The following list of people buried or commemorated in Westminster Abbey provides links to information about them and their monuments. There is also information on organisations commemorated. The list is NOT COMPLETE at present, but further entries are always being added. Contact the Abbey Library if you have a query about a burial or monument not covered by this list at library@westminster-abbey.org.

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  1. Richard Creed

    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: South Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    There are memorials to two people named Richard Creed in the south choir aisle of Westminster Abbey. Lt.Richard Creed's tablet is by sculptor John Thomas.

  2. Thomas Cremer

    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    Thomas Cremer (or Creamor) and his sister Anne are buried in St Margaret's church Westminster. They have a memorial tablet on the west wall.

  3. Stephen Crespion

    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: South Cloister

    The Revd.Stephen Crespion, his sister, two wives and young children are buried in the south cloister of Westminster Abbey but nothing marks the graves.

  4. Crewe family

    • Location in the Abbey: North Ambulatory
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    In the north ambulatory of Westminster Abbey at the entrance to the chapel of Our Lady of Pew is a mural tablet to Juliana Crewe and also one to Jane Crewe (attributed to sculptor Epiphanius Evesham).

  5. Lady Margaret Crichton

    • Location in the Abbey: West Cloister

    Lady Margaret, daughter of Charles, Lord Crichton, was buried in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey but has no marker. Her brother was 3rd Earl of Dumfries.

  6. Crimea and Indian Mutiny memorial

    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: West Entrance

    Opposite the west entrance of Westminster Abbey is a tall column, erected in 1861 and designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, which remembers former pupils of Westminster School who died in the Crimean War and the Indian Mutiny.

  7. Gilbert Crispin

    • Profession: Abbot of Westminster
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; South Cloister

    The black marble effigy of Abbot Gilbert Crispin is now under an arch beneath the stone bench of the south cloister of Westminster Abbey.

  8. John Croft

    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; North Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    John Croft, an official of the House of Lords, and his wife are buried in the north cloister of Westminster Abbey.

  9. David Croft

    • Profession: Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    David Croft from Yorkshire who died in 1992 was a generous donor to the Westminster Abbey restoration appeal. An enamelled plaque with his name can be seen beside the steps to the Lady Chapel. Designed by Donald Buttress and painted by Kenneth Breese

  10. William Croft

    • Died: 14 August 1727
    • Profession: Musician; Composer
    • Location in the Abbey: North Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Bust

    Musician and composer William Croft is buried in the north choir aisle of Westminster Abbey.

  11. Margery Croft

    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept

    Margery, daughter of Sir Herbert Croft, was buried in the south transept of Westminster Abbey but nothing marks her grave. She was a maid of honour to Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia.

  12. Sir James Croft

    • Died: 4 September 1590
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St John the Evangelist

    Sir James Croft, governor of Berwick upon Tweed and Lord Deputy of Ireland, was buried in St John the Evangelist's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

  13. Richard de Crokesley

    • Profession: Abbot of Westminster
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St John the Evangelist

    Richard de Crokesley was Abbot of Westminster from 1246-58 and a stone coffin, thought to be his, was discovered in 1913 to the north of the monument of Sir Francis Vere in St John the Evangelist's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

  14. Oliver Cromwell and family

    • Born: 25 April 1599
    • Died: 3 September 1658
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, was buried in Westminster Abbey but later disinterred by order of Charles II.

  15. Sir Thomas Crosse & family

    • Profession: Politician; Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Tablet

    In St Margaret's church Westminster are buried several members of the family of Sir Thomas Crosse, politician. Monuments to him and his son Sir John Crosse (this attributed to sculptor Sir Henry Cheere) are on the south wall.

  16. Derek Crowson

    • Profession: Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Window

    Derek Crowson was a generous donor to the restoration appeal for Westminster Abbey and a small stained glass window records his name in the Lady Chapel. Designed by Alfred Fisher of Chapel Studios.

  17. Richard Cumberland

    • Died: 7 May 1811
    • Profession: Writer; Playwright
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Playwright and novelist Richard Cumberland is buried in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. His grave is next to that of actor John Henderson and near to the grave of his friend Dr Samuel Johnson.

  18. William, Duke of Cumberland

    • Born: 15 April 1721
    • Died: 31 October 1765
    • Burial: 10 November 1765
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Vault

    Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, is buried with his parents and other members of his family in the Hanoverian vault beneath the central aisle of Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

  19. Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland

    • Profession: Sailor
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Henry, Duke of Cumberland was buried in the royal vault beneath the Lady Chapel in Westminster Abbey in 1790.

  20. William de Curtlyngton

    • Profession: Abbot of Westminster
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Benedict

    William de Curtlyngton, Abbot of Westminster, was buried in St Benedict's chapel but his grave inscription no longer remains.

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