A permanent record to commemorate your loved one
The Books of Remembrance are a simple and permanent form of memorial which are displayed in our Book of Remembrance Room at the crematorium. An alternative Book of Remembrance is also held at South Stoneham Cemetery’s Garden of Rest. The pages are turned daily so that relatives can view the entries which are made under the date of death. They comprise of beautifully hand-bound volumes and the entries are inscribed by professional calligraphers. Entries can be viewed on days other than the anniversary either at the online cabinet in the Book of Remembrance Room at the Crematorium, or online at home by visiting our website.
Memorial cards and miniature books, which include individually inscribed copies of the entry, are available to purchase for those who wish to keep a personal copy.
The Book of Remembrance application form can be filled in and returned by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or printed off and sent by post to
Bassett Green Road
On receipt of the form a member of the team will contact you to discuss your requirements.
Online Book of Remembrance
Using the date search method you are able to select the pages that you wish to view by their date within the Books of Remembrance.
- TEXT - An entry may consist of two, five or eight lines of up to 32 characters a line, with the name on the first line. All text is handwritten in calligraphic style with decorative first letter
- DECORATION - The entry can feature a motif or emblem
- COPIES - Personal copies of the inscriptions in the Book of Remembrance are available in Miniature Books and Memorial Cards. Miniature Books are available in hand bound leather, vellum and faux suede. Memorial cards are available in white or with an embossed lily or teddy. Miniature Books and Memorial Cards can chapel of remembrance contain photographic material. The miniature book also contains extra pages for future entries to be added so that a family record can be created
- Southampton Crematorium Chapel of Remembrance
£69 for a two-line entry, £122 for a five-line entry or £170 for an eight-line entry.
Tel: 023 8076 6405