Abberline, Frederick George b. January 7, 1843 d. December 10, 1929 English Law Officer. He was the Scotland Yard inspector in charge of the investigation into the 1888 "Jack the Ripper" murders. He joined the London Metropolitan Police in 1863 and in 1887 moved to Scotland Yard, where he was promoted to First Class Inspector. After the brutal murder of prostitute Mary Ann Nichols in 1888, and because of his familiarity with Whitechapel where the murder took place, Abberline was selected to lead the investigation. Four similar killings occurred in the area...[Read More] (Bio by: ahley) Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England Plot: Z259N
Baring, Evelyn b. February 26, 1841 d. January 29, 1917 English Nobleman and Politician. 1st Earl of Cromer. In 1877 he was chosen to represent British interests in Egypt. He served first in the army and later as a diplomat in the Ionian Islands, in Malta, and in Jamaica. Finally he became a consul-general in Egypt. He wrote "Modern Egypt", "Ancient and Modern Imperialism", and three volumes of "Political and Literary Essays". (Bio by: julia&keld) Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England
Boothby, Guy b. October 12, 1867 d. February 26, 1905 Author. He was born as Guy Newell Boothby in Adelaide, Australia. In 1890 he wrote the libretto for a comic opera, "Sylvia" and in 1891 appeared "The Jonquil: an Opera." About this time, he was private secretary to the mayor of Adelaide. In 1894 he published "On the Wallaby or Through the East and Across Australia," an account of the travels of himself and his brother, across Australia. In the same year his first novel, "In Strange Company", was published in London and was quickly successful...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England Plot: Grave T5 26N. Next his mother's grave.
Darby, John Nelson b. November 18, 1800 d. April 29, 1882 Religious Leader. Founder of the Darbyites, a breakaway sect from the Plymouth Brethren. The sect rejected all forms of distinction in denominational religion, and Darby wrote and traveled to promote his views. In 1838 he worked in Switzerland for two years opposing Methodism, but Jesuit intrigue put his life in jeopardy when revolution broke out in the Canton of Vaud. In 1854 he made a great impact in Germany when he translated The New Testament into German, and his travels took him to the...[Read More] (Bio by: julia&keld) Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England Plot: south-west section near the main path
Forest, Antonia b. May 26, 1915 d. November 29, 2003 Children's Author. Forest was the author of the books, "Autumn Term" (1948), "The Marlows And The Traitor" (1953), "Falconer's Lure" (1957), "End Of Term" (1959), "Peter's Room" (1961), "The Thursday Kidnapping" (1963), "THe Thuggery Affair" (1965), "The Ready-Made Family" (1967), "The Player's Boy" (1970), "The Players And The Rebels" (1971), "The Cricket Term" (1974), "The Attic Term" (1976), and "Run Away Home" (1982). (Bio by: K) Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England
Maillard, William Job b. March 10, 1863 d. September 10, 1910 Crete Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a served as a Surgeon in the Royal British Navy. He was awarded the VC for his bravery at Candia, Crete, on September 6, 1898. His citation for the award reads "during the landing of seamen from Her Majesty's Ship "Hazard" Surgeon Maillard, who had disembarked and reached a place of safety, returned through a perfect deluge of bullets into the boat and endeavoured to bring into safety Arthur Stroud, Ordinary Seaman, who had fallen back wounded...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England
Rattenbury, Francis Mawson b. October 11, 1867 d. March 28, 1935 Architect who made his name with grand buildings in Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, Canada including the provincial Parliament Buildings (1892), the famed Empress Hotel (1908) and other landmark structures. A darling of local society, he was shunned when he left his wife and dared appear in public with his mistress. He returned to England and some years later was murdered by his new wife's dimwitted lover. (Bio by: Steve Frasher) Cause of death: murdered Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England Plot: grave is unmarked [unmarked]