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List of famous people buried in Abney Park Cemetery, 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 Abney Park Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Abney Park Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

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From celebrity tombs at Abney Park Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Abney Park Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Abney Park Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

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William Booth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
William Booth Died at 83 (1829-1912) William Booth was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General. The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 ...more

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John Pye-Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
John Pye-Smith Died at 77 (1774-1851) The Rev Dr John Pye-Smith FRS, FGS was a Congregational theologian and tutor, associated with reconciling geological sciences with the Bible, repealing the Corn Laws and abolishing slavery. He ...more

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Isabella Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Isabella Banks Died at 76 (1821-1897) Isabella Varley Banks, also known as Mrs G. Linnaeus Banks or Isabella Varley, was a 19th-century writer of English poetry and novels, born in Manchester, England. She is most widely remembered ...more

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Catherine Booth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Catherine Booth Died at 61 (1829-1890) Catherine Booth was the wife of the founder of The Salvation Army, William Booth. Because of her influence in the formation of The Salvation Army she was known as the 'Mother of The Salvation

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William Hone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
William Hone Died at 62 (1780-1842) William Hone was an English writer, satirist and bookseller. His victorious court battle against government censorship in 1817 marked a turning point in the fight for British press freedom.

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Mary Hays is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Mary Hays Died at 84 (1759-1843) Mary Hays was a novelist, best known for her belief in radical feminism and her provocative history of women. She was born in 1759, into a family of Protestants who rejected the practices of the ...more

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Marshall Broomhall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Marshall Broomhall Died at 71 (1866-1937) Marshall B. Broomhall, was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China with the China Inland Mission. He also authored many books on the subject of Chinese missionary work. He was the ...more

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Bramwell Booth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Bramwell Booth Died at 73 (1856-1929) Bramwell Booth, CH was the first Chief of Staff and the second General of The Salvation Army, succeeding his father, William Booth.

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Talbot Baines Reed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Talbot Baines Reed Died at 41 (1852-1893) Talbot Baines Reed was an English writer of boys' fiction who established a genre of school stories that endured into the mid-20th century. Among his best-known work is The Fifth Form at St. ...more

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William Ellis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
William Ellis Died at 78 (1794-1872) William Ellis was an English missionary and author. He traveled through the Society Islands, Hawaiian Islands and Madagascar, and wrote several books describing his experiences.

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John Hoppus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
John Hoppus Died at 86 (1789-1875) The Rev. John Hoppus LL.D., PhD, FRS, was an English Congregational minister, author, Fellow of the Royal Society, abolitionist and educational reformer. He was appointed the first Chair of ...more

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Josiah Conder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Josiah Conder Died at 66 (1789-1855) Josiah Conder, correspondent of Robert Southey and well connected to romantic authors of his day, was editor of the British literary magazine The Eclectic Review, the Nonconformist and ...more

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Christopher Newman Hall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Christopher Newman Hall Died at 86 (1816-1902) Rev. Dr. Christopher Newman Hall LLB, born at Maidstone and known in later life as a 'Dissenter's Bishop', was one of the most celebrated nineteenth century English Nonconformist divines. He was ...more

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Albert Chevalier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Albert Chevalier Died at 62 (1861-1923) Albert Onesime Britannicus Gwathveoyd Louis Chevalier was an English comedian and actor.

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Walter Henry Medhurst is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Walter Henry Medhurst Died at 61 (1796-1857) Walter Henry Medhurst, was an English Congregationalist missionary to China, born in London and educated at St Paul's School. He was one of the early translators of the Bible into Chinese ...more

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James Sherman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
James Sherman Died at 66 (1796-1862) The Rev. James Sherman, was a Congregationalist and abolitionist; a popular preacher at The Castle Street Chapel in Reading from 1821 to 1836 and the Surrey Chapel, Blackfriars, London from ...more

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George Linnaeus Banks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
George Linnaeus Banks Died at 60 (1821-1881) George Linnaeus Banks, husband of author Isabella Banks, was a f boy British journalist, editor, poet, playwright, amateur actor, orator, and Methodist. George was born in Birmingham, the son of ...more

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Nathaniel Rogers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Nathaniel Rogers Died at 76 (1808-1884) Nathaniel Rogers M.D. was a doctor of medicine who qualified at Edinburgh University in 1832 and practiced in Malton, Yorkshire in his early career, later moving to London and then, during ...more

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Thomas William Robertson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Thomas William Robertson Died at 42 (1829-1871) Thomas William Robertson, usually known professionally as T. W. Robertson, was an English dramatist and innovative stage director best known for a series of realistic or naturalistic plays ...more

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Walter B. Woodbury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Walter B. Woodbury Died at 51 (1834-1885) Walter Bentley Woodbury was an inventor and pioneering English photographer. He was one of the earliest photographers in Australia and the Dutch East Indies. He also patented numerous inventions ...more

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Henry Richard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Henry Richard Died at 76 (1812-1888) Rev. Henry Richard MP, "the Apostle of Peace", was a Congregational minister and Welsh Member of Parliament, 1868-88. The son of the Rev. Ebenezer Richard, a Calvinistic Methodist ...more

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James Bronterre O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
James Bronterre O'Brien Died at 60 (1804-1864) James Bronterre O'Brien was an Irish Chartist leader, reformer and journalist.

