Herbert Batty

Born: 1849 | Died: 1923 | Grave: H 076 | Category: Administration

Indian Civil Service from 1868; Judge of High Court, Bombay; Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy, Poona College (1872 to 1875),.

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William Comyns Beaumont

Born: 1879 | Died: 1955 | Grave: O 090 | Category: Literature

Journalist, author and lecturer. Created (1903), and edited The Bystander magazine (later The Graphic),. Was also Literary Editor of The Illustrated London News (1940),.

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Anthony Blyton Beesley

Born: 1900 | Died: 1918 | Grave: I 021 | Category: Military

Bomber pilot in WW1. Born on New Year’s day 1900, second son of Clarence Beesley, surgeon, of Exmouth. Educated at Epsom College; joined RNAS Dec 1917 as Probationary Flying Officer, posted to 120 Squadron at Cramlington near Newcastle on its formation (1/1/1918),. (Eventually equipped with DH9s, the squadron was intended to reinforce daylight bombing forces…

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John Clement Bell

Born: 1860 | Died: 1944 | Grave: E 070 | Category: Arts

Landscape and stained glass artist [? son of Alfred Bell]

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Alfred Bell

Born: 1832 | Died: 1895 | Grave: E 074, CH 044 | Category: Arts

Water colourist, stained glass designer and maker. For 16 years Churchwarden of the parish church and a liberal benefactor. The nave and transept windows in the church were designed by him and made by his firm, Clayton and Bell. He also designed a new font in 1885 and a new nave ceiling.

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Edward Bell

Born: 1844 | Died: 1926 | Grave: F 010 | Category: Literature

Elder son of publisher George Bell (d 1890), and chairman of the family firm, also President of the Publishers Association. Lived many years in Hampstead.

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Sir Walter Besant

Born: 1836 | Died: 1901 | Grave: C 064 | Category: Literature

Novelist, antiquarian, social reformer. Resident at several addresses, notably Frognal End in Frognal Gardens [blue plaque]. His grave is a listed monument. Besant’s socially conscious novels prompted the establishment of the People’s Palace in Mile End. He was first chairman of the Society of Authors, started and edited The Author, and wrote a survey of…

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Charles John Birkbeck

Born: 1819 | Died: 1821 | Grave: K 100 | Category: Other

Infant son of Dr George Birkbeck of Settle, Yorkshire, founder of mechanics’ institutions, notably Birkbeck college (1824),; also founder and councillor of University College, London (1827),.

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Clive David Black-Hawkins

Born: 1915 | Died: 1983 | Grave: Col E 4 | Category: Education

Teacher. Joined University College School, Frognal in 1938 and rose to be Headmaster (1956-75),. Died at 14A Wedderburn Road. His wife Ruth Eleanor (1913-1977), was a JP.

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William Henry James Boot

Born: 1848 | Died: 1918 | Grave: I 028 | Category: Arts

RBA. Landscape painter and illustrator, exhibited at RA (1874-84),. He was Art Editor of Strand Magazine (1891-1910),. He died at 1 Cannon Place. His wife Emily died 1929.

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