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With over 200 years experience in helping people memorialise their loved ones, the Mossfords blog is here to offer information, advice & guidance to those looking for answers to the most difficult questions.

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Who Can Put a Headstone on a Grave?

There are many things to consider when organising a funeral. Doing so while trying to grieve can make things incredibly difficult and stressful for some, while others appreciate being kept busy and...

Mossfords – Cardiff Family Business of the Year 2021

Mossfords were proudly named Family Business of the Year at the 2021 Cardiff Business Awards held in the majestic Cardiff City Hall in the heart of our wonderful city on Friday, November 26,...

5 of the Oldest Cemeteries in the World

We can’t know for sure when our ancestors began to intentionally bury the dead, but archaeological findings and the belief of many scholars do take us back some 100,000 years if we want to make an...

Honouring Cecil Griffiths: A Memorial for Welsh Olympic Gold Medallist

It’s fair to say that Wales is a very small but very proud nation. With a population of a little over 3 million, we often punch above our weight on the world stage in comparison to nations that can...

The History of Headstones and Burials

With modern human civilisation dating back some 300,000 years it’s easy to steer our imagination into overdrive when thinking back on how life may have been. How did we live? What did family life...

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The Ultimate A-to-Z Guide to Funeral Jargon

The Ultimate A-to-Z Guide to Funeral Jargon

Organising a funeral is difficult enough without the added frustration and confusion of trying to understand the complicated funeral jargon that is used by funeral homes, cemeteries, memorial masons, family solicitors, medical experts and the like. From the moment a...

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What Can You Do To Help With Grieving?

What Can You Do To Help With Grieving?

What can you do that will help you during the grieving process? Following a death, people cope with grief in different ways, and if there’s one thing people dealing with bereavement can agree with, it’s that grief certainly isn’t a linear process. There will be days...

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A Guide to Grave Settling

A Guide to Grave Settling

Have you ever wondered why graves sink? Once a funeral is over and a loved one has been laid to rest, attention tends to turn to the headstone - this is natural as you no doubt feel it’s important to honour their life with a meaningful memorial. You may believe that...

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