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

Examples include Harold Pinter and Charles Babbage.

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

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

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Charles Babbage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Charles Babbage Died at 80 (1791-1871) Charles Babbage, FRS was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage is best remembered for originating the concept of a programmable computer. ...more

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Harold Pinter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Harold Pinter Died at 78 (1930-2008) Harold Pinter, CH, CBE was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spanned more than ...more

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Anthony Trollope is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Anthony Trollope Died at 67 (1815-1882) Anthony Trollope was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, ...more

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Richard Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Richard Roberts Died at 75 (1789-1864) Richard Roberts was a British patternmaker and engineer whose development of high-precision machine tools contributed to the birth of production engineering and mass production.

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Wilkie Collins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Wilkie Collins Died at 65 (1824-1889) William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale, and No Name. Collins was born into ...more

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Died at 53 (1806-1859) Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS, was an English mechanical and civil engineer who built dockyards, the Great Western Railway, a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven ...more

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Catherine Hayes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Catherine Hayes Died at 36 (1825-1861) Catherine Hayes, married name Catherine Bushnell, was a world-famous Irish soprano of the Victorian era. According to London's Daily Express, "Hayes was the 'Madonna' of her day; she was ...more

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Marc Isambard Brunel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Marc Isambard Brunel Died at 80 (1769-1849) Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, FRS FRSE was a French-born engineer who settled in England. He preferred the name Isambard, but is generally known to history as Marc to avoid confusion with his more ...more

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James Fitzjames Stephen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
James Fitzjames Stephen Died at 65 (1829-1894) Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Baronet was an English lawyer, judge and writer. He was created 1st Baronet Stephen by Queen Victoria.

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Thomas Jefferson Hogg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Thomas Jefferson Hogg Died at 70 (1792-1862) Thomas Jefferson Hogg was a British barrister and writer best known for his friendship with the Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Hogg was raised in County Durham, but spent most of his life ...more

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John Cowans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
John Cowans Died at 59 (1862-1921) An administrative genius . He was QuarterMaster General of the British Army during First World War. "The best QuarterMaster since Moses". His honours and decorations include CB, KCB, ...more

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Frederick Robertson Aikman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Frederick Robertson Aikman Died at 60 (1828-1888) Colonel Frederick Robertson Aikman VC was a Scottish 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 ...more

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Ernest Cassel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Ernest Cassel Died at 69 (1852-1921) Sir Ernest Joseph Cassel, GCB, GCMG, GCVO was a German-born British merchant banker and capitalist.

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John Robinson McClean is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
John Robinson McClean Died at 60 (1813-1873) John Robinson McClean CB FRS, was a British civil engineer and Liberal Party politician.

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George Busk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
George Busk Died at 79 (1807-1886) George Busk RN FRS was a British Naval surgeon, zoologist and palaeontologist.

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Matthew Dixon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Matthew Dixon Died at 84 (1821-1905) Major General Matthew Charles Dixon VC CB was a 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 ...more

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Alexis Soyer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Alexis Soyer Died at 48 (1810-1858) Alexis Benoist Soyer was a French celebrity chef who became the most celebrated cook in Victorian England. He also tried to alleviate suffering of the Irish poor in the Great Irish Famine, and ...more

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Fanny Fitzwilliam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Fanny Fitzwilliam Died at 53 (1801-1854) Frances "Fanny" Elizabeth Fitzwilliam was the actress daughter of Robert Copeland, manager of the Dover theatrical circuit. As "Miss Copeland" she made her name at the Surrey ...more

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Robert Bourke, 1st Baron Conne... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Robert Bourke, 1st Baron Connemara Died at 75 (1827-1902) Robert Bourke, 1st Baron Connemara, GCIE, PC, was a British Conservative politician and colonial administrator. He served as Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between 1874 and 1880 ...more

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Prince George, Duke of Cambrid... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Prince George, Duke of Cambridge Died at 85 (1819-1904) Prince George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge, KG KT KP GCB GCH GCSI GCMG GCIE GCVO VD PC was a member of the British Royal Family, a male-line grandson of King George III, cousin of Queen Victoria, and ...more

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Francis Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Francis Goodwin Died at 51 (1784-1835) Francis Goodwin was an English architect.

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Joseph Locke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Joseph Locke Died at 55 (1805-1860) Joseph Locke was a notable English civil engineer of the 19th century, particularly associated with railway projects. Locke ranked alongside Robert Stephenson and Isambard Kingdom Brunel as one ...more

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Thomas Allom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Thomas Allom Died at 68 (1804-1872) Thomas Allom was an English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator. He was a founding member of what became the Royal Institute of British Architects. He designed many buildings in ...more

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Richard Mayne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Richard Mayne Died at 72 (1796-1868) Sir Richard Mayne KCB was a barrister and the joint first Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, the head of the London Metropolitan Police. With an incumbency of 39 years, he was also the ...more

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Charles Lock Eastlake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Charles Lock Eastlake Died at 72 (1793-1865) Sir Charles Lock Eastlake PRA was an English painter, gallery director, collector and writer of the early 19th century.

