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Mabel's Cottage, High Street, 
Burwash, 
East Sussex
 TN19 7ET
The firm comprises two businesses, C. Waterhouse & Sons and also Heathfield Funeral Service. Established by Charlie Waterhouse in 1926, the family business is still based in the pretty cottages in Burwash where he lived and worked 90 years ago, and his daughter Dorothy remains fully involved ...
4 Commonhall Lane, Hadleigh, Benfleet SS7 2RN
Canvey Island SS8 0LW
Shoeburyness SS3 9DG
Hockley SS5 4AZ
TEL: Hadleigh: (01702) 558717; Leigh-on-Sea (01702) 474389; Canvey Island (01268) 683136; Shoeburyness (01702) 293400; Hockley (01702) 206222 EMAIL: Hadleigh: hadleigh@stibbards.co.uk; Leigh-on-Sea: leigh@stibbards.co.uk; Canvey Island: canvey@stibbards.co.uk; Shoeburyness: shoebury@stibbards.co....
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...
73 Fore Street, North Petherton, Somerset TA6 6PZ, United Kingdom
Wallace Stuart is a new business established by two remarkable, intelligent  and capable women, Sarah Stuart and Lesley (Lel) Wallace. Lel always wanted to be a funeral director, but her parents gently nudged her away from from her childhood dream. She trained as a graphic designer instead. But t...
Grace Mary House Funeral Home, Eachelhurst Road, Walmley, Sutton Coldfield B76 1DT
Sarah Wolsey Dip FD and her brother Daniel. Sarah never expected to be called to funeral directing but, when her brother and his wife lost their daughter, Millie, she began attending their bereavement counselling group and, through talking to other bereaved families, found that she was able to co...
18 – 20 St Matthew's St, Ipswich IP1 3EU, United Kingdom
Matt Southgate and Liam Roberts. Business partners, hugely experienced funeral directors and thoroughly nice people, Matt and Liam have pooled all the knowledge they both acquired over decades learning their trade, and the result is the high quality Southgate & Roberts premises in central Ips...
2 - 4 Norman Road, St. Leonard's-on-Sea TN37 6BH
Audley House, 1, Albert Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1DG
43, High Street, Battle TN33 0EE
Edward Towner, Dip FD. Fifth generation. The business was started by his great-great grandfather in 1875. Masses of heritage here, but absolutely none of the nothing-to-learn attitude which besets many such family affairs. Those vocational impulses Edward experienced when he was a teenager all gu...
745 Huddersfield Road, Dewsbury WF13 3LQ, United Kingdom
Richard Fearnley, Dip FD, Dip FMA, JP. If it’s true what they say, that good funeral directors are born not made, then Richard is living proof of this. He told us: “In 1975, aged 8 years of age, I attended my grandfather’s funeral. After meeting the funeral cortege on my own at the top of t...
20 Fleet Road, Fleet GU51 4QG, United Kingdom
167, North Lane, Aldershot GU12 4SY
388 Yorktown Road, College Town, Sandhurst GU47 0PU
01252 628600 (Fleet) 01252 333815 (Aldershot) 01276 37457 (Sandhurst) Oliver and Toby Holmes. Sons of David Holmes (who founded the company and who attends 99% of funerals as a driver / bearer), Ollie and Toby are quite extraordinarily lovely young men. We met Toby only briefly, as he was busy wi...
89a Aldersbrook Road, London E12 5DG, United Kingdom
Hasina Zaman and Allistair Anderson. A former teacher, lecturer and artist, Hasina founded the company back in 2012 when she perceived a need for a completely different type of funeral service for the diverse community of East London where she had lived and worked for over 20 years. “We saw a lac...
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 ...
345 Hertford Road, Enfield EN3 5JW, United Kingdom
736 Green Lane N21 3RE
201 Forest Road E17 6HE
22 Highgate Hill N19 5NL
TEL: Enfield: 0208 819 3465 — Winchmore Hill: 0208 819 3464 — Walthamstow: 0208 819 3456 — Highgate: 0208 819 3268 Harrison’s is relatively new and increasingly successful business founded in Enfield in 2008 by Mark Catchpole and named in memory of his Mum, whose maiden name was...
130-132 High Street, Rainham ME8 8AR, United Kingdom
25 New Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4QJ
31 Parkwood Green, Rainham, Kent ME8 9PW
127 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent ME7 2YY
TEL: Rainham: 01634 373111 • Chatham: 01634 408777 • Gillingham: 01634 855558 • Parkwood: 01634 386999 The business is owned by John Weir, who runs it with his wife Beverley. John has been a funeral director for 47 years (having served an apprenticeship as a young man) and he embodies the passion...
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...
12 Beaconsfield Road, Dover CT16 2LL
The business is owned by Paul Sullivan, Dip FD,who started in the funeral industry in 1992 when he was aged 19. He’s assisted by his brother Alex, who looks after the office management and funeral director Julie Fraser-Reid Dip FD, with Colin Meades as senior chauffeur / bearer and Alan Goodall m...
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...
  Lucy Coulbert. Winner of the 2016 Low Cost Funeral Provider of the Year in the 2016 Good Funeral Awards for Coulbert Family Funerals, and joint runner up in the Modern Funeral Director of the Year 2016 category with her main business, The Individual Funeral Company Lucy is a one woman powe...
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...
The Gate House, Victoria Road, Bishops Waltham SO32 1DJ
Bob Metcalf MBE and Lucy Guilder, ably assisted by Teresa Curran. Nigel Chamberlain and Partners has been looking after families in Bishops Waltham, the Meon Valley, Wickham, Botley and many villages in the area since 1892. The business is owned by Richard Steel and Partners, a family firm who ha...
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 ...
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