Noteable Graves at Brookwood Cemetery

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Lady Henry Somerset (1852-1921) [PLOT 46]

Advocate of temperance and women’s welfare. Born Lady Isabella Caroline Somers-Cocks; 3rd August 1851 was a British philanthropist, temperance leader and campaigner for women's rights. As president of the British Women's Temperance Association she spoke at the first...

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Sir Alex Meadows Rendel (1829-1918) [PLOT 45]

Civil Engineer.Born on the 3rd April, 1829, educated at King’s College, Canterbury, and Trinity College, Cambridge, he began his engineering career under his father, the late James Meadows Rendel, on the death of his father, in 1856, he succeeded him in the...

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Charles Henry Mileham (1837-1917) [PLOT 46]

Architect. Born in Aylesham, Norfolk. Moved to London. He concentrated mostly on designs for Schools, Country Houses, and Churches. He designed a bespoke factory for Chubb Locks and a luxurious Grand Hotel in Southwold. His work is also on display in the Cemetery in...

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Baron de Cartier de Marchienne (1871-1946) [PLOT 55]

Belgian Ambassador. Baron Emile-Ernest de Cartier de Marchienne born 30th November 1871 in Schaerbeek, Belgium, was a Belgian diplomat. Emile de Cartier de Marchienne was Belgian Minister in the United States, China, the United Kingdom, Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican...

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Reverend Alexander Heriot Mackonochie (1825-1887) [PLOT 46]

Curate of St Albans. Born at Fareham, Hampshire, 11th August 1825, was third son of George Mackonochie, a retired colonel in the army. He was educated at schools at Bath and Exeter, and attended lectures, at Edinburgh University for a short time. He was ordained in...

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Alfred William Hunt (1830-1896) [PLOT 56]

Landscape Painter. Alfred William Hunt was born in Liverpool in 1830. He began to paint while at the Liverpool Collegiate School. However at his father's suggestion he went in 1848 to Corpus Christi College, Oxford to study classics. His career there was...

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Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1839-1907) [PLOT 36]

Civil Engineer. Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt was the son of Admiral Frederick Edward Vernon-Harcourt (1790–1883), and his wife, Marcia Delap née Tollemache (1802–1868). He was educated at Windlesham House School, Harrow School and Balliol College, Oxford,...

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Harry Govier Seeley (1839-1909) [PLOT 37]

Geologist and Palaeontologist. Harry Govier Seeley was born on 18th February 1839 in London. At the age of two, Seeley was sent to live with pianoforte makers after his father and was declared bankrupt. In 1855 his uncle John Seeley paid to have him trained for the...

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Joyce Pearce (1915-1985) [PLOT 44]

Founder of Ockenden Venture for refugee children. The Ockenden Venture was founded in 1951 by three local schoolteachers and took its name from founder Joyce Pearce’s family home ‘Ockenden’ in White Rose Lane, Woking. The Ockenden Venture became a registered charity...

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Dugald Drummond (1840-1912) [PLOT 38]

Railway Engineer. Dugald Drummond born 1st January 1840 was a Scottish steam locomotive engineer. He had a career with the North British Railway, LB&SCR, Caledonian Railway and London and South Western Railway. He was the older brother of the engineer Peter...

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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
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