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. 

Sarah Eleanor Smith

Sarah Eleanor Smith

  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...

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Alicia Frances Jane Lloyd Still

Matron of St Thomas’ Hospital. (1869-1944) ST THOMAS HOSPITAL [PLOT 46] Dame Alicia Frances Jane Lloyd Still, DBE, RRC Order of St. John was a British nurse, teacher, and hospital matron. Her papers helped to found the Florence Nightingale Museum, opened in 1989,...

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Isabella Caroline Somerset

Advocate of temperance and women’s welfare. Lady Henry Somerset (1852-1921) [PLOT 46] 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...

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Alex Meadows Rendel

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...

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Charles Henry Mileham

Architect. (1837-1917) [PLOT 46] 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...

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Emile-Ernest de Cartier de Marchienne

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

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Alexander Heriot Mackonochie

Curate of St Albans. Reverend Alexander Heriot Mackonochie (1825-1887) [PLOT 46] 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...

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Alfred William Hunt

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

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Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt

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

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Harry Govier Seeley

Geologist and Palaeontologist. (1839-1909) [PLOT 37] 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...

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