List of famous people buried in Arnos Vale 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 Arnos Vale Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Arnos Vale Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
Everything from Daniel Burges to Mary Carpenter is included on this list.
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Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a founder of the Brahmo Samaj movement in 1828 which engendered the Brahmo Samaj, an influential Indian socio-religious reform movement. His influence was apparent in the fields of politics, public administration and education as well as religion. He is best known for his efforts to abolish the practice of sati, the Hindu funeral practice in which the widow was compelled to sacrifice herself on her husband’s funeral pyre in some parts of the then Bengal. It was him who first introduced the word "Hinduism" into the English language in 1816. For his diverse contributions to society, Raja Ram Mohan Roy is regarded as one of the most important figures in the Bengal ...more
Age: Died at 61 (1772-1833)
Birthplace: Radhanagore, Indiasee more on Ram Mohan Roy
Arthur Gamgee FRS was a British biochemist. ...more
Age: Died at 68 (1841-1909)
Birthplace: Florence, Italysee more on Arthur Gamgee
Mary Carpenter was an English educational and social reformer. The daughter of a Unitarian minister, she founded a ragged school and reformatories, bringing previously unavailable educational opportunities to poor children and young offenders in Bristol. She published articles and books on her work and her lobbying was instrumental in the passage of several educational acts in the mid-nineteenth century. She was the first woman to have a paper published by the Statistical Society of London. She addressed many conferences and meetings and became known as one of the foremost public speakers of her time. Carpenter was active in the anti-slavery movement; she also visited India, visiting schools ...more
Age: Died at 70 (1807-1877)
Birthplace: Exeter, United Kingdom
Harry Blanshard Wood
Harry Blanshard Wood, VC, MM was an English 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. Harry Wood was born 21 June 1882 in Newton-on-Derwent, Yorkshire, the son of John Wood an agricultural labourer and Maria Nichol Dey. At 37 years old, Harry was a corporal in the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards, British Army during the First World War when deed for which he was awarded the VC took place. On 13 October 1918 at St. Python, France, when the advance was desperately opposed and the streets of the village were raked by fire, Corporal Wood's platoon sergeant was killed and he ...more
Age: Died at 42 (1882-1924)
Birthplace: Newton upon Derwent, United Kingdom