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. George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

    • Born: 11 January 1859
    • Died: 20 March 1925
    • Memorial: 26 November 1930
    • Profession: Writer; Statesman
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    A white marble memorial to George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston,statesman, by Sir Bertram McKennal, is in the south aisle of Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

  2. Sir John Cutler

    • Profession: Politician
    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church

    Sir John Cutler M.P. and merchant of the Grocers Company was buried in St Margaret's Westminster but has no monument or marker.

  3. Czechoslovak Forces

    • Memorial: 28 October 1993
    • Profession: Soldier; Airman
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; West Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    On the wall of the west cloister of Westminster Abbey is a memorial to the Czechoslovak forces who served in the Second World War. The sculptor was Franta Belsky.

  4. William Whitfield Dakins

    • Born: 4 February 1767
    • Died: 10 January 1850
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; South Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    William Whitfield Dakins, minor canon of Westminster, is buried in the south cloister of Westminster Abbey. He was chaplain to the Brigade of Guards. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  5. Joseph Dalby

    • Burial: 27 July 1784
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; South Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Joseph Dalby, apothecary, was buried at the east end of the south cloister of Westminster Abbey on 27 July 1784 aged 70.

  6. William Dalrymple

    • Died: 29 July 1782
    • Profession: Sailor
    • Location in the Abbey: South Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    In the south choir aisle of Westminster Abbey is a white and yellow marble monument to William Dalrymple, by Robert Adam.

  7. Cyril Dams

    • Born: 17 June 1906
    • Died: 30 May 1973
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: Islip Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Cyril Theodore Henry Dams was Minor Canon and Precentor at Westminster Abbey from 1951-63 and Deputy Minor Canon from 1968-73 and his ashes are buried in the vault of the Islip Chapel at Westminster Abbey but his grave is not marked.

  8. John Darcy

    • Profession: Politician; Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Quire

    John Darcy, whose father became 2nd Earl of Holderness, was buried in Westminster Abbey but has no marker or monument. He was a Member of Parliament.

  9. George Darell

    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    The Revd.Dr George Darell, Canon of Westminster, is buried in the south aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey but he has no monument or readable gravestone. He left money to build the New (or Broadway) Chapel in Westminster.

  10. Robin Stormonth Darling

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

    Robin Stormonth Darling was a generous benefactor to the restoration of the Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey 1992-95. A small plaque records his name in the vestibule of that chapel.

  11. Sophia, Countess of Darlington

    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel

    Sophia, Countess of Darlington, natural daughter of the Elector of Hanover, was buried in a vault in Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey in 1725.

  12. Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley

    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel

    A small kneeling statue, or weeper, of Henry, Lord Darnley (husband of Mary, Queen of Scots) can be seen on the monument of his mother Margaret, Countess of Lennox in Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

  13. John Bligh, Earl of Darnley

    • Profession: Politician
    • Location in the Abbey: North Ambulatory

    John Bligh, Earl of Darnley, his wife and son Edward are buried in a vault in the north ambulatory of Westminster Abbey but they have no marker.

  14. Charles Darwin

    • Born: 12 February 1809
    • Died: 19 April 1882
    • Burial: 26 April 1882
    • Profession: Scientist; Writer
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave; North Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Bust

    Charles Robert Darwin, naturalist, is buried in the north aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey, not far from Sir Isaac Newton. His bronze memorial, by Sir J.E.Boehm, is nearby in the north choir aisle.

  15. Giles Daubeney

    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Paul
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    Giles was buried in St Paul’s chapel in Westminster Abbey where his alabaster effigy lies next to that of his wife.

  16. Sir William Davenant

    • Burial: 9 April 1668
    • Profession: Poet
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    The poet Sir William Davenant (or D'Avenant) is buried in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  17. Susannah Davidson

    • Died: 1 January 1767
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Andrew; Triforium
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    In the chapel of St Andrew in Westminster Abbey is a memorial to Susannah Davidson by sculptor Richard Hayward. Part of it is now in the triforium.

  18. Owen Davies

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

    Owen Davies, his wife and two daughters, are buried in the north cloister of Westminster Abbey. He came from Clunfyn in Wales.

  19. John Davis

    • Died: 13 December 1725
    • Burial: 16 December 1725
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Tablet

    Colonel John Davis was buried in the south aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey on 16 December 1725.

  20. Sir John Davis

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

    Sir John Davis was chairman of the Westminster Abbey Trust, which raised millions for the restoration of the church between 1973 and 1995. His coat of arms appears in the west window of the Lady Chapel. Window designed by John Lawson.

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