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.

John Lynch – (c1832-1866)

John Lynch was a widower and publican who lodged in Cork City and became involved with the Cork City Fenians. He was convicted on the word of an informer, John Warner, who stated that Lynch was a colonel in the Fenian organisation in Cork. Lynch was convicted of...

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Gottleib Leitner (1840-1899)

Gottleib Leitner (1840-1899)

Memorial to Dr Gottlieb William Leitner (1840-1899).Carrara bust within a pink granite surround. Mason unknown. Leitner's bewhiskered bust is set within a curved niche: around it, in raised letters, is the inscription THE LEARNED ARE HONOURED IN THEIR WORK.Dr Gottlieb...

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Edith Thompson (1893-1923)

Edith Thompson was a housewife and milliner. She was executed on 9 January 1923 because her lover, Frederick Bywaters, murdered her husband Percy. She has an entry in the Dictionary of National Biography. Their trial took place between 6-11 December 1922. Both were...

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Charles Bradlaugh (1833-1891) [Plot 108]

Charles Bradlaugh (1833-1891) [Plot 108]

Charles Bradlaugh was one of the most controversial public figures of the late nineteenth century. He is one of several famous people buried at Brookwood who have an entry in the Dictionary of National Biography. He championed unpopular causes like birth control,...

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Abdul Rahman Andak (1859-1931) [Muhammadan Plot]

Abdul Rahman Andak (1859-1931) [Muhammadan Plot]

Abdul Rahman Andak (Dato Amar DiRaja Abdul Rahman Andak), was a champion of Johor's independence during the period when the British were trying to extend their influence throughout Malaysia. A commoner, he was recruited into the Johor civil service. Abdul Rahman Andak...

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Carol Gibbons – (1903-1954) [Plot 124]

Carroll Gibbons is one of several famous musicians buried at Brookwood who have an entry in the Dictionary of National Biography. He was an American-born musician, bandleader and composer who made his career primarily in Britain. In his late teens he travelled to...

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Sir Thomas Dakin
Khurshid Hassan Drabu CBE
Professor Sir Arthur Schuster
Thomas Humphrey
Edward Lewes Cutts
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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