Woking Crematorium

John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensbury (Died 1900) Ashes buried at Kinmount, Dumfriesshire

Friedrich Engels (Died 1895) Philosopher, ashes scattered of Beachy Head, Sussex

Thomas Hardy (Died 1928) Writer, ashes buried at Westminster Abby, heart at St Michael's Church, Stinsford, Dorset

Florence Hardy(nee Dugdale) (Died 1937) Writer, widow of Thomas hardy, ashes buried at St Michaels Church, Stinsford, Dorset

Francis Russell, 9th Duke of Bedford (Died 1891) Buried at St Michael's Church, Chenies, Buckinghamshire

Elizabeth Russell, Duchess of Bedford (Died 1897) Ashes buried at St Michael's Church, Chenies, Buckinghamshire

Philip Snowdon, 1st Viscount Snowdon (Died 1937) Ashes scattered on Cowling Moor near Ickornshaw, Yorkshire

Alan Turing (Died 1954) Known as father of computer science, ashes scatted at Woking Crematorium

Beatrice Webb (Died 1943) Labour historian and social reformer, ashes buried at Westminster Abby in 1947

Eadweard Muybridge born Eward james Mudderidge (9 April 1830 - 8 may 1904) Pioneer in photographic studies of motion, on the graves headstone his name is misspelled as 'Eadweard Maybridge'

Hekena Blavatsky (Died 1891) Founder of the Theosophical Society, ashes given to the Theosophical Society

Mathilde Blind (Died 1896) Writer, ashes placed in a monument in St Pancras cemetery

Samuel Butler (Died 1902) Novelist, ashes buried or scattered at Woking crematorium

Edward Frederick Crippin (Died 1892) Businessman

John Galsworthy (Died 1933) Novelist & Playwright, ashes scattered on South downs

Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminister (Died 1899) Ashes buried at St Mary's Church, Eccleston, Cheshire

William Ernest Henley (Died 1903) Poet, ashes buried at Cockayne Hatley, Bedfordshire

Ralph King-Mikanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace (Died 1906) Author, ashes buried at Ockham, Surrey

Eleanor Marx (Died 1898) Ashes buried next to her father's grave in Highgate Cemetery in London in 1956

Maud Naftel (Died 1890) Watercolour Flower Painter

Rick Parfitt (Died 2016) Guitarist with Status Quo

Julian Sturgis (Died 1904) Lyricist and librettist, ashes buried at Compton Cemetery, Surrey

George Tomline (died 1904) Politician, ashes sent to London

Thirteen holders (of the Victoria Cross) are recorded to be cremated here

Jeanette Pickersgill (30 November 1813 -20 March 1885) First person to be cremated

Woking Crematorium
Hermitage Road
St Johns
Woking, Surrey
GU21 8TJ

Email address (General Enquiries)
Email address (Memorials Team)

Tel no: 01483 472197

Memorial Gardens and Book of Remembrance Room:
9.00am - 5.00pm
Open 365 days a year
Accompanied viewing by arrangement

Office Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday    9.00am – 5.00pm
Closed weekends and Bank Holidays

Please note:
No dogs are allowed in the Memorial Grounds other than recognised assistance dogs.