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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Pages include a transcript of any inscription and an English translation if the original is in Latin. Spelling in English has often changed over the centuries and this is reflected in the inscriptions.

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  1. Sir Herbert Edwardes

    • Born: 12 November 1819
    • Died: 23 December 1868
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    A memorial to Major General Sir Herbert Edwardes, by sculptor William Theed junior, is on the wall of the west aisle of the north transept of Westminster Abbey.

  2. Howel Holland Edwards

    • Born: 6 November 1762
    • Died: 29 September 1846
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: North Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    In the north choir aisle of Westminster Abbey is the grave of the Revd.Howel Holland Edwards and his wife. He was librarian and chaplain to the Duke of Marlborough.

  3. Wilfred Thomas Edwards

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

    Wilfred Thomas Edwards was a generous donor to the Westminster Abbey restoration appeal and an enamelled plaque for him can be seen in the vestibule of the Lady Chapel.

  4. Abbot Edwin

    • Profession: Priest; Abbot of Westminster
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; Chapter House

    Edwin, Abbot of Westminster from 1049-71, was first buried in the cloisters of Edward the Confessor's church and then moved to a tomb in the Chapter House when Henry III rebuilt the church. The tomb no longer remains.

  5. Randolph Egerton & family

    • Died: 20 October 1681
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Major General Randolph Egerton, his two wives, two sons and a daughter are buried in the north aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey.

  6. Francis Egioke

    • Profession: Soldier; Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    Francis Egioke is buried at St Margaret's Westminster and has a monument there. Click on the blue link for more information.

  7. Richard Elford

    • Died: 1 November 1714
    • Profession: Musician
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; West Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Richard Elford, tenor singer and composer, was buried in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey on 1 November 1714 aged 38.

  8. Sir Edward Elgar

    • Born: 2 June 1857
    • Died: 23 February 1934
    • Memorial: 1 June 1972
    • Profession: Musician; Composer
    • Location in the Abbey: North Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    A memorial to the eminent composer Sir Edward Elgar was unveiled in the north choir (or Musicians') aisle in Westminster Abbey on 1 June 1972.

  9. Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin

    • Profession: Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: High Altar

    The Earl of Elgin gave some red marble for the new floor in front of the High Altar of the Abbey (east of the Cosmati pavement) and a Latin inscription on the step records his gift.

  10. George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)

    • Born: 22 November 1819
    • Died: 22 December 1880
    • Memorial: 21 June 1980
    • Profession: Writer; Novelist
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    On 21 June 1980 a memorial stone for George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), novelist, was unveiled in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. Stone by John Skelton.

  11. Thomas Stearns Eliot

    • Born: 26 September 1888
    • Died: 4 January 1965
    • Memorial: 4 January 1967
    • Profession: Writer; Poet
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    On 4 January 1967 a memorial stone for the American-born poet T.S.Eliot was unveiled by his widow in Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey. Designed by Reynolds Stone.

  12. Elizabeth daughter of Henry VII

    • Born: 2 July 1492
    • Died: 14 September 1495
    • Location in the Abbey: Shrine
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    In the chapel of St Edward the Confessor in Westminster Abbey is a small tomb with a black marble slab for Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VII and his queen Elizabeth of York.

  13. Grand Duchess Elizabeth

    • Born: 1 November 1864
    • Died: 18 July 1918
    • Location in the Abbey: West Entrance
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    A statue to this modern martyr was unveiled in July 1998 and stands above the west entrance to Westminster Abbey. Sculptor John Roberts.

  14. Francis Elliot

    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    Capt. Francis Elliott of the 94th regiment died in the East Indies. A memorial tablet, by W.H.Burke & Co., was set up for him in St Margaret's Westminster.

  15. Gilbert and Hugh Elliot

    • Born: 23 April 1751
    • Died: 21 June 1814
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Gilbert Elliot Murray-Kynynmound, Earl of Minto, and his brother Hugh are buried in the north transept of Westminster Abbey.

  16. William Thompson Elliott

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

    Canon William Thompson Elliott is buried in the Islip chapel vault in Westminster Abbey.

  17. John and Eleanor Elliott

    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church

    In St Margaret's church Westminster is a small Chapel of Christ the Intercessor set up by John and Eleanor Elliott of the USA 1981. Embroideries are by Jenny Boyd-Carpenter to a design by Eric Fraser.

  18. Welbore Ellis, Baron Mendip

    • Born: 15 December 1713
    • Memorial: 7 February 1802
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Welbore Ellis, 1st Baron Mendip, Member of Parliament, was buried in the north transept of Westminster Abbey on 7 February 1802 aged 88.

  19. Sir William Elphinstone

    • Profession: Lawyer
    • Location in the Abbey: East Cloister

    Sir William Elphinstone was buried in the east cloister of Westminster Abbey in 1645 but his grave is unmarked.

  20. Maurice Emmett

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

    In St Margaret's church Westminster is a memorial to Maurice Emmett, bricklayer. His father is also buried in the church. The monument may be by his brother William Emmett.

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