Victorian London - Death and Dying - Cemeteries - Brompton 

WESTMINSTER AND WEST OF LONDON CEMETERY, Earl's Court, Fulham-road, was consecrated June 15, 1840; it has a domed chapel, with semi-circular colonnades of' imposing design. In the grounds is a large altar-tomb, with athlete figures, modelled by Baily, and erected by subscription, to Jackson the pugilist.

John Timbs, Curiosities of London, 1867

In Brompton Cemetery lie: G. Herbert Rodwell, the composer; Robert Keeley, T. P. Cooke, and Benjamin Webster, actors; Albert Smith; Robert Landells, war artist of the Illustrated London News during all the campaigns from the Crimea to the taking of Paris, 1871; Sir Roderick Murchison, the great geologist, Gen. Fenwick Williams, H.S. Leigh, H.J. Bryon, and many other persons of note.

Herbert Fry, London, 1889