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Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery

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

This list below has a variety of people, like Brian Glover and Tim Rose, in it.

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

From celebrity tombs at Brompton Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Brompton Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Brompton Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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Mary Louisa Molesworth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1839-1921)
Mary Louisa Molesworth, née Stewart was an English writer of children's stories who wrote for children under the name of Mrs Molesworth. Her first novels, for adult readers, Lover and ...more
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John William Godward is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 61 (1861-1922)
John William Godward was an English painter from the end of the Pre-Raphaelite/Neo-Classicist era. He was a protégé of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema but his style of painting fell out ...more
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John Snow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 45 (1813-1858)
John Snow was an English physician and a leader in the adoption of anaesthesia and medical hygiene. He is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology, in part because of his work in ...more
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Joseph Bonomi the Younger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1796-1878)
Joseph Bonomi the Younger was an English sculptor, artist, Egyptologist and museum curator.
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William Howard Russell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
William Howard Russell Dec. at 87 (1820-1907)
Sir William Howard Russell CVO was born in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. He was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the first modern war correspondents, after he ...more
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John Wisden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
John Wisden Dec. at 58 (1826-1884)
John Wisden was an English cricketer who played 187 first-class cricket matches for three English county cricket teams, Kent, Middlesex and Sussex. He is now best known for launching the ...more
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William Seguier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 71 (1772-1843)
William Seguier was a British art dealer, painter, and official functionary in the art world. He was the first Keeper of the National Gallery, London.
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G. A. Henty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 70 (1832-1902)
George Alfred Henty was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The ...more
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Bernard Levin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 76 (1928-2004)
Henry Bernard Levin CBE was an English journalist, author and broadcaster, described by The Times as "the most famous journalist of his day". The son of a poor Jewish family in London, ...more
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William Crookes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 87 (1832-1919)
Sir William Crookes, OM, FRS was a British chemist and physicist who attended the Royal College of Chemistry, London, and worked on spectroscopy. He was a pioneer of vacuum tubes, inventing the ...more
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Constant Lambert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 46 (1905-1951)
Leonard Constant Lambert was a British composer, conductor, and journalist.
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Dawson Turner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 83 (1775-1858)
Dawson Turner was an English banker, botanist and antiquary.
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Brian Glover is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 63 (1934-1997)
Brian Glover was an English character actor, writer and wrestler. Glover was a professional wrestler, teacher, and finally a film, television and stage actor. He once said, "You play to ...more
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George Henry Borrow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1803-1881)
George Henry Borrow was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with ...more
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Edward Dicey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1832-1911)
Edward James Stephen Dicey was an English writer, journalist, and editor.
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Augustus Harris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 44 (1852-1896)
Sir Augustus Henry Glossop Harris, was a British actor, impresario, and dramatist.
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Samuel Baker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 72 (1821-1893)
Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the ...more
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Roderick Murchison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1792-1871)
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet KCB DCL FRS FRSE FLS PRGS PBA MRIA was a Scottish geologist who first described and investigated the Silurian system.
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Lady Morgan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 83 (1776-1859)
Sydney, Lady Morgan, was an Irish novelist, best known as the author of The Wild Irish Girl.
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Gustav Wilhelm Wolff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1834-1913)
Gustav Wilhelm Wolff was a German-British shipbuilder and politician. Born in Hamburg, he moved to Liverpool in 1849 to live with his uncle, Gustav Christian Schwabe. After serving his ...more
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William Conybeare is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 70 (1787-1857)
William Daniel Conybeare FRS, dean of Llandaff, was an English geologist, palaeontologist and clergyman. He is probably best known for his ground-breaking work on marine reptile fossils in the ...more
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Archibald Low is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 68 (1888-1956)
Archibald Montgomery Low was an English consulting engineer, research physicist and inventor, and author of more than 40 books. Low has been called the "father of radio guidance ...more
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Anthony of Sourozh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 89 (1914-2003)
Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh was best known as a writer and broadcaster on prayer and the Christian life. He was a monk and Metropolitan bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was founder ...more
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William Edward Ayrton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 61 (1847-1908)
William Edward Ayrton, FRS was an English physicist and electrical engineer.
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John Ramsay McCulloch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Brompton Cemetery
Dec. at 75 (1789-1864)
John Ramsey McCulloch, a Scottish economist, author and editor, is widely regarded as the leader of the Ricardian school of economists after the death of David Ricardo in 1823. He was appointed ...more