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 Blow

    • Born: 23 February 1649
    • Burial: 8 October 1708
    • Profession: Musician; Composer
    • Location in the Abbey: North Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    John Blow, organist of the Abbey and composer, was buried in the north choir aisle of Westminster Abbey on 8 October 1708, near the door which at that time led to the organ. His tablet is on the wall nearby.

  2. Eleanor de Bohun, Duchess of Gloucester

    • Died: 3 October 1399
    • Location in the Abbey: Shrine; Chapel of St Edmund
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    Eleanor de Bohun, daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford, Essex and Northampton, is buried in St Edmund's chapel,with a fine brass.Her husband Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, is buried in St Edward's chapel but his brass has

  3. Samuel Bolton

    • Died: 11 February 1669
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    The Revd.Samuel Bolton is buried in the south transept of Westminster Abbey. His gravestone is near the west wall and has been re-cut.

  4. Denis Bond

    • Born: 30 August 1588
    • Died: 30 August 1658
    • Profession: Politician
    • Location in the Abbey: St Margaret's Church
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    Denis Bond, politician, was buried in a vault in Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey, where Oliver Cromwell was later buried. But his body was disinterred by order of Charles II and buried in a pit in St Margaret's churchyard. His name is

  5. Dame Mary Bond

    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Edmund

    Dame Mary Bond is buried in the chapel of St Edmund in Westminster Abbey but has no marker.

  6. Thomas Bond and family

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

    In St Margaret's Westminster is a tablet to Thomas Bond, burgess, his wife, son and daughter. Attributed to sculptor William Wright.

  7. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    • Born: 4 February 1906
    • Died: 9 April 1945
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: West Entrance
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    His statue is one of ten to modern martyrs, unveiled in July 1998, which stand above the west entrance to Westminster Abbey. The sculptor was Tim Crawley.

  8. Charles Bonnor

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

    A tablet to Charles Bonnor, scholar at Westminster School, was placed in the north cloister of Westminster Abbey.

  9. Barton Booth

    • Died: 10 May 1732
    • Profession: Actor
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Statue

    In the south transept of Westminster Abbey is a white marble memorial to actor Barton Booth, by sculptor William Tyler.

  10. William Booth

    • Born: 10 April 1829
    • Died: 20 August 1912
    • Memorial: 2 July 1964
    • Profession: Priest; Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: St George's Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    On 2 July 1965 a memorial bust was unveiled in St George's chapel in Westminster Abbey to William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army.

  11. Nicholas Boscawen

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

    Nicholas Boscawen of Cornwall was a colonel in Oliver Cromwell's Parliamentary army and was buried in the middle part of the Quire in Westminster Abbey in 1645. But his remains were disinterred by order of Charles II.

  12. Jane Boughton & Anne Fleet

    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept

    Jane Boughton (nee Coningsby) and her daughter Anne Fleet are buried in the south transept of Westminster Abbey but nothing marks their grave.

  13. Sir Adrian Boult

    • Born: 8 April 1889
    • Died: 22 February 1983
    • Profession: Musician
    • Location in the Abbey: North Quire Aisle
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    In the north choir aisle of Westminster Abbey is a small memorial stone to conductor Sir Adrian Boult C.H.

  14. Hugh Boulter

    • Born: 4 January 1671
    • Died: 27 September 1742
    • Burial: 12 November 1742
    • Profession: Priest
    • Location in the Abbey: North Transept
    • Type of Memorial: Bust

    In the west aisle of the north transept in Westminster Abbey is a memorial to Hugh Boulter, archbishop of Armagh. By sculptor Sir Henry Cheere.

  15. Matthew Boulton

    • Profession: Scientist; Philanthropist; Engineer
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Paul
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    Matthew Boulton, pioneer of the Industrial Revolution, has a memorial in St Paul's chapel in Westminster Abbey. The cast iron stone is by Gary Breeze.

  16. Sir Humphrey Bourchier

    • Died: 14 April 1472
    • Profession: Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Chapel of St Edmund
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    Sir Humphrey Bourchier (or Bourgchier) is buried in St Edmund's chapel in Westminster Abbey. The brass figure has disappeared leaving only an indent but the inscription and some shields remain.

  17. Katherine Bovey

    • Profession: Philanthropist
    • Location in the Abbey: Nave
    • Type of Memorial: Tablet

    In the nave of Westminster Abbey is a monument to Katherine Bovey by James Gibbs and J.M.Rysbrack.

  18. Stephen Dykes Bower

    • Born: 18 April 1903
    • Died: 11 November 1994
    • Memorial: 12 June 1995
    • Profession: Architect
    • Location in the Abbey: Islip Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Stone

    The ashes of Stephen Dykes Bower, Surveyor of the Fabric of Westminster Abbey from 1951-73, are buried in the Islip chapel in the Abbey.

  19. Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore

    • Died: 28 April 1800
    • Location in the Abbey: South Transept; Poets' Corner
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess Dowager of Strathmore, was buried in the south transept of Westminster Abbey, wearing, it is said, a superb bridal dress.

  20. Charles Boyle, Earl of Orrery

    • Profession: Politician; Soldier
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Vault

    Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery is buried in the Ormond vault in Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

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