Commissioning a new memorial
Where a plot is not marked by a memorial, it may be possible to commission a headstone or plaque to commemorate those buried there.
The design, material, and inscription will need to be approved by obtaining a faculty. We can assist you in this process.
For carrying out repairs or commissioning new work, we are delighted to be supporting apprentice stonemason Will Yendell. Will is studying for his Level 3 Bankers Mason Course with Heritage Skills at the Crafts College, Stratford, alongside his conservation work in the Cemetery. He worked alongside Messenger Conservation as they repaired nineteen memorials in the first year of the project, including undertaking the recutting of the inscription on the Memorial Arch.
At our Heritage Open Days, Will gives live demonstrations of his craft and inspires others to have a go.