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Additional Work,  Where memorial has to be removed to the works £95  and to refix in the Cemetery £95.  For work carried out in the Cemetery; Additional inscription costs, visiting Cemetery to carry out work and making stencil of new inscription priced accordingly.

PRICE LIST FOR ADDITIONAL INSCRIPTION 2020

*Subject to individual quotation after free inspection

Incised and gilded Gold Leaf

£6.80 per letter

Incised and lead filled on White Marble

£4.90 / £5.50 per letter

To re-guild Gold Leaf on existing Memorial

£3.30 per letter

To polish and supply new flower holder/s in a Lawn Granite Memorial £99 – £108

The below samples of inscription and verses.

1.

LIFES WORK WELL DONE,
LIFES RACE WELL RUN,
LIFES CROWN WELL WON,
NOW COMES REST. (62)


2.

A BITTER GRIEF, A SHOCK SEVERE,
TO PART WITH ONE WE LOVED SO DEAR,
OUR LOSS IS GREAT – WE’LL NOT COMPLAIN
BUT HOPE IN HEAVEN TO MEET AGAIN. (104)


3.

COULD ONE OF US HELD YOUR HAND,
OR HEARD YOUR LAST FAREWELL,
THE PARTING WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN SO SAD,
FOR THOSE THAT LOVE YOU STILL (106)


4.

LIFES WORK WELL DONE,
LIFES RACE WELL RUN,
LIFES CROWN WELL WON,
NOW COMES REST. (62)


5.

A LIGHT HAS FROM OUR HOUSEHOLD GONE,
A VOICE WE LOVED IS STILLED,
A PLACE IS VACANT IN OUR HOME,
WHICH NEVER CAN BE FILLED. (97)


6.

WE MISS HIM AND MOURN HIM IN SORROW UNSEEN
AND LIVE ON THE MEMORIES OF DAYS THAT HAVE BEEN (72)


7.

WE MISS HIS SMILE, HIS CHEERY WAY,
WE MISS THE THINGS HE USED TO SAY,
AND WHEN OLD TIMES WE OFT RECALL,
IT’S THEN WE MISS HIM MOST OF ALL. (103)


8.

HIS THOUGHTS WERE FOR OTHERS TO THE LAST
WE SHALL MISS HIM SADLY ‘TILL OUR LIVES HAVE PASSED (74)


9.

HAPPY, SMILING, ALWAYS CONTENT,
LOVED AND RESPECTED WHEREVER SHE WENT,
ALWAYS SO THOUGHTFUL, LOVING AND KIND
A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY SHE LEFT BEHIND. (117)


10.

THOSE CHEERFUL SMILES THAT HEART OF GOLD
THE DEAREST VOICE THE WORLD COULD HOLD,
A BEAUTIFUL SOUL IN A GARDEN OF REST,
IT’S TRUE THEY SAY GOLD CHOOSES THE BEST. (126)


11.

MY HEART ACHES WITH SADNESS,
TEARS THEY OFTEN FLOW,
WHAT IT MEANT TO LOSE YOU,
NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW,br> EVER FAITHFUL, KIND AND TRUE,
SELFISHNESS YOU NEVER KNEW,
WHATEVER ELSE I FAIL TO DO,
I SHALL ALWAYS LOVE AND REMEMBER YOU. (175)


12.

ONE OF THE BEST THAT GOD COULD LEND,
A LOVING HUSBAND, FATHER AND FRIEND,
WE MISS HIM AND MOURN HIM IN SORROW UNSEEN,
AND LIVE ON THE MEMORIES OF DAYS THAT HAVE BEEN. (129)


13.

TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE (37)


14.

GONE FROM US BUT NOT FORGOTTEN,
NEVER SHALL THEY MEMORY FADE,
SWEETEST THOUGHTS SHALL EVER LINGER,
ROUND THE SPOT WHERE THOU ART LAID. (103)


15.

GONE IS THE FACE I LOVED SO DEAR,
SILENT THE VOICE I LOVED TO HEAR,
TIS SAID BUT TRUE, I WONDER WHY
THE BEST ARE ALWAYS FIRST TO DIE. (101)


16.

GOD TAKES OUR LOVED ONES FROM OUR HOMES,
BUT NEVER FROM OUR HEARTS. (53)
17.

AN ANGEL TOOK MY FLOWER AWAY,
YET I WILL NOT REPINE,
FOR JESUS IN HIS BOSOM HEARS,
THE FLOWER THAT ONCE WAS MINE. (87)


18.

