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Fern House, 120 High Street, Brentwood CM14 4AS
2 High Street, Billericay CM12 9BQ
Jane Bennett is the managing director and the inspirational heart of this award winning, well-known and highly respected funeral business. She has been at the helm of Bennetts since leaving a career in the City in 1988, and is the third generation of the Bennett family to serve the local communit...
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...
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The Old Coach House, Crescent Park, Taunton TA1 4ED
Simon Helliar-Moore. Born and brought up in the town, Simon is well known in Taunton from his ten years working for a local independent funeral director. When that company was taken over by one of the large corporate funeral companies two years ago, Simon found it increasingly difficult to give f...
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    Nikki Hill. Warm, friendly and completely un-funereal, Nikki is the creator and owner of Bright-Hill Funerals, and it is Nikki who will answer your phone call, meet with you and your family and help you to create an affordable, meaningful funeral for the person who has died. Nikki w...
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185 Portland Rd, Hove BN3 5QJ, UK
230 Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5JJ
Sussex Funeral Services is owned and managed by Philip Evans and his wife Sallie. Philip is what you might call one of the new wave of funeral directors who has come to this work motivated by a strong vocation. He does not feel bound by tradition and habit, but has fresh eyes and fresh ways. This...
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161 London Road, Dover CT17 0TG, United Kingdom
37 Bouverie Road West, Folkestone CT20 2SZ
The Farrier family – Lynda, her son James and daughters Sarah and Julie. Lynda and James took over the family business when Lynda’s husband Derek Farrier died in 2013, after serving for more than 50 years in the funeral company started by his parents. The Farrier family values are embedded in the...
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297 – 303 Whitehorse Road, Croydon CR0 2HR, United Kingdom
44 High Street Purley CR8 2AA
9 The Parade, Old Coulsdon CR5 1EH
434 Limpsfield Road, Warlingham CR6 9LG
32 Central Parade, New Addington CR0 0JD
Phone: 0800 0789 636 (Whitehorse Road), 020 8660 5547 (Purley), 01737 555 202 (Old Coulsdon), 01883 623 067 (Warlingham), 01689 842 046 (New Addington) A selection of quite the nicest, most personable and knowledgeable people make up the staff of this highly respected funeral director company, an...
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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...
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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:; Leigh-on-Sea:; Canvey Island:; Shoeburyness:
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137, Little Ealing Lane, Ealing W5 4EJ
O’Dwyer Funeral Directors is a first generation business and proud of it. It belongs to Don O’Dwyer, and it is Don who will look after you and your family, and Don who will care for the person who has died. We visited the premises just two weeks after the doors opened for the first time, and a fe...
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347 George Street, Aberdeen AB25 1EQ
26 Abbotswell Crescent, Kincorth
When Mark Shaw was a youngster he used to play the organ for church funerals and, while still at school, managed to get work experience with a good, independent funeral director. Clearly, from a very young age, he was destined to work in this business. When he left school he went to work for one ...
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343 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon CR0 6RG, United Kingdom
15, The Broadway, Plough Lane, Croydon CR0 4QR
Part of the Rowland Brothers Group, A & J Morriss 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 the Morriss staff members to devote themselves to the fami...
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The Old Painswick Inn, Gloucester Street, Stroud GL5 1QG
James Showers (50s). Onetime ad-man, James’s has been a life journey of rich variety and varied vistas. A seeker after truth and beauty. Drawn to the dismal trade by “my father’s appallingly perfunctory disposal ceremony, and my mother’s funeral, which was excellent due to our strong insistence o...
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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...
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Underhill Farm, Hackney, Corscombe, Dorchester, DT2 0PA
Even though she has just been named Green Funeral Director of the Year at this year’s Good Funeral Awards, we don’t think that being defined as a ‘funeral director’ works for this extraordinary woman. Jo Vassie is the person who you will speak to, who will come and collect the p...
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7, Windsor Place, Upper Bristol Road, Bath BA1 3DF
Martha’s House, Broadway, Frome, Somerset BA11 3HA
489b, Bath Road, Saltford, Bristol BS31 3BA
Carol Spalding owns and runs the business jointly with her daughter Sophie May, and they have attracted the very best staff to work alongside them looking after families in Bath, Frome and Saltford. When you meet them, it’s clear to see why Clarkson’s have such an excellent reputation – Carol’s w...
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170 Victoria Road, Swindon SN1 3DF, United Kingdom
Chapel of Rest The Broadway, Whitworth Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN25 3BL
For a good, well run business there can be real advantages in being around for a long time. Talking to Mark Hillier and his staff, we were conscious of the comfort and confidence that grows out of long experience and of the long established high standards that run through all they do. Hillier’s h...
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1 Church Street, Finedon NN9 5NA, United Kingdom
43 High St, Corby NN17 1UU
Maggie Brinklow and Tony Killen, a husband and wife team. As well as being a funeral director, Maggie is also a trained funeral celebrant – and it was while working as a celebrant and as an arranger for another firm of funeral directors that she decided to go the whole way and become a fune...
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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...
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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 ...
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