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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Oliver FitzRegis

    • Profession: Soldier

    Oliver Fitz Regis, illegitimate son of King John, died abroad in 1218 or 1219 and his burial was recorded as being in Westminster Abbey but in an unknown location.

  4. Edward and Muriel Fitzroy

    • Profession: Politician
    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church
    • Type of Memorial: Window

    Edward Fitzroy and his wife Muriel are buried in St Margaret's church and he has a memorial window with glass by Robert Hendrie.

  5. Charles Fitzroy, Duke of Cleveland

    • Burial: 3 November 1730
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    Charles Fitzroy, Duke of Cleveland, Duke and Earl of Southampton, Earl of Chichester, Baron of Newbury and Nonsuch, Knight of the Garter, was buried on 3 November 1730 in the Duke of Ormond's vault at the east end of Henry VII's chapel in

  6. George Fitzroy, Duke of Northumberland

    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    George FitzRoy, Duke of Northumberland, illegitimate son of Charles II, is buried in the Albemarle vault, with his two wives, in Westminster Abbey.

  7. James and John Fleming

    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Tablet

    Major General James Fleming is buried near the choir gate in Westminster Abbey. His monument is on the ledge of the south aisle and is by sculptor L.F.Roubiliac.

  8. Sir Richard Fletcher

    • Died: 31 August 1813
    • Profession: Soldier; Engineer
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    Lieut.Colonel Sir Richard Fletcher, chief engineer to the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsular war, has a white marble memorial, by E.H.Baily, in the north west tower of Westminster Abbey, at the west end of the nave.

  9. Clarence and Eric Fletcher

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

    In St Margaret's church Westminster is a memorial window to Clarence Fletcher, by John Piper, and a memorial tablet to his son Eric, Lord Fletcher of Islington.

  10. John Flete

    • Profession: Priest; Historian

    John Flete was Prior in the monastery at Westminster and wrote a history of the Abbey. His grave is in an unknown location. Click on the blue name for more information.

  11. Luke Flintoft

    • Profession: Musician; Priest; Composer
    • Location in the Abbey: South Cloister

    The Revd.Luke Flintoft, composer, was buried in the south cloister of Westminster Abbey but has no marker.

  12. Howard Florey

    • Born: 24 September 1898
    • Died: 21 February 1968
    • Profession: Scientist; Doctor
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    In 1981 a memorial stone for Howard Walter Florey, Australian born pathologist and bacteriologist, was unveiled in the north aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey, near the grave of Darwin. Designed by J.Peters and lettered by Paul Trappe.

  13. Thomas Flowerdew

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

    In St Margarets church Westminster is a tablet to Thomas Flowerdew, vintner and haberdasher, and his son William. Attributed to sculptor William Wright.

  14. Martin Folkes

    • Born: 29 October 1690
    • Died: 28 June 1754
    • Profession: Historian
    • Location in the Abbey: South Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    In a window bay of the south choir aisle of Westminster Abbey is a memorial to Martin Folkes, numismatist, antiquary and President of the Royal Society. The designer was William Tyler and sculptor Robert Ashton..

  15. William Webb Follett

    • Born: 2 December 1796
    • Died: 28 June 1845
    • Profession: Lawyer
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Michael
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    In the chapel of St Michael in Westminster Abbey is an over life-size white marble statue in memory of Sir William Webb Follett, eminent lawyer and politician. By William Behnes.

  16. Rebecca Folliott

    • Died: 5 September 1697
    • Burial: 9 September 1697
    • Location in the Abbey: North Ambulatory
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Stone

    The Hon. Rebecca Folliott was buried in the north ambulatory of Westminster Abbey on 9 September 1697.

  17. Sir Dingle Foot

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

    In St Margaret's church Westminster is a plaque to Sir Dingle Foot, M.P. He and his wife Dorothy are buried in the church.

  18. Samuel Foote

    • Died: 21 October 1777
    • Burial: 3 November 1777
    • Profession: Actor
    • Location in the Abbey: West Cloister

    Samuel Foote, actor and playwright, was buried in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey on 3 November 1777 but his grave has never been marked.

  19. William Forbes

    • Died: 5 April 1728
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Stone

    In the north transept of Westminster Abbey is the grave of William Forbes.

  20. Benjamin and Richard Forbes

    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Andrew
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    In the chapel of St Andrew in Westminster Abbey is a monument to brothers Benjamin and Richard Forbes. By sculptor John Bacon junior.

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