The Friends of Highland Road Cemetery The Friends of Highland Road Cemetery


Grave of
Mary Palmer (d. 1888)
Esteemed confectioner
Polly Baber
Reginald Robinson Lee
Titanic Survivor
Martha Linington (d. 1908)
Left a widow, with a forge and 12 children, she built up the coach-building firm.
Henry Rutley (d. 1874)
Circus Proprietor responsible for the first theatre on the current site of the Theatre Royal.
Robert Ibbetson (d. 1850)
Former Governor of Penang, Singapore and Malacca.
Vivien Hole (d. 1945 - Memorial Only)
The only ENSA civilian casulty of WW2
James Watson Gieve (d. 1888)
Founding member of Gieves and Hawkes, Tailors to the Royal Family
Gustave de Battyany-Strattman (d. 1883)
Austrian Count; died at a Newmarket Race Meeting
Arthur Brickwood (d. 1894)
Grandson of the founder and Chairman of the famous Brickwood Brewery.
Henry and Elizabeth Burnett (d. 1899)
Memorial & Grave; buried in Dawson City after Klondike Gold Rush
John Hawkins (d. 1885)
One of Conan Doyle's earliest patients whose sister became the first Mrs Doyle.
Arthur Eggerton Knight (d. 1956)
A Portsmouth footballer who became an England International.
Harry Whitman (d. 1955)
One of the last inhabitants of Southsea Castle and Keeper of the Light.
Fred T. Jane (d. 1916)
Naval Correspondent and artist; founder/editor of Jane's Fighting Ships.