Noteable Graves at Brookwood Cemetery

You can browse some of the notable people buried here at the cemetery below and find out more information about them. If however you are looking for a particular individual you can use the fast links tab on the right hand side at the top which has a list of notables and links to further information.

Sir Thomas Dakin (1808 – 1889) [The Ring]

Sir Thomas Dakin (1808 – 1889) [The Ring] City Businessman and Lord Mayor of London.   Dakin was born in Knutsford, Cheshire on 8 February 1808, he was educated at Knutsford Grammar School and London University. He first worked for a wholesale and export druggist in...

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Bolton Family Mausoleum Plot [Plot 34]

Within this Mausoleum lie Sir Samuel Bagster Boulton (1830-1918), an industrialist. He was chairman of Burt, Boulton and Haywood Ltd.  Boulton was also chairman of the Dominion Tar and Chemical Company, of the British-Australian Timber Company, and of the London...

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DAME REBECCA WEST (1892-1983) [PLOT 81]

DAME REBECCA WEST (1892-1983) [PLOT 81]

Author, reporter, literary critic. Born Cicily Fairfield, she began writing for The Freewoman under the pseudonym “Rebecca West”. Her book ‘Henry James’ (published 1916) established her literary reputation. When she was 21, she began a liaison with H. G. Wells with...

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MEIKLEJOHN, Matthew F. M. (1870-1913) [Plot 3]

MEIKLEJOHN, Matthew F. M. (1870-1913) [Plot 3]

Major Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklejohn VC was educated atFettes College. He joined the Gordon Highlanders in India in 1891. He saw active service with the Chitral Relief Force (1895) and the Tirah Expedition (1897). He was promoted to Captain in 1899. During...

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Thomas Humphrey (1839-1878) [Plot82]

Cricketer Thomas was born 16th January 1839 in Mitcham. At the age of 23 he was playing first-class cricket for Surrey. He was known as the “Pocket Hercules” for although he was short, he could hit powerfully, he was considered one of the best all-rounders, of the...

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Boris Berezovsky (1946-2013) [PLOT 4]

Russian businessman, government official and mathematician. Boris Abramovich Berezovsky, also known as Platon Elenin, was a Russian business oligarch, government official, engineer, and mathematician. He was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Berezovsky was...

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Sarah Eleanor Smith (1861-1931) [PLOT 32]

Sarah Eleanor Smith (1861-1931) [PLOT 32]

Widow of Captain Edward J Smith, Captain of the Titanic, who was lost at sea as the liner sank on its maiden voyage in April 1912.  Mrs Smith was gravely injured when she was knocked down by a taxi in London and died at St Mary Abbot’s Hospital, Kensington on 28th...

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Notable graves at the cemetery in list format with quick links to more information

Sir Thomas Dakin
Khurshid Hassan Drabu CBE
Professor Sir Arthur Schuster
Thomas Humphrey
Boris Berezovsky
HRH Sharif Al-Hussein Ben Ali
Sir Cosmo Edmund Duff-Gordon
Sarah Eleanor Smith
Lady Henry Somerset
Sir Alex Meadows Rendel
Charles Henry Mileham
Baron de Cartier de Marchienne
Reverend Alexander Heriot Mackonochie
Alfred William Hunt
Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt
Harry Govier Seeley
Joyce Pearce
Dame Alicia Frances Jane Lloyd Still
Dugald Drummond
John Hay Beith
Edward Ballard
Charles Warne
Horatia Nelson Johnson
Field Marshal Sir William Robert Robertson
Admiral Sir Arthur Cummings
John Thomas Tiller
Sir Eustace Henry William Tennyson d’Eyncourt
Frederick Edward Hulme
Hugo Hirst
Magdalena Cecilia Colledge
Sir Owen Willans Richardson
Arthur Stockdale Cope KCVO, RA.
Sir John Wolfe Barry
Edward White
Dennis Yates Wheatley
Forest Frederic Edward Yeo Thomas
Sir Edward Robert Peacock
Albert Visetti
Stanley Hugh Coryton Roberts
Sir Percy Girouard
Margaret, Duchess of Argyll
Syed Al Razawi Ameer Ali
Johanna Kinkel
Dr Alice Vickery Drysdale
Charles Robert Drysdale
Bennet Graham Burleigh
Sir James Brunlees
Alfred Edmeades Bestall
William Henry Quilliam
Muhammad Marmaduke William Pickthall
Daniel Nichols
Abdullah Yusuf Ali
HRH Princess Sharifa Musbah Haider El-Asimi
Richard Ansdell
Zaha Mohammad Hadid
Zdenka Pokorna
William Frend de Morgan
Robert Knox
Ramadan Guney
John Singer Sargent
John Lynch
Gottleib Leitner
Edith Thompson
Charles Bradlaugh
Abdul Rahman Andak
Carroll Gibbons
Abdul Rahman Andak
Dame Rebecca West
Bolton Family Mausoleum

IMPORTANT NOTICE
North Cemetery Entrance closure
21 June 2021 – 12 July 2021

The main entrance to the north side of the cemetery, off Cemetery Pales, will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians for approximately three weeks to allow for resurfacing works to be carried out. The north side of the cemetery is still open to visitors able to arrive on foot and can be accessed via the Brookwood Station underpass, the Red House carpark or military cemeteries.

Limited parking is available at Red House on weekdays for a maximum of 90 minutes and weekends. Alternative parking is available at Brookwood Station (charges apply). Funerals are taking place as normal and the Cemetery Team will provide details of the temporary access arrangements in place.The resurfacing works are part of a consented scheme to provide 450 new burials pots, additional parking, create a new wetland habitat and restore an area of the cemetery used as an illegal waste site by the previous owners.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the works.
If you have a question about accessing site, please call the Brookwood Cemetery Office.

Telephone No: 01483 472222

Email: info@brookwoodcemetery.com