Memorial ideas in Poole

How to remember your loved one in Poole.

Pay tribute to your loved one with an entry in Poole Crematorium’s Book of Remembrance, or by placing a memorial plaque on an existing bench in the crematorium grounds.

Remembering your loved one in Poole

When a loved one dies and chooses to have their ashes scattered, their family and friends may want to designate a space in their memory to visit instead of a grave. 

A memorial, such as a dedicated tree or bench, can be a meaningful way to remember your loved one. It can give you a spot to visit and think about your loved one in an area that was significant to them, such as the town where they grew up or their favourite spot in the park. 

In Poole, there are a number of ways you can set up a memorial for your loved one, including an entry in the Book of Remembrance with floral tributes, as well as a wide option of memorial plaques, from benchers to planters to willow memorial leaves.

Find your funeral director in Poole who will help you arrange a cremation or burial, and give you ideas for a meaningful memorial.

Memorialisation is the process of preserving memories of the person who’s died

This could be displaying a memorial plaque, scattering their ashes in a special place or having a bench created in their memory. 

Book of Remembrance

Choosing a memorial for a loved one can be difficult. It’s an emotional decision and one that can be costly. The memorial options we’re discussing are all provided by Poole Crematorium. You can visit the crematorium to understand better what the memorials look like in-person to find which memorial is the right one to dedicate to your loved one. 

The Book of Remembrance at Poole Crematorium has an entry page for every day, and lines are recorded in the book and displayed on anniversaries. You can request an inscription with 23-karat gold initials available for 2 lines up to 8 lines which cost between £100 and £350, plus there’s an extra charge for a colour motif.

Memorial cards are also available and are smaller, personal copies of the entry in the Book of Remembrance that you can keep and take home. These start from £40 for 2 lines and can rise to £160 for up to 8 lines.

You can only visit the Book of Remembrance Room between 11 am and 4 pm Monday to Friday. For the most current and accurate pricing, see the Poole Crematorium website.

Memorial Plaques

There are several types of memorial plaques you can choose to commemorate your loved one at Poole Crematorium. 

Inscribed memorial kerbs are stone memorials placed alongside the garden pathways. Also, you can request the placing of memorial seat plaques on existing seats within the crematorium grounds. Memorial tablets are made of stone and topped with an inscribed perspex plaque placed in shrubs beds all over the gardens. If your loved one enjoyed gardening or loved the great outdoors, there are memorials you can choose that have a close connection with nature. 

Memorial planters are polished granite tablets mounted on octagon planters on the grounds, while memorial vases are made from natural materials and have a polished granite inscription. There are also memorial leaves placed on a willow tree sculpture in the crematorium’s grounds. You can pay to have the lease of your willow memorial leaf renewed. Still, it is only applicable at the end of the purchase's lease period, as long as the tablet is intact with no sights of chips, breakages, and there are no changes that need to you’d like to make to the inscription. The lease renewal cost will cover the gold resin's removal, cleaning, and relining before the crematorium returns it to its original location. 

Sanctum memorials can be prepared and displayed for 10 years and contain four lines of inscriptions.

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