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Westminster Abbey Interments and Memorials

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  • Stratford Canning, 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe (1786 - 1880)
    Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe Canning was an English diplomatist. He was born in 1788 and died in 1880. The son of a London merchant and cousin of George Canning, he entered the diplomatic service ...
  • Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Abercorn (c.1669 - 1754)
    James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia He married Elizabeth Reading, daughter of Sir Robert Reading, 1st Baronet, on 21 January 1684. They had the following chil...
  • Richard Knyvet (1531 - 1559)
  • Anne Percy, Lady (c.1444 - 1522)
    Source For Birth Place Change: The remaining question is where Anne was born. Collins's Peerage (vol. 2, p.291, 1812 edn) says that she "was born at Dugnanis [note: so it seems written in Cavell's ...
  • Sir J.J. Thomson, Nobel Prize in Physics 1906 (1856 - 1940)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Sir Joseph John "J. J." Thomson , OM, FRS (18 December 1856 – 30 August 1940) was a British physicist and Nobel laureate. He is credited for the discovery of th...

Scope of project

This project identifies people interred in Westminster Abbey, as well as individuals memorialized there.

See also Poets' Corner - Westminster Abbey