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

List people include George Orwell, Henry VIII of England and more.

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

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

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George Orwell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
George Orwell Died at 47 (1903-1950) Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 21 January 1950), better known by his psuedonymGeorge Orwell, was an English author. His work is marked by a profound conscientiousness of social injustice, an ...more

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Henry VIII of England is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Henry VIII of England Died at 56 (1491-1547) Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later assumed the Kingship, of Ireland, and continued the nominal claim by English monarchs to the Kingdom of ...more

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Edward VII is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Edward VII Died at 69 (1841-1910) Edward VII was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death. The eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg ...more

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Henry VI of England is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Henry VI of England Died at 50 (1421-1471) Henry VI was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. Until 1437, his realm was governed by regents. Contemporaneous accounts ...more

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George III of the United Kingd... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
George III of the United Kingdom Died at 82 (1738-1820) George III was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and ...more

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Elizabeth Woodville is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Elizabeth Woodville Died at 55 (1437-1492) Elizabeth Woodville was Queen consort of England as the spouse of King Edward IV from 1464 until his death in 1483. At the time of her birth, her family was mid-ranked in the English ...more

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Charles I of England is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Charles I of England Died at 49 (1600-1649) Charles I was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles was the second son of King James VI of Scotland, but after ...more

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Princess Margaret, Countess of... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon Died at 72 (1930-2002) Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon CI GCVO GCStJ, was the only sibling of Queen Elizabeth II and the younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Margaret spent much of her ...more

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George V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
George V Died at 71 (1865-1936) George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. He was the second son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, and the ...more

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George IV of the United Kingdo... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
George IV of the United Kingdom Died at 68 (1762-1830) George IV was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover following the death of his father, George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. From ...more

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William Herschel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
William Herschel Died at 84 (1738-1822) Sir Frederick William Herschel, KH, FRS was a German-born British astronomer, composer, and brother of Caroline Herschel. Born in the Electorate of Hanover, Herschel followed his father into the ...more

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Henry I of England is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Henry I of England Died at 67 (1068-1135) Henry I, also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to 1135. Henry was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and was educated in Latin and the liberal arts. On William's ...more

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Princess Charlotte of Wales is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Charlotte of Wales Died at 21 (1796-1817) Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales was the only child of George, Prince of Wales and Caroline of Brunswick. Had she outlived both her grandfather King George III and her father, she would have ...more

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Edward VIII of the United King... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Edward VIII of the United Kingdom Died at 78 (1894-1972) Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year. Edward was the ...more

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Mary of Teck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Mary of Teck Died at 86 (1867-1953) Mary of Teck was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Empress consort of India, as the wife of King-Emperor George V. Although technically a princess of Teck, in ...more

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Wallis Simpson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Wallis Simpson Died at 90 (1896-1986) Wallis, Duchess of Windsor was an American socialite. Her third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, abdicated his throne to marry her. Wallis's father died ...more

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Alexandra of Denmark is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Alexandra of Denmark Died at 81 (1844-1925) Alexandra of Denmark was Queen consort of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress consort of India as the wife of King-Emperor Edward VII. Her family had been relatively ...more

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Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of S... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk Died at 61 (1484-1545) Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, 1st Viscount Lisle KG was the son of Sir William Brandon and Elizabeth Bruyn. Through his third wife Mary Tudor he was brother-in-law to Henry VIII. His ...more

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Prince Albert Victor, Duke of ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale Died at 28 (1864-1892) Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, was the eldest son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, and the grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria. From the time of his ...more

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Prince Alfred of Great Britain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince Alfred of Great Britain Died at 2 (1780-1782) The Prince Alfred was a member of the British Royal Family as the 14th child and ninth son of King George III and his queen consort Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Alfred became ill after his ...more

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Princess Amelia of the United ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom Died at 27 (1783-1810) Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom was a member of the British Royal Family. She was the youngest daughter and child of King George III of the United Kingdom and his queen consort Charlotte ...more

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Charles Hatchett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Charles Hatchett Died at 82 (1765-1847) Charles Hatchett FRS was an English chemist who discovered the element niobium.

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Edward IV of England is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Edward IV of England Died at 41 (1442-1483) Edward IV was the King of England from 4 March 1461 until 3 October 1470, and again from 11 April 1471 until his death in 1483. He was the first Yorkist King of England. The first half of his ...more

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Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany Died at 31 (1853-1884) The Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany KG KT GCSI GCMG GCStJ was the eighth child and fourth son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Leopold was later created Duke of ...more

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William IV of the United Kingd... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
William IV of the United Kingdom Died at 72 (1765-1837) William IV was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death. The third son of George III and younger brother and successor to ...more

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Prince Frederick, Duke of York... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany Died at 64 (1763-1827) The Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, was the second eldest child and second son of King George III of the United Kingdom and a member of the House of Hanover. From the death of his ...more

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Princess Beatrice of the Unite... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom Died at 87 (1857-1944) Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom GBE, GCVO, GCStJ, VA, CI was the fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Felipe VI, the current ruler of Spain, is her ...more

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Anne of York, Duchess of Exete... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter Died at 37 (1439-1476) Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter was the first child and eldest surviving daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville. She was thus an elder sister of Kings Edward IV ...more

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Prince William Frederick, Duke... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh Died at 58 (1776-1834) Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, was a great-grandson of King George II and nephew and son-in-law of King George III of the United Kingdom.

