Manders, Louisa

ACTOR (GREAT BRITAIN)
BORN 1801 - DIED 1880
REAL NAME Powell, Louisa
GRAVE LOCATION Woking, Surrey: Brookwood Cemetery (Plot 118 (Actors' Acre))

Louisa Powell married the actor Rhomas Manders in 1820. Together they toured the provinces until they settled in London in 1829.

She had a long acting career that was marked by several serious accidents. In 1834 she fell from the flies at the Sadler's Wells Theatre. In her later years she succesfully played older women.

Family
• Husband: Manders, Thomas

Sources
• Clarke, John M., London's Necropolis, A Guide to Brookwood Cemetery, Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2004

Images

The grave of Thomas Manders and Louisa Manders at Brookwood Cemetery, Woking.
Picture by Androom (25 Jun 2009)

 


Manders, Thomas

Published: 22 Jul 2017
Last update: 22 Jul 2017