Why have an entry in the Book?

The Book of Remembrance provides a perpetual record and memorial. Day by day the Book lies open in the Hall of Remembrance, a page a day for each day of the year. Entries may be viewed on the anniversary date you have requested on the order form.

This is the only permanent memorial available.

There are volumes for each quarter of the year. Each leaf of the Books is made of the finest hand made parchment. Even when full, the books will still be kept permanently in the Hall of Remembrance.

Entries may consist of two, five or eight lines. Entries consisting of five or eight lines can also include a coat of arms, regimental badge, floral emblem or a memento of your choice at a small additional cost, the crematorium will be happy to advise you.

Replicas containing a copy of the entry, to actual size inscribed in the Book of Remembrance, can be supplied. The replicas will serve the two fold purpose of providing a means whereby distant relatives, or those who are unable to visit the Crematorium may see a copy of the entry in the Book; or the need of those relatives who wish to keep some permanent reminder of the wording. The replicas are in two types:

Type A – Memorial card, with inscription and space where a photograph could be placed.

Type C – Miniature Book, Stiff Covered, containing photographs of the Chapels and Gardens; and the inscription.

Replicas either with or without badges, floral emblems etc can be supplied. Please refer to our current
price list for details of charges.

The Book of Remembrance can be viewed online at https://croydon.bookofremembrance.uk

Viewing the Book

Access to the Book of Remembrance room is provided 365 days of the year. Please check the Contact page for the hours open.

If you visit on a day other than the anniversary that you have chosen, you will need to ask for a member of staff to assist you. Someone is always available to help you on weekdays.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE TIMES WHEN YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO VIEW YOUR INSCRIPTION: This is because the books are taken off the premises for the purpose of inscribing and book scanning.


From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020

Book of Remembrance

Book of Remembrance – Two line inscription£161
Book of Remembrance – Five line inscription£255
Book of Remembrance – Eight line inscription£337
Book of Remembrance – Badge, crest or floral emblem£85

Order process

Online Order

The Online Order Form provides a simple way for you to order your Book of Remembrance entries.

Online Order Form

Offline Order

If you wish to purchase this type of memorial,
please download and complete the order form.

Download Order Form [PDF | 152KB]

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