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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.
L. S. Lowry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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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 years and also Salford and its surrounding areas. Lowry is famous for painting scenes of life in the industrial districts of North West England in the mid-20th century. He developed a distinctive style of painting and is best known for his urban landscapes peopled with human figures often referred to as "matchstick men". He painted mysterious unpopulated landscapes, brooding portraits and the unpublished "marionette" works, which were only found after his death. Due to his use of stylised figures and the lack of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 89 (1887-1976)

Birthplace: Stretford, United Kingdom

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Tony Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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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 was the music mogul behind some of Manchester's most successful bands. He was one of the five co-founders of Factory Records and the founder and manager of the Haçienda nightclub. Wilson was known as "Mr Manchester", dubbed as such for his work in promoting the culture of Manchester throughout his career. He was portrayed by Steve Coogan in Michael Winterbottom's 2002 film 24 Hour Party People, and by Craig Parkinson in Anton Corbijn's 2007 film Control. He died on 10 August 2007 from a heart attack whilst also ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 57 (1950-2007)

Birthplace: Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

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Moody Currier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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Moody Currier


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 times first to Lucretia C. Dustin then to Mary W. Kidder, and thirdly to Hannah A. Slade Currier was the owner and editor of the Manchester Democrat newspaper. In 1856 to 1857 Currier served in the New Hampshire State Senate serving as President of the Senate in 1857. From 1860 to 1861 Currier was on the Governor’s Council. Currier served as a fellow at Bates College from 1882 to 1889. He was Governor of New Hampshire from 1885 to 1887. Manchester’s Currier Museum of Art is named after him and was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 92 (1806-1898)

Birthplace: Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States of America

Benjamin S. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Manchester
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Benjamin S. Roberts


Benjamin Stone Roberts was an American lawyer, civil engineer, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 65 (1810-1875)

Birthplace: Manchester, Vermont, United States of America