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Personal Memorials

Memorial Plaques and Plinths

Here at The Sign Maker we pride ourselves in being able to create exactly what our customers desire. We have a team of designers and carpenters that have years of experience achieving a bespoke memorial suited to the family’s requirements. 

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Memorial Plaque

Mossy Stones

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I had the privilege of walking among these forgotten stones and said a prayer for their souls.  I hope someone will do this for me someday.   7 more words

Memoir

Ballytrustan

Today’s townland is Ballytrustan, near Portaferry, on the Ards Peninsula in County Down.

This photo of the trees and fields of Ballytrustan shows that I haven’t moved far from… 176 more words

County Down

Gravestone Symbols and Meaning

In the last month, I have been researching one family name in the Lothian area of Scotland trying to work out which families are related to mine. 379 more words

Family History

Tombstone Tuesday: Jim Holmsley

This is a great photo that comes to me from Ruth Adele Moore and from my great-grand-aunt Edrie Cunningham.

It is a souvenir photograph from Mineral Wells, Texas, taken around 1905. 472 more words

Tombstone Tuesday

Shearsby: July 12, 1813. A deplorable state of outrageous madness

Readers of regional newspapers carrying the story in July 1813 will have been saddened to discover the fate of the unfortunate Elizabeth Weston of Shearsby. She had been found drowned on Monday 12th of July in one of the village’s ponds. 234 more words

Shearsby Families