Headstone Lettering and Inscriptions

We understand that choosing the wording and the design for your loved one’s headstone is something you will want to take time over, and your local Funeral Director will give you plenty of help and guidance to choose something that feels really personal and special. On this page you can find out more about the details of designing a headstone.

Lettering colour

For the lettering on the headstone, we offer several different colours, including silver and gold. You can see examples of how they look when engraved below.


Lettering styles

There are four main styles that we use for our lettering and you can see them below.


The words on the headstone will, of course, be completely up to you. The suggestions are simply provided in case you are searching for some inspiration.

  • In loving memory of
  • We will remember them
  • Remembered with a smile
  • Always in our thoughts