per photograph (*or set of photographs) 5.50 GBP each
some cases a single photograph will show the entire
stone and the inscription will be readable whilst
in others, due to either the size of the stone/amount
of information/multiple sections or panels/illegibility
etc., a set of photographs have been required.
each photo or set of photos will be a transcription
of the full Memorial Inscription or as much as has
been possible to record.
some instances, a copy of the lair or grave layout
plan may be available, indicating the position of
the grave, also, if possible, verification of the
section and lair/plot number.
factors contribute to the quality of headstone photographs.
For example, the position of the sun can result in
an inscription being so overshadowed that flash photography
is the only and best option. This however, although
not ideal, can sometimes be the only solution to capture
can also arise in cramped or overgrown cemeteries
or within fenced plots preventing direct access. In
the case of a stone being completely covered either
in moss, lichens or ivy, no effort will be made to
remove this covering as it’s removal may result
in damage. Any flowers, shrubs or additional monuments
around a stone are moved when necessary and if possible,
to capture any obscured details and are always returned
to their original position.
to purchase photographs or request a search/site visit
identifying an individual on an Index, record this
information, including name, date of death, age at
death and most importantly, the location of burial.
These details must then be included in any inquiry.
If you wish to confirm names, dates and possible relationships,
this can be done by e-mail.
(If your enquiry relates to a ‘Search’
or a ‘Site Visit’, please see details
2. Payment by Paypal –
how it works.
will receive an e-mail ‘Request for Payment’
from Memento-Mori which will contain details of which
photographs/services you have requested, a link to
Paypal and instructions on how to pay.
3. Check your e-mail.
payment has been received, photographs will be sent
to your nominated e-mail account. (Please allow up
to 48 hours for photos to arrive). If your enquiry
relates to a Search or a Site Visit, a reply containing
an indication of costs/time involved for any work
to be carried out will be sent.
of daylight (and not forgetting Scottish weather)
all present their own unique sets of challenges).
*Depending on the legibility/amount
of detail on each stone.