Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Raffleses in:
 • St Mary Churchyard
 • Hendon
 • Greater London
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Birth: Jul. 5, 1781
Death: Jul. 5, 1826

Explorer and adventurer. Founder of the city of Singapore, and also of the Zoological Society (London Zoo). An anti-slavery pioneer, he was refused burial inside the church at Hendon by the then vicar, whose family had made its money in the slave trade. However when the church was extended in the 1920s his tomb was incorporated into the body of the building. (bio by: David Conway) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Olivia Marianne Devenish Raffles (1771 - 1814)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Apoplexy
 
Burial:
St Mary Churchyard
Hendon
Greater London, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Nov 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5971233
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Added by: Ruggero
 
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Added by: David Conway
 
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Cemetery Photo
Added by: julia&keld
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Dave Davisson
 Added: Aug. 30, 2013
GOD THE ALMIGHTY, ANGEL RAFHAEL, GOD'SWORKS. REST IN PEACE, GOD THE ALMIGHTY.
- ANNESHIRLEY RAJAN
 Added: Apr. 27, 2013
Remembering you today, Thomas...
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 16, 2013
There are 36 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 20 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service