Noteable Graves at Brookwood Cemetery

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John Hay Beith (Ian Hay) (1876-1952) [PLOT 37]

Writer. Major General John Hay Beith, CBE born 17th April 1876 was a British schoolmaster and soldier, but he is best remembered as a novelist, playwright, essayist, and historian who wrote under the pen name Ian Hay. After reading Classics at Cambridge University,...

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Edward Ballard (1820-1897) [PLOT 36]

Physician and Public Health Officer. Edward Ballard was a 19th-century English physician, best known for his reports on the unsanitary conditions in which most of Victorian England lived. Ballard was born in Islington, Middlesex, the son Edward George Ballard, the...

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Charles Warne (1802-1887) [PLOT 30]

English antiquarian and archaeologist specialising in prehistoric and ancient monuments of Dorset. Born in Dorset, with the poet William Barnes he was involved in protecting the Maumbury Rings which resulted in their statutory protection from the route of the...

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Horatia Nelson Johnson (1832-1890) [PLOT 26]

Horatia Nelson Johnson (1832-1890) [PLOT 26]

Granddaughter of Lord Horatio Nelson. Horatia Nelson Johnson was the seventh of nine children born to Horatia Nelson (1801-1881), Lord Horatio Nelson's child by Emma Hamilton. Her father was the Rev. Philip Ward (1795-1859), for many years Vicar of St Mildred's Church...

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Admiral Sir Arthur Cummings (1817-1893) [PLOT 35]

Naval Officer. Sir Arthur Cumming KCB born 6th May 1817 was an officer of the Royal Navy. He was born in Nancy, France to Sir Henry John Cumming, a general in the British Army and received naval education at the Royal Naval College in Portsmouth. Cumming served as...

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John Thomas Tiller (1854-1925) [PLOT 76]

Originator of military precision dancing and the ‘Tiller Girls’. John Tiller always had a keen interest in music. He was always a perfectionist to the point where very few people could live up to his standards. At ten years old he became a choirboy, and with his...

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Frederick Edward Hulme (1841-1909) [PLOT 83]

Botanist. Frederick Hulme was known as a teacher and an amateur botanist. He was the Professor of Freehand and Geometrical Drawing at King's College London from 1886. His most famous work was Familiar Wildflowers which was issued in nine volumes. Frederick Edward...

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Hugo Hirst (1863-1943) [PLOT 74]

Industrial Engineer and founder of General Electric Company. Born near Munich, Hugo Hirsch became a naturalized British subject in 1883 and changed his surname to Hirst. He was co-founder of the General Electric Company plc, and in 1910 became its chairman. He was...

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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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