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

List features people like Tony Wilson and L. S. Lowry.

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

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

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L. S. Lowry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
L. S. Lowry Died at 89 (1887-1976) Laurence Stephen "L.S." Lowry was an English artist born in Stretford, Lancashire. Many of his drawings and paintings depict Pendlebury, where he lived and worked for more than 40 ...more

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Tony Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Tony Wilson Died at 57 (1950-2007) Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC. Wilson ...more

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Moody Currier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Moody Currier Died at 92 (1806-1898) Moody Currier was a lawyer, banker, generous patron of the arts, and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire. Currier was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire, USA. Currier married three ...more

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Benjamin S. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Benjamin S. Roberts Died at 65 (1810-1875) Benjamin Stone Roberts was an American lawyer, civil engineer, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Asa P. Blunt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Asa P. Blunt Died at 63 (1826-1889) Asa Peabody Blunt was a draughtsman and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Archie Jay Lomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Archie Jay Lomas Died at 0 (2009-2009)

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John Prettyjohns is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
John Prettyjohns Died at 64 (1823-1887) John Prettyjohns VC was the first Royal Marine to win 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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Morris Cohen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Morris Cohen Died at 83 (1887-1970) Morris Abraham "Two-Gun" Cohen was a British and Canadian adventurer of Jewish origin who became aide-de-camp to Sun Yat-sen and a major-general in the Chinese National Revolutionary

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Dick and Mac McDonald is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Dick and Mac McDonald Richard James "Dick" McDonald and his brother, Maurice James "Mac" McDonald were early American fast food pioneers, who established the first McDonald's restaurant at 1948 ...more

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Henry F. W. Little is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
Henry F. W. Little Died at 65 (1842-1907) Henry F. W. Little was a Sergeant in the 7th New Hampshire Infantry, Union Army, and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War. In 1896, he published a history of his ...more