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Wolvercote Cemetery is a cemetery in the parish of Wolvercote, Oxford, England. Its main entrance is on Banbury Road and it has a side entrance in Five Mile Drive. It has a funeral chapel, public toilets and a small amount of car parking.
The cemetery was opened in 1889 and now contains more than 15,000 burials.
Wolvercote Cemetery Wikipedia
The cemetery has a number of sections for individual religions or ethnicities, including Bahá'í, Muslim, Jewish, Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Serbian Orthodox, Polish Roman Catholic and other Roman Catholic.
There is an area for the burial of cremated remains, an area for green burials and an area for the burial of stillborns and infants.
Many notable people are buried in Wolvercote Cemetery, including many former academics of the University of Oxford.Sir Ernest Bennett (1865–1947), Oxford fellow, politician, explorer and writer
Sir Isaiah Berlin (1909–97), philosopher, with his wife Aline
E. J. Bowen (1898–1980), chemist
Sir Thomas Chapman, 7th Baronet (1846–1919) and Sarah Junner, parents of T. E. Lawrence
T. Lawrence Dale (1884–1959), architect and Oxford Diocesan Surveyor
Włodzimierz Brus (1921–2007), economist
Elizabeth Edmondson (1948-2016), author
Bill Ferrar (1893-1990), mathematician
H. L. A. Hart (1907–92), legal philosopher and professor of jurisprudence
Albert Hourani (1915–93), scholar of Middle Eastern history
Elizabeth Jennings (1926–2001), poet
Colonel Adam Koc (1891–1969), politician, soldier and journalist of the Second Polish Republic
Peter Laslett (1915–2001), historian
James Legge (1815–97), Scottish sinologist and first Professor of Chinese at the University of Oxford
Eleanor Constance Lodge (1869–1936), historian
James Murray (1837–1915), Scottish lexicographer and philologist, primary editor of the Oxford English Dictionary
Dimitri Obolensky (1918–2001), Russian prince and professor of Russian and Balkan history
Professor David Patterson (1922–2005), Hebraist
Franz Baermann Steiner (1909–52), ethnologist
John Stokes (1915–1990), Principal of Queen's College, Hong Kong
J. R. R. Tolkien ("Beren", 1892–1973), author and academic, together with his wife Edith ("Lúthien", 1889–1971) and eldest son John Francis Reuel Tolkien (1917–2003)
Dino Toso (1969–2008), automotive engineer
Brian Tovey (1926–2015), Former head of GCHQ
Francis Fortescue Urquhart (1868–1934), fellow of Balliol College
Lieutenant-Colonel Helena Wolińska-Brus (1919–2008), military prosecutor at show trials in Stalinist Poland in the 1950s
Mike Woodin (1965–2004), Green Party politician
E. M. Wright (1906–2005), mathematician
The cemetery includes the graves of 44 Commonwealth service personnel: 21 from World War I and 23 from World War II.