GOD HAS GATHERED IN OUR DARLING,
PLACED OUR BUD AMONGST HIS FLOWERS,
TAKEN BACK THE CHILD HE LENT US,
TO A BETTER HOME THAN OURS. (89)


19.

HOW HARD IT IS TO PART WITH THOSE,
WE HOLD ON EARTH SO DEAR,
THE HEART NO GREATER TRIAL KNOWS,
NO SORROW MORE SEVERE. (88)


20.

FROM OUR HAPPY HOME AND CIRCLE,
GOD HAS TAKEN ONE WE LOVED,
BORNE AWAY FROM SIN AND SORROW,
TO A NOBLER REST ABOVE. (92)


21.

FAREWELL IN HOPE AND LOVE,
IN FAITH, IN PEACE, IN PRAYER,
TILL HE WHOSE HOME IS OURS ABOVE,
UNITE US THERE. (81)


22.

HIS/HER LOVING WAYS AND SMILING FACE,
NO-ONE CAN EVER TAKE HIS/HER PLACE. (51)


23.

WE SAW YOU SUFFER, HEARD YOU SIGH,
ALL WE COULD DO WAS JUST STAND BY,
WHEN THE TIME CAME, WE SUFFERED TOO,
YOU NEVER DESERVED WHAT YOU WENT THROUGH. (114)


24.

WHEN THE GREAT RECORDER COMES TO WRITE HIS NAME,
LET HE BE JUDGED NOT BY NAME,
BUT HOW HE PLAYED THE GAME. (82)


25.

GOOD WAS HIS HEART, AND IN FRIENDSHIP SOUND,
PATIENT IN PAIN, AND LOVED BY ALL AROUND,
HIS PAINS ARE O’ER, HIS GRIEFS FOREVER DONE,
A LIFE OF EVERLASTING JOY HE’S NOW BEGUN. (133)


26.

OH, FOR THE TOUCH OF A VANISHED HAND,
AND THE SOUND OF A VOICE THAT IS STILLED. (60)


27.

MY DEAREST HUSBAND PASSED AWAY,
FROM THIS SAD WORLD OF STRIFE,
LORD, HELP ME NOW TO BEAR THIS CROSS,
AND COMFORT ME THROUGH LIFE. (101)


28.

DAY-BY-DAY WE SAW HIM FADE,
AND GENTLY WASTE AWAY,
AND OFTEN IN OUR HEARTS WE PRAYED,
THAT HE MIGHT LONGER STAY. (86)


33.

SWEET IS THE MEMORY THAT WILL NEVER FADE,
OF ONE WE LOVED BUT COULD NOT SAVE,
HER MEMORY IS AS DEAR TODAY,
AS THE HOUR SHE PASSED AWAY. (104)


34.

WE CANNOT BRING THE OLD DAYS BACK,
HER HAND WE CANNOT TOUCH,
BUT WE HAVE SUCH LOVELY MEMORIES,
OF ONE WE LOVED SO MUCH. (92)


35.

WE HAD NO CHANCE TO SAY GOOD-BYE,
BUT FOR YOU DEAR, WE WILL NOT CRY,
BUT IN OUR HEARTS WE’LL HIDE OUR PAIN,
UNTIL SOME DAY WE’LL MEET AGAIN. (104)


36.

A CLUSTER OF LOVELY MEMORIES,
SPRAYED WITH SO MANY TEARS,
TO US, WHO LOVED AND LOST YOU,
YOUR MEMORY WILL LIVE THROUGH THE YEARS. (101)


37.

GOD’S SWEETEST FLOWER BLOOMED AWHILE,
THE SEASONS OF SWEET MEMORIES BRING HER SMILE,
IN THIS WAY GOD’S FLOWER NEVER DIES. (98)


38.

GOD GAVE US STRENGTH TO TAKE IT,
AND COURAGE TO BEAR THE BLOW,
BUT WHAT IT MEANT TO LOSE YOU,
NO ONE BUT GOD WILL KNOW. (90)


39.

LOVING AND KIND IN ALL HIS WAYS,
UPRIGHT AND JUST TO THE END OF HIS DAYS,
SINCERE AND TRUE IN HEART AND MIND,
A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY HE LEFT BEHIND. (112)


40.

HE WAS A FATHER SO VERY RARE,
CONTENT IN HOME AND ALWAYS THERE,
UNSELFISH WAYS AND HEART OF GOLD,
NO FINER FATHER THIS WORLD COULD HOLD. (107)


41.

IN LIFE SO DEARLY LOVED, IN DEATH A PRECIOUS MEMORY. (41)


42.

