Cemetery grave database

The database holds details of illegally reused graves in West Norwood Cemetery and has been created following a Consistory Court judgement.

For details on the background to this database, and the course of action to take if you find that a relative is interred, under the original grant of rights in a resold plot, read the West Norwood Cemetery historical and legal background.

Burials at West Norwood Cemetery which were undisturbed are not listed here but can be found in the normal cemetery registers held in Lambeth Archives and the cemetery office. 

For more information on the cemetery, go to the Friends of West Norwood Cemetery web site.

For more information on burials in the cemetery and to get complete lists of burials email Lambeth Archives at archives@lambeth.gov.uk or go to Lambeth Archives for opening times.

Use this search to find details of resold graves and information on their original owners, those buried under the original grant of rights, and when they were buried.

Name of deceased or owner
Year to include burials from
Year to include burials until
Grave: 1000-85
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1854
Owner: Thomas Barker of Brown Bear, Church Street, Blackfriars Road
Deceased:
Thomas John Vincent Barker (1844)
Sarah Churchyard (1847)
Damaris Barker (1854)
Grave: 1004-78
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1871
Owner: William Smither of 28, Gracechurch Street, London
Deceased:
William Addams (1844)
William Smither (1871)
Grave: 1008-85
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1855
Owner: Henry Hicks of Newington Place, Kennington
Deceased:
Emma Hicks (1844)
Richard Hicks (1855)
Grave: 10092-119
First burial: 1866
Last burial: 1888
Owner: Ann Sarah Bray of 3, Surrey Villas, Woodland Road, Upper Norwood, Surrey
Deceased:
Jonathan Bray (1866)
Ann Sarah Bray (1888)
Grave: 1013-37
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1844
Owner: Susan Chambers of Blackfriars Road
Deceased:
Stanton Eld Chambers (died 1837, removed from The Tower 1844) (1844)
Grave: 10163-111
First burial: 1869
Last burial: 1869
Owner: Alfred Hooper of 11, New Broad Street, London
Deceased:
Henry Hooper (1869)
Grave: 1017-100
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1844
Owner: George Soole of Amelia Street, Walworth
Deceased:
William Evans (1844)
Grave: 1021-90
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1844
Owner: Elizabeth Hannah Maria McKnott of 118, Blackfriars Road,
Deceased:
William Henry George McKnott (1844)
Grave: 1022-100
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1898
Owner: Edward Cleaver of King Street, Holborn
Deceased:
William Canning Cleaver (1844)
Edward Cleaver (1854)
Edward Orlando Cleaver (1887)
Nellie Caroline Cleaver (1898)
Grave: 10246-114
First burial: 1866
Last burial: 1866
Owner: Frederick May Harsant of Brixton Hill, Surrey
Deceased:
Jane Harsant (1866)
Grave: 1037-67
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1855
Owner: Alfred Warren of Lower Norwood
Deceased:
Alfred William Warren (1844)
Mary Ann Warren (1846)
Elizabeth Warren (1855)
Grave: 1039-90
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1849
Owner: Not specified Not specified of Not specified
Deceased:
Elizabeth Meyer (1844)
Grave: 10429-115
First burial: 1866
Last burial: 1875
Owner: James Hall of 87, London Road, Southwark, Surrey
Deceased:
Hannah Annear (1866)
James Hall (1869)
Charlotte Jane Hall (1875)
Grave: 10443-18
First burial: 1866
Last burial: 1950
Owner: John Edward Baker of Lower Marsh, Lambeth, Surrey
Deceased:
Alice Maria Baker (1866)
Kate Florence Baker (1869)
Sarah Baker (1908)
Theresa M. Crockett (1908)
John Edward Baker (1913)
Gertrude Annie Baker (1946)
Agnes Elizabeth Baker (1950)
Grave: 10470-111
First burial: 1866
Last burial: 1869
Owner: Peter Haslip of St. Saviours Docks, Southwark, Surrey
Deceased:
Martha Haslip (1866)
Peter Haslip (1869)
Grave: 1048-100
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1844
Owner: James Wood Clarke of Crown & Anchor, New Kent Road.
Deceased:
George Wood Clarke (1844)
Grave: 1055-118
First burial: 1844
Last burial: 1845
Owner: John Tanner of Grove Lane, Camberwell
Deceased:
Emma Hiscox Tanner (1844)
John Tanner (1845)
Grave: 1060-114
First burial: 1845
Last burial: 1870
Owner: Stephen Standen of Penton Place, Newington
Deceased:
Anne Standen (1845)
Stephen Standen (1852)
Ellen Sarah White (1869)
Robert James Pearce White (1870)
Grave: 1064-85
First burial: 1845
Last burial: 1865
Owner: Not specified Not specified of Not specified
Deceased:
Joshua Storrs (1845)
Margaret Storrs (1845)
Grave: 1067-119
First burial: 1845
Last burial: 1849
Owner: John Wetherell of 24, Charing Cross, Westminster
Deceased:
James John Wetherell (1845)
John Wetherell (1849)
Grave: 1069-78
First burial: 1845
Last burial: 1869
Owner: James Baiss of Dulwich, Surrey
Deceased:
Maria Baiss (1845)
Eliza Baiss (1846)
Ada Baiss (1856)
Jessie Ellen Baiss (1856)
Annie Laura Baiss (1858)