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 Percy Girouard (1867-1932) [PLOT 123]

Canadian Railway Engineer, High Commissioner of Northern Nigeria, and the East Africa Protectorate.Born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Désiré Girouard and Essie Cranwill, he attended Collège de Montréal (1877–1878) and College St. Joseph in Trois-Rivières (1879–1882)...

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Margaret, Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993) [PLOT 119]

Born Ethel Margaret Whigham 1st December 1912. Her father was a Scottish millionaire she was an only child. Her early years were spent in New York. In 1930 she was presented at court and voted debutante of the year. Margaret was a glamourous and elegant woman; her...

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Syed Al Razawi Ameer Ali (1846-1928) [PLOT119]

Founder of the Muslim League.An Indian/British Indian jurist hailing from the state of Oudh from where his father moved and settled down at Bengal Presidency. He was a prominent political leader, and author of a number of influential books on Muslim history and the...

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Johanna Kinkel (1810-1858) [PLOT 100]

German pianist, composer, poet, and writer.Kinkel was an author of considerable merit. She wrote on musical subjects, including regular review articles of music events for the Bonner Zeitung, a newspaper she and her husband edited. An autobiographical novel of hers,...

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Bennet Graham Burleigh (1840-1914) [PLOT105]

Journalist.Born in Glasgow, he began work as a shipping clerk at the age of 20. Shortly afterwards, he was forced to marry one of the family's servants after getting her pregnant. Burley left for North America with another clerk to take part in the American Civil War....

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SIR JAMES BRUNLEES (1816-1892) [PLOT 105]

Civil Engineer.James was born in Kelso on 5th January 1816. He was sent to school at the age of six were he excelled in arithmetic and elementary mensuration. His father removed him from school when he was twelve and set him to work with him on the estate of...

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Alfred Edmeades Bestall MBE (1892-1985) [PLOT 100]

Rupert Bear Cartoon Illustrator. Invited to take over the "Rupert Bear" strip in 1935 when its originator, Mary Tourtel, had to retire due to failing eyesight, he developed and wrote over 270 Rupert adventures, and remained the regular artist and author until his...

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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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