GOOD WAS HIS HEART, HIS FRIENDSHIP TRUE,
LOVED AND RESPECTED BY ALL HE KNEW,
TO A BEAUTIFUL LIFE CAME A SUDDEN END,
BUT HE DIES AS HE LIVED, EVERYONE’S FRIEND. (121)


43.

SHE GAVE US LOVE IN FULLEST MEASURE,
CARE DEVOTION, MEMORIES TO TREASURE,
IN OUR HEARTS SHE WILL ALWAYS LIVE,
THE DEAREST MOTHER GOD COULD GIVE. (115)


44.

A WONDERFUL MUM HAS GONE TO REST,
FOR EACH AND ALL SHE DID HER BEST,
PLEASE GOD, FORGIVE A SILENT TEAR,
A SILENT WISH THAT SHE WAS HERE. (104)


45.

THOUGH ABSENT YOU ARE ALWAYS HERE,
STILL LOVED, STILL MISSED, STILL VERY DEAR,
JUST AS YOU WERE, YOU WILL ALWAYS BE,
A LOVING THOUGHT IN OUR MEMORY. (115)


46.

ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE LOST CAN TELL
THE SORROW OF PARTING WITHOUT FAREWELL. (60)


47.

FATHER IN HEAVEN, HEAR OUR PRAYER,
GUARD OUR DEAR FATHER WITH TENDER CARE,
BE A GOOD SHEPHERD, DON’T LEAVE HIM ALONE,
LOVE HIM, DEAR LORD, AS WE DID AT HOME. (119)


48.

SHE WAS A WONDERFUL MOTHER (SISTER),
SHE PLAYED LIFE’S BATTLE FAIR,
NO MATTER WHEN WE NEEDED HER,
WE ALWAYS FOUND HER THERE. (90)


49.

IN MEMORY I SEE HER JUST THE SAME,
AS LONG AS I LIVE I WILL TREASURE HER NAME,
DEEP IN MY HEART SHE IS LIVING YET,
I LOVED HER TOO DEARLY TO EVER FORGET. (116)


50.

A SMILE FOR ALL, A HEART OF GOLD,
ONE OF THE BEST THIS WORLD COULD HOLD,
NEVER SELFISH, ALWAYS KIND,
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY TO LEAVE BEHIND. (109)


51.

TRUE WAS HIS HEART, HIS ACTIONS KIND,
LIFE WAS A PATTERN TO THOSE LEFT BEHIND,
A BEAUTIFUL SOUL IN A GARDEN OF REST,
IT’S TRUE WHAT THEY SAY,
GOD CHOOSES THE BEST. (125)


52.

YOUR WEARY HOURS AND DAYS OF PAIN,
YOUR TROUBLED NIGHTS ALL PAST,
YOUR EVER PATIENT TIRED SOUL,
HAS FOUND SWEET REST AT LAST. (99)


53.

THRO’ TEARS WE SAW YOU SUFFER,
WE WATCHED YOU SLOWLY FADE,
TO US YOUR LOVED HAS GIVEN,
BY HIM YOU’LL BE REPAID. (83)


54.

WE LOVED HER – YES NO TONGUE CAN TELL,
HOW DEEP, HOW DEARLY, AND HOW WELL,
CHRIST LOVED HER TOO, AND THOUGHT IT BEST,
TO TAKE HER HOME WITH HIM TO REST. (113)


55.

A HEART OF GOLD STOPPED BEATING,
TWO TIRED HANDS NOW REST,
GOD BROKE OUR HEARTS TO PROVE TO US,
HE ONLY TAKES THE BEST. (92)
56.

TO LIVE IN THE HEARTS OF
THOSE WE LOVE IS NOT TO DIE (40)


57.

A LIGHT FROM OUR HOUSEHOLD IS GONE
A VOICE WE LOVED IS STILLED
A PLACE IS VACANT FROM OUR HEARTS
WHICH CAN NEVER BE FILLED (97)


58.

8. LOVING AND KIND IN ALL HER WAYS
UPRIGHT AND JUST TO THE END OF HER DAYS
SINCERE AND TRUE IN HEART AND MIND
A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY LEFT BEHIND (108)


59.

IT BROKE OUR HEARTS TO LOSE YOU
BUT YOU DID NOT GO ALONE
FOR PART OF US WENT WITH YOU
THE DAY GOD CALLED YOU HOME (86)


60.

MEMORY IS A GOLDEN CHAIN
THAT BINDS US TILL WE MEET AGAIN (45)


61.

HIS LIFE A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY
HIS ABSENCE A SILENT GRIEF (42)


62.

