Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC. Wilson was the music mogul behind some of Manchester's most successful bands. He was one of the five co-founders of Factory ...more

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    • Age: Died at 57 (1950-2007)
    • Birthplace: Salford^! Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Impresario, Businessperson, Journalist, Radio personality, Actor, + more
    • Credits: 24 Hour Party People, The Final Season, Pray for the Wildcats, Happy Mondays: Call the Cops
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    Moody Currier

    Moody Currier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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    Moody Currier was a lawyer, banker, generous patron of the arts, and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire. Currier was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire, USA. Currier married three times first to Lucretia C. Dustin then to Mary W. Kidder, and thirdly to Hannah A. Slade Currier was the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 92 (1806-1898)
    • Birthplace: Boscawen, New Hampshire, USA
    • Profession: Politician
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    Benjamin S. Roberts

    Benjamin S. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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    Benjamin Stone Roberts was an American lawyer, civil engineer, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. more

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    • Age: Died at 65 (1810-1875)
    • Birthplace: Manchester, Vermont, United States of America
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    Asa P. Blunt

    Asa P. Blunt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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    Asa Peabody Blunt was a draughtsman and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1826-1889)
    • Birthplace: Danville, Vermont, United States of America
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    Archie Jay Lomas

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    • Age: Died at 0 (2009-2009)
    • Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom
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    John Prettyjohns

    John Prettyjohns VC was the first Royal Marine to win 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

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1823-1887)
    • Birthplace: Devon, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Soldier
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    Morris Cohen

    Morris Abraham "Two-Gun" Cohen was a British and Canadian adventurer of Jewish origin who became aide-de-camp to Sun Yat-sen and a major-general in the Chinese National Revolutionary Army. more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1887-1970)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
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