Brookwood Cemetery in Woking Greater London- a burial places for all. It comprises of more than 400 acres of burial land.
Brookwood Cemetery was opened in 1854. It was the largest cemetery in the world at one time. Today, it is still the largest cemetery in Western Europe. Since its opening, approximately 250,000 people have been laid to rest within the beautiful grounds.
Brookwood Cemetery: a burial places for all
The Brookwood Cemetery is comprising of more than 400 acres of burial land. It is divided into many plots exclusively for the use of specific communities and denominations and families. It caters for all burial requirements, including:
– Woodland burials (various locations)
– Natural/Green burials (Gillians Meadow)
– All faiths and non-faith burials
– Interment of Cremated Remains (Glades of Remembrance)
Who the famous persons buried at the Brookwood Cemetery
Abdul Rahman Andak, Caroll Gibbons, Charles Bradlaugh, Edith Thompson, Dr Gottleib W Leitner, Horatia Nelson Johnson, John Lynch, John Singer Sargent, Ramadan Guney, Dame Rebecca West, Dr Robert Knox, St Edward the Martyr, William & Evelyn De Morgan, Zdenka Pokorna. There are some Victoria Cross holders commemorated at this Cemetery.
Some memorials- Lord Edward Pelham-Clinton, Pelham-Clinton1, Bronze memorial to Lady Matilda Jane Pelham-Clinton, Lord Edward Pelham-Clinton, Bent family memorial, Brookwood Memorial (military section), Columbarium, De Morgan memorial, to William and Evelyn De Morgan, Drake family mausoleum, Elaine Falkiner, Sir Luke Fildes, Freshfield family memorial, Dr Gottlieb W. Leitner, Sir E. W. Moir, G. Salviati, Henri van Laun, John S. Sargent, Vickers family memorial
Visitors to the Brookwood Cemetery
Skateboards are not permitted, Children under the age of 14 years may only visit Brookwood Cemetery if accompanied by an adult, Only assistance dogs are permitted, No play and no food or alcohol, photography with permission
Opening Times: Brookwood Cemetery
Office: 9am to 5pm – Monday to Friday. Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Main Entrances to the Cemetery: 8am – 5pm. No entry after 4.45pm. The Cemetery is open all year (including public holidays).
Address and Nearest Tube to Brookwood Cemetery
Address: Glades House, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey GU24 0BL. See the location in Google Map
Telephone and Email: 01483 472222. Email: [email protected]
Nearest Train and Bus: Brookwood Station (South West Trains). Bus- Bus Numbers 28, 91. Use Journey Plan of Transport for London how to get here
Car Parking: Parking is available. Postcode for SatNavs is GU24 0BL