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Book of Remembrance at Gornal Wood

The volumes of the Book of Remembrance provide a simple and lasting memorial and are displayed in the Chapel of Remembrance. The book contains a page for each day of the year and the pages are turned daily. You decide on which date the entry is to appear and you can then come and see your loved one's epitaph on that date each year.

The beautiful volumes of the books are made and inscribed by craftsmen and provide a permanent record. The books are displayed in the Remembrance room, which is situated at the side of the chapel, and near to the floral tribute area. It contains a page for each day of the year and the inscription usually appears on the date of death, or any other anniversary. The page is turned each morning in order that relatives may view the entry on that date each year.

The minimum entry if two lines consisting of a name of the deceased on the top line. With a personal inscription on the second. Five and eight line entries are also available. All entries are inscribed by hand, offering the same degree of permanence and artistic excellence.

Remembrance Cards

Arrangements can be made for copies of entries in the Book of Remembrance to be available to relatives and friends upon request. These cards are particularly suitable to relatives who are unable to attend the Crematorium to view the book.

The Remembrance cards are in the same style as the Book of Remembrance and contain beneath the anniversary date a copy of the original inscription as it appears in the book.

How much does it cost?

The fees normally changes annually so for this year's fee please view the fee information.

How can I Apply?

You can apply using our Particulars For Inscription In Book Of Remembrance. You will need to pay for the memorial online using this online form.

Alternatively please contact us using the details below.

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Contact Details

  • Name Gornal Wood Cemetery and Crematorium
  • Address Bereavement Services, Chase Road, Gornal Wood, Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 2RL
  • Telephone 01384 813970
  • Opening Hours Gornal Wood Office: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4.30. Please note that the offices are closed at weekends and Bank Holidays.