Wolvercote Cemetery is a cemetery in the parish of Wolvercote, Oxford, England. Its main entrance is on Banbury Road and it has a side entrance in Five Mile Drive. It has a funeral chapel, public toilets and a small amount of car parking.
The cemetery was opened in 1889 and now contains more than 15,000 burials.
The cemetery has a number of sections for individual religions or ethnicities, including Bahá'í, Muslim, Jewish, Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Serbian Orthodox, Polish Roman Catholic and other Roman Catholic.
Many notable people are buried in Wolvercote Cemetery, including many former academics of the University of Oxford.
- Sir Roger Bannister (1929–2018), British middle-distance athlete and neurologist who ran the first sub-4-minute mile
- Sir Ernest Bennett (1865–1947), Oxford fellow, politician, explorer and writer
- Sir Isaiah Berlin (1909–97), philosopher, with his wife Aline
- E. J. Bowen (1898–1980), chemist
- Włodzimierz Brus (1921–2007), economist, with his wife Lieutenant-Colonel Helena Wolińska-Brus (1919–2008), military prosecutor at show trials in Stalinist Poland in the 1950s
- John Burdon-Sanderson (1828-1905) physiologist
- Sir Thomas Chapman, 7th Baronet (1846–1919) and Sarah Junner, parents of T. E. Lawrence
- T. Lawrence Dale (1884–1959), architect and Oxford Diocesan Surveyor
- Elizabeth Edmondson (1948-2016), author
- Bill Ferrar (1893-1990), mathematician
- H. L. A. Hart (1907–92), legal philosopher and professor of jurisprudence
- Albert Hourani (1915–93), scholar of Middle Eastern history
- Elizabeth Jennings (1926–2001), poet
- Colonel Adam Koc (1891–1969), politician, soldier and journalist of the Second Polish Republic
- Peter Laslett (1915–2001), historian
- James Legge (1815–97), Scottish sinologist and first Professor of Chinese at the University of Oxford
- Eleanor Constance Lodge (1869–1936), historian and promoter of women's higher education
- Paul Maas (1880-1964), Classical and Byzantine scholar
- Michael Francis Madelin (1931–2007), British mycologist
- James McCann (1897-1983), Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland
- James Murray (1837–1915), Scottish lexicographer and philologist, primary editor of the Oxford English Dictionary
- Dimitri Obolensky (1918–2001), Russian prince and professor of Russian and Balkan history
- Professor David Patterson (1922–2005), Hebraist
- Franz Baermann Steiner (1909–52), ethnologist
- John Stokes (1915–1990), Principal of Queen's College, Hong Kong
- J. R. R. Tolkien ("Beren", 1892–1973), author and academic, with his wife Edith ("Lúthien", 1889–1971) and eldest son John Francis Reuel Tolkien (1917–2003)
- Dino Toso (1969–2008), automotive engineer
- Brian Tovey (1926–2015), former head of GCHQ
- Francis Fortescue Urquhart (1868–1934), first Roman Catholic fellow of Balliol College in modern times
- Mike Woodin (1965–2004), Green Party politician
- E. M. Wright (1906–2005), mathematician
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