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Famous people buried in Liverpool and where you can find their graves

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READ MORE: M&S departure could cast a light on forgotten part of city centre Cilla Black Cilla Black was buried just feet from her parents’ graves with a headstone that describes her as a “devoted mother and grandmother”.

The Surprise! Surprise! star died from a stroke at her villa in Spain in August 2015 after losing her balance and falling while sunbathing, aged 72.

Her headstone at Allerton Cemetery carries her name ‘Cilla Black OBE’ above the single word: “Singer”. The headstone also gives her full name, Priscilla Maria Veronica Willis, nee White, and gives her date of birth and death: May 27, 1943 and August 1, 2015.

It reads: “Beloved wife of Bobby, Devoted mother and grandmother. She celebrated life to the living of it and loved to entertain. ” The headstone also features lyrics from some of Cilla’s most famous songs, Step Inside Love, Alfie and You’re My World. Allerton Cemetery, 192 Woolton Rd, Allerton L19 5NF Ken Dodd Cilla Black is not the only Liverpool celebrity to have a grave at Allerton cemetery, with Sir Ken Dodd's remains also being buried there.

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