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. Raymond Gordon

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

    The ashes of Raymond Gordon, founder of the Horse Rangers Association are buried in St Margaret's Church, Westminster. His tablet is by Arthur Ayres.

  2. Adam Lindsay Gordon

    • Born: 19 October 1833
    • Died: 24 June 1870
    • Memorial: 11 May 1934
    • Profession: Poet
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    A memorial bust of Adam Lindsay Gordon, Australian poet and steeplechaser, was unveiled in 1934 in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey. The bust is by Lady Kennet. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  3. George Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen

    • Born: 28 January 1874
    • Died: 14 December 1860
    • Profession: Politician; Statesman
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    George Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Prime Minister, has a memorial bust in the west aisle of the north transept of Westminster Abbey. By Matthew Noble.

  4. Thomas Gorges

    • Profession: Priest
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Dr Thomas Gorges was buried in Westminster Abbey on 14 December 1667 but the location is not known and he has no monument.

  5. Douglessa and Ambrosia Gorges

    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Paul

    The first wife and daughter of poet Sir Arthur Gorges were buried in St Paul's chapel in Westminster Abbey but have no monument or marker.

  6. George Goring, 1st Earl of Norwich

    • Born: 28 April 1585
    • Burial: 14 January 1663
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St John the Baptist
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    George Goring, 1st Earl of Norwich, was buried in St John the Baptist's chapel in Westminster Abbey on 14 January 1663.

  7. Richard Gouland

    • Died: 10 November 1659
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; North Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Tablet

    The Revd.Richard Gouland, Keeper of the Library at Westminster Abbey, is buried in the north cloister.

  8. Esther de la Tour de Gouvernet, Lady Eland

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

    The graves of Esther de la Tour de Gouvernet, her mother and her grandmother Esther Hervart, are in the north ambulatory of Westminster Abbey. Her monument, by sculptor Nadauld, is now in the triforium

  9. Frances Gower

    • Location in the Abbey: North Quire Aisle

    Frances, daughter of politician Sir Thomas Gower, was buried in the north quire aisle of Westminster Abbey but there is no marker.

  10. John Ernest Grabe

    • Died: 3 November 1711
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    John Ernest Grabe, of Prussia, biblical scholar, has a monument in the south transept of Westminster Abbey. By sculptor Francis Bird.

  11. George Graham

    • Died: 16 November 1751
    • Profession: Scientist
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    George Graham, clock and instrument maker, is buried in the nave of Westminster Abbey, with Thomas Tompion. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  12. Dorothy Howard Graham

    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St John the Baptist
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    Dorothy Howard, wife of James Graham, is buried in St John the Baptist's chapel in Westminster Abbey and her name is inscribed on a modern stone.

  13. John and Mary Granger

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

    John Granger (or Grainger), who worked at the Exchequer, and his wife Mary are buried in the nave of Westminster Abbey. But their markers are now very faint.

  14. Alice Gransden

    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters

    Alice Gransden, wife of Henry, was buried somewhere in the cloisters of Westminster Abbey in 1645 but the exact spot is not known and she has no marker.

  15. Edward Grant

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

    The Revd.Edward Grant, Sub-Dean of Westminster and Head Master of Westminster School was buried in the north transept of Westminster Abbey but has no marker.

  16. Margaret Grant

    • Died: 5 April 1775
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; East Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    In the east cloister of Westminster Abbey near the entrance to the Chapter House is the grave of Margaret Grant.

  17. Henry Grattan

    • Died: 4 June 1820
    • Profession: Statesman
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Henry Grattan, statesman and defender of the rights of Ireland, was buried next to Charles James Fox in the north transept of Westminster Abbey.

  18. Thomas Gray

    • Born: 26 December 1716
    • Died: 30 July 1771
    • Profession: Poet
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    A memorial to poet Thomas Gray is in the east aisle of Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey, below that to John Milton. The sculptor was John Bacon.

  19. Thomas Greatorex

    • Born: 5 October 1758
    • Died: 17 July 1831
    • Profession: Musician; Composer
    • Location in the Abbey: Cloisters; West Cloister
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Thomas Greatorex, organist of Westminster Abbey from 1819-31, is buried in the west cloister of the Abbey. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  20. George Green

    • Born: 14 July 1793
    • Died: 31 May 1841
    • Profession: Scientist; Mathematician
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    A memorial stone for George Green, mathematician and physicist, was unveiled in the nave of Westminster Abbey in 1993, adjoining the graves of Sir Isaac Newton and Lord Kelvin. Designed by Donald Buttress.

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    • Poets' Corner
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    • South Transept
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