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Queen Elizabeth The Queen Moth... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Died at 102 (1900-2002) Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. She was Queen consort of the United Kingdom ...more

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Princess Mary Adelaide of Camb... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge Died at 64 (1833-1897) Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George III and great-grandmother of Elizabeth II. She held the title of ...more

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Louise, Princess Royal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Louise, Princess Royal Died at 64 (1867-1931) Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife was the third child and the eldest daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Queen Alexandra; the younger sister of King George V. She was ...more

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George V of Hanover is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
George V of Hanover Died at 59 (1819-1878) George V was the last king of Hanover, the only child and successor of King Ernest Augustus I. George V's reign was ended by the Unification of Germany.

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Francis, Duke of Teck is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Francis, Duke of Teck Died at 63 (1837-1900) Francis, Duke of Teck, until 1863 known as Count Francis von Hohenstein, was a member of the German nobility, and later of the British Royal Family. He was the father of Queen Mary, the wife of ...more

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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent an... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn Died at 53 (1767-1820) The Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn was the fourth son of King George III of the United Kingdom and the father of Queen Victoria. Prince Edward was created Duke of Kent and Strathearn ...more

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Prince Octavius of Great Brita... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince Octavius of Great Britain Died at 4 (1779-1783) The Prince Octavius was the 13th child and eighth son of King George III and his queen consort Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Six months after the death of his brother Prince Alfred, ...more

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Mary of Waltham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Mary of Waltham Died at 17 (1344-1361) Mary of Waltham, Duchess Consort of Brittany, was the daughter of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault.

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Prince William Henry, Duke of ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh Died at 62 (1743-1805) Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, was a grandson of King George II and a younger brother of King George III of the United Kingdom.

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Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen Died at 57 (1792-1849) Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen was the queen consort of the United Kingdom and of Hanover as spouse of William IV of the United Kingdom. Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is named after

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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strel... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Died at 74 (1744-1818) Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was the wife of King George III. She was Queen of Great Britain and Ireland from their marriage until the union of the two kingdoms in 1801, after which she was ...more

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Mary of York is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Mary of York Died at 15 (1467-1482) Mary of York was the second daughter of Edward IV of England and his queen consort Elizabeth Woodville.

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Princess Augusta Sophia of the... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom Died at 72 (1768-1840) Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom was the second daughter of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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Princess Sophia of Gloucester is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Sophia of Gloucester Died at 71 (1773-1844) Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester was a great-granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and niece of King George III.

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Prince Alemayehu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Prince Alemayehu Died at 18 (1861-1879) Dejazmatch Alemayehu Tewodros, often referred to as HIH Prince Alemayehu or Alamayou of Ethiopia was the son of Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia. Emperor Tewodros II committed suicide after his ...more

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Princess Augusta of Great Brit... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Augusta of Great Britain Died at 76 (1737-1813) Princess Augusta Frederica of Great Britain was a granddaughter of George II and only elder sibling of George III. She married into the ducal house of Brunswick, of which she was already a ...more

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Princess Elizabeth of Clarence is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Elizabeth of Clarence Died at 1 (1820-1821) Princess Elizabeth of Clarence was an infant member of the British royal family. She was the second daughter and third child of Prince William, Duke of Clarence and St Andrews and his wife, ...more

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Princess Mary, Duchess of Glou... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh Died at 81 (1776-1857) Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh was the 11th child and fourth daughter of King George III of the United Kingdom. She married her first cousin, Prince William Frederick, Duke ...more

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John Leveson-Gower is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
John Leveson-Gower Died at 52 (1740-1792) John Leveson-Gower was an officer of the Royal Navy and a politician. He saw service during the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence, rising to the rank of rear-admiral. He also ...more

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William Montagu, 1st Earl of S... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury Died at 43 (1301-1344) William Montagu, alias de Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury, 3rd Baron Montagu, King of Mann was an English nobleman and loyal servant of King Edward III. The son of William Montagu, 2nd Baron ...more

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Geoffrey Howard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried in Berkshire
Geoffrey Howard Died at 90 (1876-1966) Lieutenant General Sir Geoffrey Weston Howard KCB CMG DSO was a British Army officer who commanded 5th Division.