The Memorial Stone

Memorial Stone & plateA large stone has been set up at the heart of the Memorial Glade where memorial plaques may be displayed.

The stone is a block of Northamptonshire Ironstone, the stone used in the construction of so many of the village’s houses.

Plaques can commemorate any one that has an association with the parish or those connected to the Great Central Railway, although dedications to pets are not allowed.

If you would like to remember your loved one with a plaque on the Memorial Stone you can find details of how to arrange for this below together with a form to allow you to specify the wording that you would like to see on the plaque.

Applications for Plaques

Applications for a commemorative plaque must be made in writing to the Parish Clerk, Gary Smith, The Retreat, High Street, Woodford Halse, NN11 3RQ or to


Woodford-cum-Membris Parish Council will arrange the supply and installation of approved plaques.

About The Plaques

A plaque will be:

  • Memorial Bench Plaque

    Approved Plaque Style

    Made of stainless steel.

  • 63 x 152 mm in size (approx. 2.5 x 6 inches).
  • Have an inscription of no more than five lines with a maximum of 36 characters per line (including spaces).
  • The inscription may include the name of the deceased with dates of birth and death along with a short memorial.
  • Plaques dedicated to pets are not allowed.
  • The fee for a memorial plaque includes the cost of installation.

The position of the plaque on the memorial stone will be at the discretion of the Woodland Management Committee.

Wording for Plaques

Wording on plaques must be agreed by the Parish Council.

You can download a form  to be completed on your computer or a PDF for printing

Memorial Stone Plaque Form Powerpoint Version

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