Cornell, George d. March 9, 1966 Villain of London's East End during the 1960's and former associate from childhood of the legendary Kray twins. Having moved to South London, Cornell joined the gang of "Mad" Frankie Fraser and Eddie Richardson, arch enemy of the Kray's. Cornell would often talk down to the Krays whenever they tried to muscle in on any dealings with Fraser and Richardson. This displeased the Kray's, particularly Ronnie. Rumour was spreading that Cornell had referred to Ronnie Kray as a "fat poofter" a reference...[Read More] (Bio by: Kieran Smith) Cause of death: Shot in the head by Ronnie Kray Camberwell Cemetery and Crematorium, Camberwell, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England Plot: The grave is situated at the end of the main drive, on the left curbside, facing the left hand chapel.
Mills, Freddie b. June 26, 1919 d. July 22, 1965 Frederick Percival Mills was born in Parkstone, a suburb of Bournemouth, which was then in Hampshire but is now in Dorset, on the South Coast of England. His father was a rag-and-bone merchant. Freddie went on to be the most popular boxer of his time. In 1942, he became the British and Commonwealth Light Heavyweight Champion, knocking Len Harvey through the ropes in the second round so that Harvey failed to get back into the ropes within ten seconds. On the 26th. July 1948, he defeated Gus...[Read More] (Bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) Cause of death: Shot (thought to be suicide) Camberwell Cemetery and Crematorium, Camberwell, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England Plot: 15336.55
Pullum, William b. April 8, 1887 d. August 29, 1960 Athlete. Born in London, England, he was known as "The Wizard of Weightlifting". His early life was marked by sickness and disease. At the age of 17, he saw the famous Arthur Saxon Strongman Trio perform and immediately decided to take up weightlifting to improve his condition. In less then a year, he achieved a 2-hands-anyhow lift of 204 pounds and was later the technical advisor for the British Amateur Weight-Lifting Association (BAWLA). During the 1920's, he was a trainer, helped promote the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Camberwell Cemetery and Crematorium, Camberwell, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England Plot: Area 56, Number 13005
Shelton, Anne b. November 10, 1923 d. July 31, 1994 Singer. Born Patricia Jacqueline Sibley in Dulwich, London, to William and Lamatana, Patricia Sibley. As a girl she attended the local convent in Forest Hill. Anne commenced her singing career at the age of 13. Having successfully auditioned for Bert Ambrose, she gained her own solo recording contract in 1943. Her first broadcast was from the Mayfair Hotel. She remained with Ambrose for six years. She performed at military bases in Britain during World War II. Her radio programme, Calling...[Read More] (Bio by: Shock) Camberwell Cemetery and Crematorium, Camberwell, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England