Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensington's grand Victorian cemetery.

Location: 385 Ladbroke Grove, Kensington, NW10 5JX

Description: This grand 'Magnificent Seven' cemetery in Kensington was founded in 1833 by the Barrister George Frederick Carden. It's 72 acres of conservation area and an adjoining a canal.

English Heritage say it now has over 130 listed tombs, memorials and mausoleums, eight of which are grade II. So many great people lay here including Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), daredevil Emile Blondin, authors Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) and William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), and scientist Charles Babbage (1791-1871).

Notable cremations here include singer Freddie Mercury and actress Ingrid Bergman.

Tours: The Magnificent Seven

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Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensington's grand Victorian cemetery.

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