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. William Fowler

    William Fowler (born in about 1400) is thought to have been buried in St Dunstan's chapel at Westminster Abbey but no trace of any grave remains today. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  2. John Fox

    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept

    John Fox was a prebendary of Westminster and was buried in the north transept of the Abbey in 1623 but has no memorial or marker.

  3. Adam Fox

    • Born: 15 July 1888
    • Died: 17 January 1977
    • Profession: Poet; Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Stone

    The ashes of the Revd. Adam Fox, Canon of Westminster and Sub-Dean from 1959-63, are buried in the south transept of Westminster Abbey. Stone cut by Keith Bailey.

  4. Henry V. Fox, Lord Holland

    • Profession: Statesman
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave; North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    Charles James Fox, statesman, and his nephew Henry Vassall Fox, both have monuments in the nave of Westminster Abbey. Charles is buried in the north transept. Click on the blue link for more information.

  5. Fox family of Farley

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

    Several children of Sir Stephen Fox of Farley in Wiltshire are buried in the cloisters of Westminster Abbey.

  6. Sir John Franklin

    • Born: 16 April 1786
    • Died: 11 June 1847
    • Memorial: 1 July 1875
    • Profession: Explorer
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St John the Evangelist
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    The famous Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin has a memorial in St John the Evangelist's chapel in Westminster Abbey. By sculptor Matthew Noble, with lines written by Lord Tennyson. He died in Canada while searching for the n.w.passage.

  7. Ian Fraser, Lord Fraser of Lonsdale

    • Died: 19 December 1974
    • Memorial: 14 October 1976
    • Profession: Politician; Soldier; Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: West Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Plaque

    On 14 October 1976 a memorial for Ian Fraser, Baron Fraser of Lonsdale, was unveiled in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey. This was designed by D.B.McFall and includes a panel in braille.

  8. Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales

    • Born: 20 January 1707
    • Died: 31 March 1751
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Stone; Vault

    Frederick Louis (or Lewis), Prince of Wales, K.G., was born on 20 January 1707 at Hanover in Germany and died 31 March 1751. He is buried in the royal vault in the Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey.

  9. John and Avis Freeman

    • Profession: Musician
    • Location in the Abbey: West Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    A tablet to John Freeman, a member of the Westminster Abbey choir can be found in the west cloister.

  10. John Freind

    • Died: 26 July 1728
    • Profession: Writer; Physician; Doctor
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    John Freind, physician and author, has a monument, by J.M.Rysbrack and James Gibbs, in the south aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey, not far from his friend and rival Dr Richard Mead.

  11. Freke sisters

    • Location in the Abbey: Nave; South Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Plaque

    Three daughters of Ralph Freke (d.1684) are buried in Westminster Abbey. Click on the blue link for more information.

  12. Thomas and John French

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

    Thomas and John, sons of Martin French of Bromley, are buried in the south cloister of Westminster Abbey. They have no markers. Both were servants to the Dean of Westminster

  13. John Frost

    • Profession: Musician; Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept

    John Frost, Minor Canon and Chanter of Westminster Abbey, is buried with his wife and daughter in the north transept but nothing marks their graves.

  14. Sir David Frost

    • Born: 7 April 1939
    • Died: 31 August 2013
    • Memorial: 13 March 2014
    • Profession: Broadcaster
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    A memorial stone was unveiled to Sir David Frost in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey during his thanksgiving service. The Dunhouse blue sandstone marker was carved by Tom Perkins.

  15. James Fullerton

    • Burial: 3 January 1631
    • Location in the Abbey: North Ambulatory; Chapel of St Paul
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    Sir James Fullerton was buried in the north ambulatory, near the steps leading to Henry VII’s chapel in Westminster Abbey, and a monument was later erected for him in the nearby chapel of St Paul.

  16. Charles Wellington Furse

    • Born: 16 April 1822
    • Died: 2 August 1900
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: East Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Stone

    The Revd. Charles Wellington Furse, Canon and Archdeacon, is buried in the east cloister of Westminster Abbey.

  17. Andrew Gammell

    • Burial: 26 October 1815
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; South Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Lieutenant General Andrew Gammell was buried in the south cloister of Westminster Abbey on 26 October 1815, aged 50.

  18. David & Eva Garrick

    • Born: 20 February 1717
    • Died: 20 January 1779
    • Profession: Actor
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    On the west wall of Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey is a monument to the famous actor David Garrick. By Henry Webber. He and his wife Eva are buried nearby. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  19. Thomas Garth

    • Burial: 11 January 1731
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Colonel Thomas Garth was buried in the south aisle of the nave of Westminster Abbey on 11 January 1731, aged 66.

  20. Elizabeth Gaskell

    • Born: 29 September 1810
    • Died: 12 November 1865
    • Memorial: 25 September 2010
    • Profession: Writer; Novelist
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Window

    On 25 September 2010 a memorial to Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, novelist and biographer, was dedicated in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

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