Manders, Louisa

BORN 1801 - DIED 1880
BIRTH NAME Powell, Louisa
GRAVE LOCATION Brookwood, 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 successfully played older women.

• Husband: Manders, Thomas


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


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

Manders, Thomas

Published: 22 Jul 2017
Last update: 20 Feb 2022