The Friends' Magazine

The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery receive six mailings as year with news of the Friends' activities, and articles of interest to aficionados of historic cemeteries. Three issues of the 24-page illustrated A5 members' Magazine alternate with news and updates in the A4 members' Newsletter. As well as information on the Friends' work on behalf of the cemetery and its monuments, the Magazine features biographies of notables buried in Kensal Green -- the famous and the less well-known -- as well as a variety of articles including book reviews, essays, archival material, historical studies and features on other exceptional cemeteries around the world.

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Lydia Thompson, the English actress, dancer and pantomime star credited with introducing the concept of 'burlesque' to America

Catherine Hayes and Limerick Civic Trust
The Irish Diva and Giuseppe Verdi, by Basil Walsh; Thackeray and the Catherines Hayes

The Disappearing Colonel Francis Maceroni -- soldier, strategist, revolutionary, inventor and bigamist -- by Dr. Andrew Malleson
J.M. Stuart at Kensal Green
Baden Powells at KG
FOKGC76 Landers
John McDouall Stuart, the Scottish explorer who led the first expedition known to have crossed Australia from south to north, and his monument in Kensal Green

The Baden-Powell Family at Kensal Green
The Rev. Baden Powell, Agnes Baden-Powell and others; the Brunel family grave; The Storming of Badajoz

E.M. Lander Showroom
The Lander family of monumental sculptors and the campaign to save and List the showroom of 1927 by John Farrer

Features in recent issues have included short biographical articles on the following notable personalities, some of which we hope to publish here over the coming months:

Balfe, Michael William (1808-70) No. 28, April 2001
Batty, William (see Ducrow)
Beatty, Sir William (1773-1842) No. 16, December 1995
Blane, Archibald William (1788-1854) No. 34, Spring 2004
Blondin (Jean Francois Gravelet) (1824-97) No. 20, April 1997
Byron, Lord George (1788-1824) connections at KGC: No. 20, April, 1997
Camken, James (1798-1865) No. 36, Autumn 2004
Cassel, Sir Ernest Joseph (1852-1921) No. 23, August 1998
Clifton, Harry (1832-72) No. 29, September 2001
Collins, Sam (1826-65) No. 21, September 1997
Compston, Joshua (1971-96) No. 28, April, 2001
Cooke Family (see Ducrow)
Costa, Sir Michael (1808-1884) No. 35, Summer 2004
Crocker, Frank (?1863-1904) No. 29, September, 2001
Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) No. 18, June 1996
Dawes, Sophie (Baronne de Feucheres de Charlepont) (1790-1840)
De La Bourdonnais, Louis Charles (1795-1840) No. 13, November 1994
De La Rue, Thomas (1793-1866) & Warren (1815-89) No. 16, December 1995
Dene, Dorothy (1859-1900) No. 34, Spring 2004
Dickson, General Sir Collingwood (1817-1904) No. 16, December 1995
Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth (1843-1911) No. 26, July 2000
Dowbiggin, Thomas (d,1854) No. 17, March 1996 (see Holland)
Ducrow, Andrew (1793-1842) No. 20, April 1997
Falcieri, Giovanni Battista (1798-1876) No. 31, Autumn 2002)
Franklin, Lady Jane (wife of Sir John Franklin) (1792-1875) No. 18, June 1996
Freeling, Francis (1764-1836) No. 16, December 1995
Frith, William Powell (1819-1909) No. 34, Spring 2004.
Ginnett, Jean Pierre (see Ducrow)
Gorrequer, Lt. Col. Gideon (?1781-1841) No. 28, April, 2001.
Hawthorne, Sophia & Una (1809-71) & 1844-77) No. 35, Summer 2004
James, Frank Linsly (1851-90) No. 18, June 19
Jones, Owen (1809-74) No. 31, Autumn 2002
Kashiwagi, Monzo (1849 -77) No. 31, Autumn 2002
Lander, John (1807-39) No. 18, June 1996
Leclerq, Rose (1845-99) No. 18, June 1996
Leslie, Alfred (Lester) (1874-1925) No. 25, March 2000 & No. 29, September 2001
Long, John St. John (1798-1834) No. 11, March 1994, No. 34, Spring 2004
Maceroni, Francis (1788-1846) No. 36, Autumn 2004
Macready, William Charles (1793-1873) No. 22, March 1998
McClure, Sir Robert John (1807-73) No. 18, June 1996
McCormick, Robert (1800-90) No. 18, June 1996
McDonnell, Alexander (1798-1835) No. 13, November 1994
Mornington, Earl of (1788-1857) No. 13, November 1994
Mulready, William (1786-1863) No. 16, December 1995
Newton, Sir Charles Thomas (1816-94) No. 18, June 1996
Peart, Walter & Dean, Henry (d. 1898) No. 25, March 2000
Perring, John Shae (1813-69) No. 18, June 1996
Physick family No. 30 February 2002
Ross, Sir John (1777-1856) No. 18, June 1996
Ross, W.G. (?-1881) No. 29, September 2001
Salmon, Frederick (1795-1868) No. 24, February 1999
Sievier, Robert (1794-1865) No. 11, March, 1994
Sligo, 2nd Marquess (Howe Peter Browne) No. 11, March, 1994
Smith, Sydney (1771-1845) No. 17, March 1996
Soyer, Alexis (1810-8) No. 23, August 1998 & 27, December 2000
Staunton, Howard (1810-74) No. 13, November 1994
Stuart, John McDouall (1815-66) No. 18, June 1996 & No. 27, December 2000
Tagore, Dwarkanauth (1794-1846) No. 19, November 1996
Thackeray, Anne (1793 -1864) No. 19, November 1996
Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-63) No. 29, September 2001
Thomas, John (1813-62) No. 35, Summer 2004
Thompson, John (1785-1866) No. 16, Dec. 1995
Trollope, Anthony (1815-82) No. 16, Dec.1995
Twigger, Joseph (1801-1855) No. 36, Autumn 2004
Vestris, Madame Lucia Elizabeth (1797-1836) No. 25, March 2000
Wakley, Thomas (1795-1862) No. 34, Spring 2004
Whiteley, William (1831-1907) No. 34, Spring 2004
Wilde, Jane (1821-96) No. 19, November 1996 & No. 27, December 2000

 
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