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Tomb of George Du Maurier and Wife in St Johns Churchyard Extension

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembley, London

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Latitude: 51.5556 / 51°33'20"N

Longitude: -0.1803 / 0°10'49"W

OS Eastings: 526248

OS Northings: 185648

OS Grid: TQ262856

Mapcode National: GBR D0.M73

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T5J9

Plus Code: 9C3XHR49+6V

Entry Name: Tomb of George Du Maurier and Wife in St Johns Churchyard Extension

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476983

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Frognal and Fitzjohns

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/26/259 Tomb of George du Maurier & wife in
14/05/74 St John's Churchyard Extension
(Formerly Listed as:
Grave of George Du Maurier (St
John's Graveyard))


Headboard slotted and pegged into supporting Celtic crosses.
c1896. By Thomas Armstrong. Timber. Board inscribed on south
side to memory of George Busson du Maurier and with a
quotation from Trilby, his most successful novel, "A little
trust that, when we die, we reap our sowing - and so,
goodbye!"; on north side to wife, Emma; top capped with copper
having a fishscale tile design. Carved Celtic crosses
partially capped with copper and having further inscriptions
on copper plaques. Set into stone base with paved stone
surround. HISTORICAL NOTE: George du Maurier was a cartoonist
for Punch magazine and novelist who lived in Hampstead

Listing NGR: TQ2624885648

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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