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.


John Barber Beaumont


Sports & Games

James Lloyd Ashbury
Railway magnate, issued the first challenge for the America’s Cup (1869)


The Military

Colonel Frederick Robertson Aikman, VC (1828-1888)


Explorers & Travellers

Admiral Sir Horatio Thomas Austin
Arctic explorer

Thomas Liversedge Fish
'The Golden Fish'
owner of 400 pubs


Louis Charles de la Bourdonnais
Chess Master & champion


General Sir John Aitchison, GCB

Admiral Sir George Back, FRS
Arctic explorer

Carlo Giuliano

Robert David ('Bobby') Diamond
Boxing agent/manager

Gen. Sir William Casement

Lady Franklin
née Jane Griffin
Traveller & projector of expeditions in search of her husband, Sir John Franklin

Carl Joachim Hambro
1st Baron Hambro

Imré Kiralfy
White City Stadium, London Olympics 1908
(mausoleum: buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn)

Admiral Henry Collins Deacon

Admiral Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield, KCB DCL FRS FRCS
Arctic explorer

Baron John Frederick Andrew Huth, Knight of the Order of Charles III of Spain and Guelph of Hannover
Merchant banker

Alexander McDonnell

Major General George de Lacy Evans


Frank Linsly James
Explorer of Somalia & Sudan

Andrew Pears
Pears Soap

Howard Staunton
Chess player, designed the standard modern chess set

Admiral Richard Charles Mayne, CB FGS, Knight of the Legion of Honour and of the Medjedie (1835-1892)
Explorer & surveyor of the Straits of Magellan

Alexis Benoît Soyer
Celebrity chef & restaurateur

Vice Admiral Sir Robert McClure, CB
Arctic explorer

John Aldred Twining
Richard Twining, FRS
Twining's Tea

Robert McCormick
Arctic & Antarctic explorer

William Whiteley
Whiteley's department store

Admiral Sir John Ross, KCB
Arctic explorer


Howard Saunders
Arnithologist & traveller in South America

Bayle St John (1821-1859)
journalist & traveller in North Africa


John McDouall Stuart
Australian explorer, first colonist to cross Australia from south to north
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