monuments at kensal green

The General Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green, boasts one of the finest collection of funerary monuments in the world, with fully 153 Grade II* or Grade II Listed in the national registry of buildings of special architectural or historic interest. A great many more also mark the graves of notable personalities, or appeal as sculpture in their own right.

Painter & Sculptors

Lady Alma-Tadema
née Laura Epps


Illustrators & Cartoonists

George Cruikshank
Illustrator & temperance campaigner (translated to St. Paul's Cathedral, 1878)



Thomas Allom


Collectors & Curators

Henry Spencer Ashbee
Bibliophile, collector of Cervantes & erotica

Richard Parkes Bonington

John Leech
Illustrator & cartoonist

Henry Ashton


Sir Caspar Purdon Clarke, FSA CIE
Architect, archaeologist & museum director

Joseph Durham

Sir John Tenniel
Illustrator & cartoonist

William Burn

John Lucas
Portrait painter

Sir Leslie Ward (“Spy”)
Cartoonist & caricaturist

Decimus Burton

Daniel Maclise, RA
History & portrait painter


John Gibson, FRIBA

William Mulready, RA
Painter & illustrator

Philip Hardwick, FRS RA
Philip Charles Hardwick

John William Waterhouse, RA

Owen Jones


John Shaw, FRS


John Tarring
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