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Down House, Widcombe Street, Poundbury DT1 3BS
Matthew Lucas Funeral Directors is a joint venture between Matthew Lucas and the family business of A. G. Down. There are three directors of the business: Matt, Eric Dunford & Julian Hussey.  Matt is Dorchester born and bred with over 17 years experience as a local Funeral Director. Eric is B...
3-5 Thompson Street East, Darlington DL1 3BA, United Kingdom
Keith Munt and his wife Jenny. Keith, a funeral director with many years’ experience, left a large corporate funeral business on what he describes as ethical grounds, having found it impossible to continue focusing on targets and profit rather than on the needs of each bereaved family. Soon after...
Hailsham Road, Heathfield TN21 8AE, United Kingdom
The firm comprises two businesses, Heathfield Funeral Service and C. Waterhouse & Sons. Established by Charlie Waterhouse in 1926, the family business still has a base in the pretty cottages in Burwash where he lived and worked 90 years ago, and his daughter Dorothy remains fully involved wit...
19 Thorne Road, Bawtry, Doncaster District DN10 6QL, United Kingdom
John Pinder. How did he get to be a funeral director? By following in the footsteps of his great-grandfather, grandfather and father. This is a good old family business firmly rooted in its community. For John it was the example of his father which was the major influence in drawing him into the ...
669 Loose Road, Maidstone ME15 9UX, United Kingdom
Johanna Loveridge. Here is a comparatively new funeral home (opened in 2009) run by a brilliant, born-again funeral director. Before she opened Albany, Jo ran a care home. Her warmth and capability have ensured rapid growth. Word is getting out; people like what she does and the way that she does...
13 Spurgeon's Close, Teversham, Cambridge CB1 9BN, United Kingdom
Cambridgeshire CB25 9YL
Tracy O’Leary. And she’s a Green Funeral Director, not just a Funeral Director. The whole story of Woodland Wishes is an organic one; Tracy didn’t have a grand plan or ambition to take on the world of undertaking, but instead gradually realised that helping families with the practical side of org...
The Gatehouse, Lambeth Cemetery, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0BY
Poppy Mardall and her colleagues Isabel, Kate, Rosanna and Philippa. Poppy, a fine-arts graduate, started the company after leaving her previous role as deputy director at Sotheby’s to work out how to do something with her life that was ‘meaningful and frontline’. Personal experience had led her ...
156 Plumstead Common Road, Plumstead, London. SE18 2UL
Andrew Johnson. Andrew hasn’t always been a funeral director, but he’s felt drawn to being one ever since he worked for one when he was a teenager. He set up his business in 2011 when he left the Army. He has a Masters degree in forensic psychology. When he’s not working, Andrew...
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39-41 Surrey Street, Brighton BN1 3PB, United Kingdom
136 Islingword Road, Brighton BN2 9SH
ARKA Original Funerals are undertakers with a difference. One of the pioneers in challenging the traditional, patriarchal rigidity of the funeral industry in early days of this century, ARKA is widely recognised and admired by the new wave of modern funeral directors as a role model of how to pro...
Head Office: Robin Hood House, Robin Hood Street, Nottingham, NG3 1GF
A.W. Lymn is a large family firm founded in 1907. This isn’t necessarily a good thing. Family businesses can run out of steam and get very complacent. Big businesses can be faceless and impersonal. This is not what you want from a funeral director. But Lymn’s has admirably and triumphantly avoide...
The Rosedale Funeral Homes – there are six locally – are all owned by Anne Beckett-Allen and her husband Simon. Anne was born into the funeral business, worked for several of the big corporate companies, and now revels in the freedom of independence. One of the highest qualified funeral directors...
114 Otley Road, Guiseley LS20 8LZ, United Kingdom
The principal funeral directors here are Sarah Jones and David Billington. Although, as their website says, Sarah and Dave are personal, professional and compassionate people first and funeral directors second. Full Circle Funerals is quite unlike any other funeral director business in the area. ...
10 Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 1EN, United Kingdom
Allan and Awdri Doyle, a husband and wife team. Their relatively new business opened its doors in January 2012. The couple are extremely personable: warm, friendly, approachable, passionate about their work. Allan was born and brought up in the town and it is particularly important for him to not...
c/o 155 Guilford Road, West End, Surrey GU24 9LS
Amanda Pink. Or occasionally her husband Adrian. Amanda has taken over Evelyn’s Funerals after the founder, Evelyn Temple, decided to take a backseat and concentrate on celebrancy. Evelyn had worked alongside Amanda and Adrian from Town and Country Funerals Ltd for some time, utilising their mort...
22 Hungate, Beccles NR34 9TT, United Kingdom
The Rosedale Funeral Homes – there are six locally – are all owned by Anne Beckett-Allen and her husband Simon. Anne was born into the funeral business, worked for several of the big corporate companies, and now revels in the freedom of independence. One of the highest qualified funeral directors...
28 Crosby Road North, Waterloo, Liverpool L22 4QF, United Kingdom
49, Liverpool Road, Formby L37 6BT
David Barrington. David’s story is best told in his own words: “I was brought up around the funeral business, our family home was where the cars were parked so when growing up I spent most of my time playing in limousines and hearses and for a young boy these cars were quite exciting. However whe...
117 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7QA, United Kingdom
143 The Broadway, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 3EX
AR Adams has been going since 1900 and now has the fifth generation of the family involved with Ethen Adams recently joining as an apprentice. It’s steeped in the history of your area. People researching their family tree pop in wanting to know where an ancestor is buried. Chances are the people ...
5 Manchester Rd, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9JG
Rosie Grant. Rosie first became involved in funerals when her dying Mum told Rosie “she wanted and didn’t want certain things. We arranged a fantastic funeral for her. I laid her out, a friend made a coffin, we had her ceremony in a thatched barn followed by a woodland burial. I decided that I’d ...
109 Cotmandene Crescent, Orpington, near Bromley, Kent BR5 2RB
Now part of the Rowland Brothers Group, Colin Fisher Funeral Directors is an independent, family run business with all the attributes that brings. Funerals are supported by the Rowland Brothers fleet and staff, and back office administrative support frees Colin to devote himself to the families h...
122 The Hundred, Romsey, Hants SO51 8BY, United Kingdom
Simon Peace (centre) and his son Michael (right) are at the heart of this family business, ably helped by a small and loyal team of staff. The Peace family came to Romsey in 1966, when Simon was just five years old. His father Peter moved the family into the house at 122, The Hundred where the b...
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