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James Mouat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
James Mouat Died at 84 (1815-1899) Surgeon General James Mouat VC KCB 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 ...more

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Dighton Probyn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Dighton Probyn Died at 91 (1833-1924) General Sir Dighton MacNaughton Probyn VC, PC, GCB, GCSI, GCVO, ISO was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy ...more

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Guy Boisragon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Guy Boisragon Died at 67 (1864-1931) Brigadier Guy Hudleston Boisragon VC was a 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 ...more

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William Beatty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
William Beatty Died at 69 (1773-1842) Dr. Sir William Beatty MD FRS was an Irish surgeon who served in the Royal Navy. Born in Derry, Ireland, he joined as a surgeon's mate in 1791 at the age of 18. He is best known as the Ship's ...more

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Augustus Wollaston Franks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Augustus Wollaston Franks Died at 71 (1826-1897) Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks KCB was an English antiquary and museum administrator. Franks was described by Marjorie Caygill, historian of the British Museum, as "arguably the most ...more

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Princess Sophia of the United ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom Died at 71 (1777-1848) The Princess Sophia was the 12th child and fifth daughter of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Sophia is perhaps best known for the rumours surrounding a supposed ...more

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Cecil Francis Kilner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Cecil Francis Kilner Died at 42 (1883-1925) Group Captain Cecil Francis Kilner DSO* ADC was an early English aviator and pilot in the 1914 Cuxhaven Raid. He was awarded two Distinguished Service Orders during service with the Royal Naval ...more

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John Edward Carew is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
John Edward Carew Died at 83 (1785-1868) John Edward Carew was a notable Irish sculptor during the 19th century. His most prominent work is the Death of Nelson - one of the four bronze panels on the pedestal of Nelson's Column in ...more

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William Innell Clement is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
William Innell Clement William Innell Clement was an English newspaper proprietor.

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Lord Robert Montagu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Lord Robert Montagu Died at 77 (1825-1902) Lord Robert Montagu PC, was a British Conservative politician. He served as Vice-President of the Committee on Education between 1867 and 1868.

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Angier March Perkins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Angier March Perkins Died at 82 (1799-1881) Angier March Perkins was a U.S. engineer who worked most of his career in the UK and was instrumental in developing the new technologies of central heating.

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William Vincent Wallace is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
William Vincent Wallace Died at 53 (1812-1865) Vincent Wallace was an Irish composer and musician. He is mainly known as an opera composer, with key works such as Maritana and Lurline, but he also wrote some virtuoso piano music that was ...more

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John FitzGibbon, 2nd Earl of C... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
John FitzGibbon, 2nd Earl of Clare Died at 59 (1792-1851) John FitzGibbon, 2nd Earl of Clare KP GCH PC was the son of John FitzGibbon, 1st Earl of Clare and his wife, Anne. He succeeded to the titles of Baron FitzGibbon in the Peerage of Great Britain ...more

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Charles Yorke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Charles Yorke Died at 90 (1790-1880) Field Marshal Sir Charles Yorke GCB was a senior British Army officer. He fought in many of the battles of the Peninsular War and then of the Hundred Days seeing action as an extra aide-de-camp ...more

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Edward Chichester, 4th Marques... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Edward Chichester, 4th Marquess of Donegall Died at 90 (1799-1889) Edward Chichester, 4th Marquess of Donegall was an Irish peer. He was born in Great Cumberland Place, London, and was educated at Eton and Trinity College Dublin, graduating BA in 1822. He ...more

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William Spottiswoode Trevor is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
William Spottiswoode Trevor Died at 76 (1831-1907) Major General William Spottiswoode Trevor VC was a 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 ...more

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Sir William MacCormac, 1st Bar... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Sir William MacCormac, 1st Baronet Died at 65 (1836-1901) Sir William MacCormac, 1st Baronet, KCB, KCVO, was a notable British surgeon during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. MacCormac was a strong advocate of the antiseptic surgical ...more

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Sir William Molesworth, 8th Ba... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Sir William Molesworth, 8th Baronet Died at 45 (1810-1855) Sir William Molesworth, 8th Baronet PC, was a Radical British politician, who served in the coalition cabinet of The Earl of Aberdeen from 1853 until his death in 1855 as First Commissioner of ...more

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Collingwood Dickson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Collingwood Dickson Died at 87 (1817-1904) General Sir Collingwood Dickson VC GCB was a 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 ...more

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Herbert James is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Herbert James Died at 70 (1888-1958) Major Herbert James VC MC 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 ...more

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Hugh Henry Gough is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Hugh Henry Gough Died at 76 (1833-1909) General Sir Hugh Henry Gough, VC, GCB, was born into an Anglo-Irish aristocratic family in Calcutta, Bengal, India, and was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious ...more

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Edmund Henry Lenon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Edmund Henry Lenon Died at 55 (1838-1893) Lieutenant Colonel Edmund Henry Lenon VC 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 ...more

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John Manners Smith is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
John Manners Smith Died at 49 (1878-1927) Lieutenant Colonel John Manners Smith VC CIE CVO was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more

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De Lacy Evans is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
De Lacy Evans Died at 83 (1787-1870) Sir George de Lacy Evans GCB was a British Army general who served in four wars in which the United Kingdom's troops took part in the 19th century. He was later a long-serving Member of ...more

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Robert Lee is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery
Robert Lee Died at 84 (1793-1877) Robert Lee FRS was Regius Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow in 1834. He held the Chair for the shortest period of any holder to date, resigning from his position immediately ...more