PEACE PERFECT PEACE (17)


63.

IN GODS KEEPING (13)


64.

He never failed to do his best,
His heart was true and tender,
He laboured hard for those he loved
And those he loved remember (95)
65.

No farewells were spoken,
No time to say goodbye.
You were gone before we knew it,
And only God knows why. (79)


66.

We hold you close within our hearts,
And there you will remain
To walk with us throughout our lives,
Until we meet again. (94)


67.

Memory is a golden chain,
That binds us till we meet again. (46)


68.

Through all the tears & heartache,
There’s one thing for which I’m glad,
That you chose me to share with you
Those precious years we had. (107)


69.

A special smile,
A special face,
Someone special,
We cannot replace. (52)


70.

As we love you,
So we miss you. (22)


71.

At rest (6)


72.

A woman of virtue kindness and modesty


73.

But O for the touch of a vanished hand
And the sound of a voice that is still!
Tennyson (65)


74.

Dearly loved, sadly missed. (20)


75.

If tears could build a stairway,
And memories a lane,
I’d walk right up to Heaven
And bring you home again.(82)


76.

A voice we loved is still (20)


77.

Sunshine passes, shadows fall
Love and memory outlast them all (52)


78.

Too dearly loved to be forgotten (27)


79.

Love is eternal and love is immortal.(30)


80.

Love’s last gift, remembrance (24)


81.

Loved and missed by all the family (28)


82.

Together again (13)


83.

We met, loved and will again (21)


84.

Cease thy weeping and thy sorrow
Do not think of them as dead
They have reached their home in heaven
Cares and pains forever fled. (105)


85.

Softly the leaves of memory fall
Gently, I gather and treasure them. (55)


86.

In the arms of the angels is where
Our daughter (son, mother etc) lays, a
Beautiful person in thousands of ways (75)
87.

My favourite place in all the world,
Let me think where that could be …
… Well any place you care to name
As long as you’re with me (105)


88.

If I could have a wish come true
I wish my darling I still had you (51)


89.

Our lips cannot speak how we loved her
Our hearts cannot tell what to say
But God only knows how we miss her
In our home that is lonely today (110)


90.

Softly the leaves of memory fall
Gently I gather and treasure them all
Unseen, unheard you are always near
So missed so loved so very dear (113)


91.

You are always near,
So missed, so loved, so very dear (41)


92.

Silent thoughts, tears unseen,
Wish your absence was only a dream. (52)


93.

Tis better to have loved and lost,
Than never to have loved at all. (52)


94.

We never lose the ones we love,
For love itself lives on
And the joy we knew together
Is never ever gone. (82)


95.

Pause my family as you walk by.
Where you are now, so was I.
Where I am now, you will be.
Prepare my family to follow me. (89)


96.

To live in the hearts of those
We love is not to die. (41)


97.

Our love for you grows stronger
Each and everyday
The love you gave to others
In our hearts will always stay (89)


98.

Earth has one gentle soul less
Heaven has one special angel more (53)


99.

You bought sunshine into our
Lives on days when there was Rain
You replaced our sorrows
With happiness on the days
When we felt pain. The love
You gave to others is a gift so
Priceless, so rare, forever,
Until eternity. In our hearts you
Will always be there. (212)


100.

If we could turn back time. (22)


101.

They say it is a beautiful journey
From the old world to the new
Someday I will take
That journey Just to be with you
And when we reach that garden
Where there is no pain
I will put my arms around you
And we will never part again (181)


102.

In the garden of happy memories it is always summer (42)


103.

No treasure will ever replace him
His memory will never grow old
My heart was broken that sad day
When the angels came and took you away
I loved you then and always will
Your vacant place no one can fill
If I could have a wish come true
I wish my darling I still had you (214)


104.

Forgive me Dad, if I still cry
Why was it that you had to die
Others have lost their dads I know
But you were mine and I loved you so (103)


105.

Her (his) life a beautiful memory
Her (his) absence a silent grief. (50)


106.

Whatever we were to each other,
That we still are. (41)


107.

What seems to us a sunset
Is a sunrise in another land. (44)


108.

Those who die in grace
Go no further from us than God
And God is very near. (59)


109.

So much to live for,
So much to do
So many dreams
Then God chose you (53)


110.

You are gone, I remain
Until the day we meet again (40)


111.

In life we cherished them both,
In death we will never forget them (54)


112.

You taught us many things in life
That we would have to do
But you never taught us how to cope
With the hurt of losing you. (97)
Inscriptions & Versus

By lmgco

London Based.