|Dugald Drummond (1840-1912)|
|Dugald Drummond (1840-1912)
Dugald DrummondLocomotive engineer, latterly to the London & South Western Railway. For many years his 0-4-4 "M7" tank engines hauled the funeral trains into Brookwood Cemetery.
Drummond's grave was fully restored by Co-operative Funeral Services in 1994-5, after being approached jointly by the South Western Circle (a group devoted to the history of the London & South Western Railway) and the Society. The South Western Circle originally launched an appeal for funds to restore the memorial. The call was answered by the (then) Co-op's Public Affairs Manager, Geoffrey Simpson, who offered to arrange to have the cleaning and restoration work undertaken. This work was completed by Christmas 1994. Subsequently a short service , 29 April of re-dedication was arranged at the graveside. This took place on Saturday 29 April 1995 and was attended by two of Drummond's grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson!
Other interested groups were also represented including the Brookwood Cemetery Society, the Caledonian Railway Society, Co-operative Funeral Services, the Drummond Locomotive Society, the South Western Circle, and the Woking Homes. Drummond is buried in plot 38.
Photographs © The Brookwood Cemetery Society and John Clarke
Dugald Drummond's grave after the service of re-dedication, 29 April 1995
About the Society
About the Cemetery
Getting to Brookwood
Monthly Guided Tours
Private Tours and Talks
How to Join
Rev William Robert Foutaine Addisson VC
The Drake Family Mausoleum
Lt. General Sir Henry Goldfinch KCB
Horatia Nelson Johnson
Ross Lewis Mangles VC
John Thomas Ibbotson Tiller
Jane Elizabeth ("Jeanie") Senior
This site was last updated 26-02-17 © The Brookwood Cemetery Society