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. John Esteney

    • Died: 24 May 1498
    • Profession: Abbot of Westminster
    • Location in the Abbey: North Ambulatory
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    The tomb of John Esteney (or Estney), Abbot of Westminster, is now in the north ambulatory of Westminster Abbey, just in front of General Wolfe's memorial.

  2. Michael Evans

    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave; North Cloister

    The Revd.Michael Evans, Sub Dean of Westminster, his brother John and sister Susan, are buried at Westminster Abbey. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  3. Sir Palmes and Stafford Fairborne

    • Died: 24 October 1680
    • Profession: Statesman
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    In the south aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey is a white marble monument to Sir Palmes Fairborne, by sculptor John Bushnell.

  4. Anthony Carey, Lord Falkland

    • Profession: Politician

    Anthony Carey, 5th Viscount Falkland was buried in an unknown location in Westminster Abbey. He was a treasurer to the Navy and Member of Parliament.

  5. Elizabeth Fane

    • Burial: 19 November 1618
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Nicholas

    In St Nicholas’ chapel in Westminster Abbey is an elaborate monument of alabaster and marble to Elizabeth Fane. Click on the blue name to expand the entry.

  6. Michael Faraday

    • Born: 22 September 1791
    • Memorial: 30 September 1931
    • Profession: Scientist
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    In the nave of Westminster Abbey, just north of the grave of Sir Isaac Newton, is a memorial stone for Michael Faraday, eminent physicist and chemist. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  7. Frederic and Cyril Farrar

    • Profession: Writer; Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church
    • Type of Memorial: Window; Plaque

    Frederic William Farrar and his son Cyril have memorials in St Margaret's church Westminster where Frederic was rector. Cyril's tablet has lines by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Frederic's tablet is by N.Hitch.

  8. George Fascet

    • Profession: Abbot of Westminster
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St John the Baptist
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    George Fascet, Abbot of Westminster, is buried in St John the Baptist's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

  9. Henry and Millicent Fawcett

    • Profession: Philanthropist; Statesman
    • Location in the Abbey: St George's Chapel

    In St George's chapel, near the west door, is a joint memorial to Henry Fawcett, by sculptor Alfred Gilbert, and his wife Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett, by sculptor Herbert Baker.

  10. John Feckenham (alias Howman)

    • Profession: Priest; Abbot of Westminster

    John Feckenham (alias Howman) was Abbot of the re-established Benedictine monastery at Westminster 1556-59 but is not buried in the Abbey. Click on the blue name for more information.

  11. Edwin Fedarb

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

    Edwin Fedarb, choir master, has a memorial brass in St Margaret's church Westminster.

  12. Ann Ferrers

    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Paul

    Ann, wife of John Ferrers, is buried in St Paul's chapel in Westminster Abbey but she has no gravestone or monument.

  13. Benjamin Fidoe

    • Burial: 20 November 1780
    • Location in the Abbey: West Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    Benjamin Fidoe, clerk of the works, was buried in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey in 1780. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  14. Robert Poole Finch

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

    The Revd. Robert Poole Finch and his wife Lucy are buried in the north transept of Westminster Abbey.

  15. Thomas Finny

    • Died: 15 December 1776
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Thomas Finny, an assistant carpenter, was buried in the Dark Cloister area of Westminster Abbey, just off the main cloisters.Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  16. Lady Mary Firebrace

    • Location in the Abbey: North Cloister

    Lady Mary Firebrace, wife of Sir Henry, was buried in the north cloister of Westminster Abbey but the grave inscription has now worn away.

  17. Ambrose Fisher

    • Burial: 21 November 1617
    • Profession: Writer; Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: East Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Stone

    Ambrose Fisher, known as the blind scholar and author of A Defence of the Liturgy of the Church of England, is buried in the east cloister of Westminster Abbey, just in front of the entrance to the Library.

  18. James and Charlotte Fisher

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

    James Fisher and his sister Charlotte are buried in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey.

  19. Fishmongers' Company

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

    The Fishmongers' Company were generous benefactors to the restoration of the Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey 1992-95. Metal plaques in the vestibule records name of various donors.

  20. Charles Fitzcharles, Earl of Plymouth

    • Died: 17 October 1680
    • Burial: 18 January 1681
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel

    Charles Fitzcharles, Earl of Plymouth was buried in Westminster Abbey on 18 January 1681 (modern dating) in the vault in Henry VII's chapel formerly occupied by Oliver Cromwell.

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