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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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New ‘Google Maps for Graves’ Project to Snap Millions of Headstones for Public Database

A new 'Google Maps for Graves' project will see Atlantic Geomatics surveying company pay a visit to the Church of England’s 19,000 graveyards to make every final resting place freely available to...

How Does Granite Get its Colour?

As arguably the most popular stone material used to make memorials it’s common for people to ask themselves "how does granite get its colour?". One thing that leaves many memorial buyers perplexed...

Mossfords Craft Monument for Covid Memorial Woodland in Hornchurch Country Park

On March 23rd, 2022, Havering Council officially opened the Covid-19 Memorial Woodland in Hornchurch Country Park, London Borough of Havering, to honour and commemorate lost loved ones. Mossfords...

Meaningful Tributes: Things to Put on a Grave

Losing a loved one is a poignant and transformative journey, marked by a flood of emotions and the quest for meaningful ways to honour their memory. At Mossfords, we recognise the profound...

Why Plastics Aren’t Used to Make Headstones & Memorials

The modern world is surrounded by things that are made from plastics, glass, perspex, and other man-made materials, so you may be wondering if it’s possible to make headstones and other memorials...

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How Does Granite Get its Colour?

How Does Granite Get its Colour?

As arguably the most popular stone material used to make memorials it’s common for people to ask themselves "how does granite get its colour?". One thing that leaves many memorial buyers perplexed as well as amazed is the fact that granite memorials are available in a...

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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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