In Memoriam

This is our permanent listing of written tributes to loved ones. Also see our In Loving Memory online pages, a book of remembrance listing ceremonies held by surname and year.


Joy and Chas Atkins wedding photo

In Loving Memory – Joy & Chas Atkins

Joy was born to Joyce and Harold in London on the 21st February 1926; she was their only child. She went to school in London and then a boarding school in Hertfordshire. In a display of what was Joy’s independent strong willed nature, she once climbed onto the school’s laundry roof in protest at being […]

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In Loving Memory – Steven Cameron

Steven Cameron was Gordon and Liz’s first child, a big brother to Stewart; they were very close. He was the first grandchild of Liz’s parents; Betty and Jim Neilson and the third for Gordon’s parents; Cathy and Donald; all of whom spoiled him and he loved that. He was known as……Steve, Scuba Steve, Steven. But […]

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In Loving Memory – Thomas Desmond Durkacz Ryan

Tom, a beautiful big hazel eye’d baby, the second of Des and Anna’s four children; a brother to Sadie Martha and Paddy. He was a small, quiet and bright child, a deep thinker and had good dry sense of humour. At school Tom loved Geography; at one stage he could name all the world’s capital […]

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In Loving Memory – Lee Brooks

The loss of such a brilliant young life is a devastating and heartbreaking blow to all who knew and loved him. Lee though would have wanted you to go on and live your lives without limits, without fear, revelling in the great gift that life is, as he did, for however long each of you […]

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In Loving Memory – John “Jack” Matthew

Jack was born to Charlie and Margaret in the Winnipeg area of Canada on the 12th January 1930. Charlie worked on the Canadian Pacific Railway, Jack was the first of their two children and was a brother for Elizabeth, affectionately Betty. Tragically when Jack was nine their mother died. By which time the family had […]

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In Loving Memory – Bobby & Tina Kirk

Tina was born to James and Lillian Laidlaw at home in Dalkeith on 9th August 1931 and was one of nine siblings. Bobby was born in Arniston Midlothian on 12th August 1927 and was one of eight siblings. Much loved parents of Robert and Gary and grandparents for Stephen, Gregg, Diane, Bryan, Craig and Sophie. […]

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In Loving Memory – James Frizzell

Born at Cranshaws Farm, Berwickshire, the first of Jim and Annie Frizzel’s five children; a brother to Ina, Betty, Ann, affectionately Jenny and John known to all as Jackie. Born at Cranshaws Farm, Berwickshire, the first child of Jim and Annie Frizzel nee Runciman, Jimmy lived with his sisters Ina and Betty born at Redsheugh […]

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In Loving memory – Lubomir Wojciech Orzechowski

Wojciech was born on Labour Day in the Old Town, the “Stare Miasto” in Warsaw and was the second of Marjan and Paulina’s three children, a young brother for Slavek and an older brother for Hanka. He was a husband to Sheila, a father to Stefan, Corinne, Nina and Mark, also a grandfather and great […]

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