Graves at Great Orme churchyard

Graves at Great Orme churchyard

Use the map, at the bottom of the page, to find the interesting graves we’ve selected outside St Tudno’s Church. Click the person’s name below for details about them.

When you go to look at the graves, please take care and remember that the ground at churchyards can be uneven.

St Tudno’s churchyard adjoins the Great Orme municipal cemetery. Click here to discover interesting graves there.

Near the northern entrance to the churchyard stands Llandudno’s memorial to the four local men who died in the Boer War. They and others who served are also commemorated on a plaque in the Town Hall – click here for more information about them.

With thanks to Adrian Hughes, of the Home Front museum, and John Lawson-Reay, of Llandudno & Colwyn Bay History Society

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Western sector
1, Aldwyth Katrin Williams (d.1918) – nursed wounded soldiers, died of flu shortly before Armistice
2, Dean Patrick Mulligan (d.1906) – priest who oversaw major growth in Roman Catholic worship
3, Stephen Dunphy (d.1906) – former sailor who ran bakeries and grocery shops
4, Thomas Evans (d.1897) – one of four mariner brothers in house nicknamed “Sailors’ Home”
5, William “Zulu” Smith (d.1895) – mountaineer and founder of Llandudno newspaper
6, Sir John Bayley (d.1952) – founded Wrekin College at the age of 27
7, Alice Tarrey (d.1831) – died in shipwreck after drunken captain refused her husband’s safety plea
8, Edward Harris (d.1932) – killed in Great Orme tram crash while trying to save child passenger
9, Harry Lawrence Oakley (d.1960) – silhouette artist and Army captain in the First World War

Eastern sector
20, James Lee (d.1871) – lighthouse boy who fell while climbing to seabirds’ nest
21, Leonard Bright (d.1864) – MP’s son who innocently chose his burial place shortly before fatal illness
22, Job Jones (d.1896) – first keeper of Great Orme lighthouse
23, Thomas Kendrick (d.1897) – his prehistoric finds included horse jaw decorated 13,000 years ago
24, Thomas Tudno Jones (d.1895) – poet who won the National Eisteddfod chair four times
25, Langton Prendergast Walsh (d.1927) – linguist and first Administrator of British Somaliland
26, Mary Edith Nepean (d.1960) – artist, novelist and wartime nurse
27, Walter Beaumont (d.1924) – swimmer who performed amazing underwater stunts
28, Guy Everingham (d.1917) – shot down by the Red Baron soon after his wedding in Llandudno
29, Sir William Lloyd (d.1857) – One of the first Europeans to scale a Himalayan peak

map of church yard