Book of remembrance

Book of remembrance at Wigan Crematorium

A beautiful book of remembrance is available at Wigan Crematorium.

You can place inscriptions on any special date in the book, entries can be 2, 5 or 8 lines.

  • On 5 and 8 line entries you can use a floral emblem, badge, shield, crest or illuminated capitals
  • If you wish a full coat of arms you must use an 8 entry
  • Memorial card copies are available as a memento.

The deluxe booklet has a number of pages for inscriptions, so further inscriptions may be added later.

Getting an inscription

Following a cremation the person who requested the cremation will receive an application form for an entry into the book of remembrance along with other memorial options.

Alternatively you can contact us.

Accessing the book

The crematorium chapel and book of remembrance are accessible when there are no cremation services taking place and when staff are on duty.

As a general rule, between Monday and Friday staff are on duty between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

Access during the weekend is available every Saturday except where there is a crematorium anniversary service on the Sunday of the same week. In this case, access to the crematorium chapel and book of remembrance is available on the Sunday between 1.00pm and 3.00pm.

Book of remembrance at Wigan Crematorium - open at a page

Anniversary services

On the following dates, access to the book of remembrance will be affected:

  • Sunday 19th February 2017
  • Sunday 19th March 2017
  • Sunday 16th April 2017
  • Sunday 21st May 2017
  • Sunday 18th June 2017
  • Sunday 16th July 2017
  • Sunday 20th August 2017

Please call us on 01942 866455 if you are planning to visit the crematorium chapel or the book of remembrance.


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