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Headstone Etiquette in the UK

Learn more about headstone rules & etiquette within cemeteries & churchyards across the UK.

Affordable Headstones That Stand the Test of Time

At W.S Moore Memorial Masons in Newport, we understand that choosing a headstone for your loved one can be an emotional and financial burden. That's why we offer a range of affordable headstones that stand the test of time, so you can honour your loved one with a...

5 Tips to Help Offer Your Condolences

When a friend or relative reveals that someone they were close to has died it can be difficult to know what to say to them. When receiving the news, whether in person, through phone call or by message, most people keep things simple by replying with something along...

Headstone Engraving vs Headstone Etching

Learn about the differences between headstone engraving & headstone etching so that you can better decide whether to choose one or both.

Choosing a Memorial Stonemason in Newport – Essential Qualities to Seek

When it comes to choosing a memorial stonemason in Newport, it's more than simply sourcing skilful craftsmanship - it's about discovering a compassionate partner who understands the deep meaning behind commemorating a life. This journey goes beyond tools and...

Impact of Memorial Materials on Pricing

When it comes to choosing a memorial for your loved one, various factors come into play. One important consideration is the selection of materials, as they not only contribute to the aesthetics and durability of the memorial but also impact the overall cost....

Hand Carved Headstones & Memorials in Newport

The hand carved headstones and memorials that our memorial masons craft here at W.S Moore are meticulously made with such attention to detail. It’s this focus, level of stonemasonry skill and century-long experience within the memorial industry that we feel truly...

4 Popular Headstone Fonts

Designing a memorial involves many considerations, and choosing the right headstone inscription font is one aspect that shouldn't be overlooked - in fact, choosing a font is something many people spend quite some time carefully pondering when visiting our memorial...

There Are No Silly Questions in Memorial Stonemasonry

Every customer that we help here at W.S Moore is still coming to terms with a significant loss. You could say that we never do truly come to terms with our losses, we just deal with them – something that is never easy to do, but we find a way. We’re aware that when...

Nurturing Hearts – How to Support Those Grieving

Bereavement Support Grief is a complex and deeply personal journey that we all face at some point in our lives. It's a natural response to loss, whether it's the passing of a loved one, the end of a significant relationship, or any other form of bereavement. During...

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Newport Cemeteries: A Historical Perspective

Newport Cemeteries: A Historical Perspective

Cemeteries have always played an important role in society, providing a final resting place for the deceased and a space for the living to pay their respects. In Newport, South Wales, cemeteries have a long and fascinating history, dating back to the early 19th...

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Granite Headstones & Memorials in Newport

Granite Headstones & Memorials in Newport

The loss of a loved one is an emotionally trying time and choosing the perfect headstone or memorial to commemorate their life can be a difficult and overwhelming task. At W.S. Moore in Newport, South Wales, we understand the importance of choosing the right stone...

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4 Popular Headstone Fonts

4 Popular Headstone Fonts

Designing a memorial involves many considerations, and choosing the right headstone inscription font is one aspect that shouldn't be overlooked - in fact, choosing a font is something many people spend quite some time carefully pondering when visiting our memorial...

read more
Hand Carved Headstones & Memorials in Newport

Hand Carved Headstones & Memorials in Newport

The hand carved headstones and memorials that our memorial masons craft here at W.S Moore are meticulously made with such attention to detail. It’s this focus, level of stonemasonry skill and century-long experience within the memorial industry that we feel truly...

read more