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James Braidwood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
James Braidwood Died at 61 (1800-1861) James Braidwood founded the world's first municipal fire service in Edinburgh in 1824, and was the first director of the London Fire Engine Establishment. He is credited with the development of ...more

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Andrew Reed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Andrew Reed Died at 75 (1787-1862) Andrew Reed was an English Congregational minister and hymnwriter, who became a prominent philanthropist and social reformer. He was also the father of Sir Charles Reed and grandfather of Talbot ...more

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Thomas Binney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Thomas Binney Died at 76 (1798-1874) The Rev. Dr. Thomas Binney was an English Congregationalist divine of the 19th century, popularly known as the 'Archbishop of Nonconformity'. He was noted for sermons and writings in defence of ...more

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George Leybourne is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
George Leybourne Died at 42 (1842-1884) George Leybourne a Lion comique of the British Victorian music hall who, for much of his career, was known by the title of one of his songs, "Champagne Charlie". Another of his songs, ...more

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Alexander Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Alexander Fletcher Died at 73 (1787-1860) The Rev Dr Alexander Fletcher, the Children's Friend, was a Scottish kirk minister, and later an Independent divine in England. Author of numerous devotional works, and founder of the Finsbury ...more

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Samuel Morley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Samuel Morley Died at 77 (1809-1886) Samuel Morley, was an English woollen manufacturer, philanthropist, dissenter, abolitionist, political radical, and statesman.

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Robert Halley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Robert Halley Died at 80 (1796-1876) Robert Halley was an English Congregationalist minister and abolitionist. He was noted for his association with the politics of Repeal of the Corn Laws, and became Classical Tutor at Highbury ...more

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Benjamin Broomhall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Benjamin Broomhall Died at 82 (1829-1911) Benjamin Broomhall was a British advocate of foreign missions, administrator of the China Inland Mission, and author. Broomhall served as the General Secretary of the China Inland Mission,. A ...more

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Charles Reed is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Charles Reed Died at 62 (1819-1881) Sir Charles Reed FSA was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament for Hackney and St Ives, Chairman of the London School Board, Director and Trustee of the original Abney Park ...more

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William Brock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
William Brock Died at 68 (1807-1875) Rev. Dr. William Brock, was the first minister of Bloomsbury Chapel in Central London; abolitionist, biographer, and supporter of missionary causes.

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Joseph Ketley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Joseph Ketley Died at 73 (1802-1875) The Rev. Joseph Ketley was a mid-nineteenth century Congregational missionary and abolitionist in Guyana, the former British colony of British Guiana which was known as Demerara and Essequibo at ...more

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Samuel Oughton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Samuel Oughton Died at 78 (1803-1881) The Rev. Samuel Oughton, Baptist missionary to Jamaica 1836-1866, and colleague of William Knibb, was an ardent slavery abolitionist who became an outspoken advocate of black labour rights in ...more

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Thomas Burchell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Thomas Burchell Died at 47 (1799-1846) Thomas Burchell was a leading Baptist missionary and slavery abolitionist in Jamaica in the early nineteenth century. Many Jamaican parents name their children 'Burchell' in his honor; it is ...more

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Hugh Owen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Hugh Owen Died at 77 (1804-1881) Sir Hugh Owen was a significant Welsh educator, one of the pioneers of higher education in Wales. He was the main founder of the University College of Wales at Aberystwyth.

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John Jay is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
John Jay Died at 82 (1806-1888) John Jay was a building contractor and, earlier, a skilled stonemason, who owned a construction company located in the central City of London within Metropolitan London, England, during the 19th ...more

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G W Hunt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
G W Hunt Died at 65 (1839-1904) Leading Music Hall composer of the 1870's. Possibly the inventor of "Jingoism"

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Joanna Vassa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Joanna Vassa Died at 62 (1795-1857) Joanna Vassa was the only surviving child of the former slave and anti-slavery campaigner Olaudah Equiano. Her grave has recently been rediscovered in Abney Park Cemetery, London, but little is ...more

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John Morison is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
John Morison Died at 68 (1791-1859) Rev. Dr John Morison - occasionally spelt Morrison - was a longstanding editor of the Evangelical Magazine & Missionary Chronicle, author of theological and biographical subjects, and a ...more

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John Campbell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
John Campbell Died at 72 (1795-1867) John Campbell was a Congregationalist minister at Whitefield's Tabernacle in London. He was only the second successor of its founder, the Methodist George Whitefield. In the literary field, he ...more

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Edward Calvert is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Edward Calvert Died at 84 (1799-1883) Edward Calvert was an English printmaker and painter. He was born in Appledore, near Bideford in Devon, and after a spell in the Navy, studied art at Plymouth and the Royal Academy. His early ...more

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Thomas Wilson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Thomas Wilson Died at 79 (1764-1843) Thomas Wilson was a Congregationalist benefactor of chapels and educational institutions and founder member of the Council of University College London from 1825. Thomas Wilson was a man of ...more

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John Harris is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
John Harris Died at 54 (1802-1856) John Harris, English Congregational minister, Christian essayist and author, became the first Principal of New College, St John’s Wood, London.

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Nelly Power is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Nelly Power Died at 33 (1854-1887) Nelly Power, was an English singer, actress and performer in music hall, burlesque and pantomime. Her funeral attracted three to four thousand spectators at Abney Park Cemetery and a further ...more

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Henry Allon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Henry Allon Died at 74 (1818-1892) Henry Allon, English Nonconformist divine, was born on 13 October 1818 at Welton, Elloughton-cum-Brough, near Hull, in Yorkshire. Under Methodist influence Henry Allon decided to enter the ...more

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Aaron Buzacott is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried in Abney Park Cemetery
Aaron Buzacott Died at 64 (1800-1864) Aaron Buzacott the elder, a Congregationalist colleague of John Williams, author of ethnographic works and co-translator of the Bible into the language of Rarotonga, was a central figure in the ...more