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.


Commerce


John Barber Beaumont
(1774-1841)
Financier


 

Sports & Games


James Lloyd Ashbury
(1834-1895)
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
(1801-1865)
Arctic explorer




Thomas Liversedge Fish
'The Golden Fish'
(1782-1861)
owner of 400 pubs

 



Louis Charles de la Bourdonnais
(1795-1840)
Chess Master & champion

 

General Sir John Aitchison, GCB
(1789-1875)
 

Admiral Sir George Back, FRS
(1796-1878)
Arctic explorer


Carlo Giuliano
(c1831-1895)
Jeweller
 

Robert David ('Bobby') Diamond
(1896-1972)
Boxing agent/manager
 

Gen. Sir William Casement
(1780-1844)
 

Lady Franklin
née Jane Griffin
(1792-1875)
Traveller & projector of expeditions in search of her husband, Sir John Franklin


Carl Joachim Hambro
1st Baron Hambro
(1807-1877)
banker
 

Imré Kiralfy
(1845-1919)
White City Stadium, London Olympics 1908
(mausoleum: buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn)
 

Admiral Henry Collins Deacon
(1788-1869)
 

Admiral Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield, KCB DCL FRS FRCS
(1820-1894)
Arctic explorer


Baron John Frederick Andrew Huth, Knight of the Order of Charles III of Spain and Guelph of Hannover
(1777-1864)
Merchant banker
 

Alexander McDonnell
(1798-1835)
Chess
 



Major General George de Lacy Evans
(1787-1870)

 

Frank Linsly James
(1851-1890)
Explorer of Somalia & Sudan


Andrew Pears
(1766-1845)
Pears Soap
 

Howard Staunton
(1810-1874)
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
(1809-1858)
Celebrity chef & restaurateur
         

Vice Admiral Sir Robert McClure, CB
(1807-1873)
Arctic explorer


John Aldred Twining
(1770-1855)
Richard Twining, FRS
(1772-1857)
Twining's Tea
         

Robert McCormick
(1800-1890)
Arctic & Antarctic explorer


William Whiteley
(1831-1907)
Whiteley's department store
         

Admiral Sir John Ross, KCB
(1777-1856)
Arctic explorer

         

Howard Saunders
(1835-1907)
Arnithologist & traveller in South America
           

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


         

John McDouall Stuart
(1815-1866)
Australian explorer, first colonist to cross Australia from south to north
 
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