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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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16 Middleton St, Wymondham NR18 0AD, 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...
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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...
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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...
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2 The Boulevard, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1NA
Howard Goodman is a relatively new business – it was opened in 2014 by Tracey and Martin Challenor with Gavin Burnett and Shirley Morton. All of them are well trained and have years of experience behind them. They all worked for a big, corporate funeral director’s where they felt they were unable...
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William Potter House West Street Axminster EX13 5NX
W. G. Potter belongs to the family of Eric & Joyce Dunford and Julian & Karen Hussey, who own and between them are director in six funeral homes, four in East Devon and two in West Dorset. The business has grown as retiring family funeral directors, recognising the qualities and values of...
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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...
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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 ...
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18 Stamford Street, Mossley OL5 0HR
906 Ashton Road Oldham OL8 3HT
Open only since 2007, this is very much a family affair. Gail heads up the business supported in an admin capacity by her husband Piers. Gail has a long background in nursing and social work and is very passionate about her role as Managing Director and Principal Funeral Director. This business i...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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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...
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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...
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18 The Swallows, Wallsend NE28 9YQ, United Kingdom
Colin Liddell is the principal – warm, funny and utterly capable, he instantly imparts confidence that you are talking to a man who knows his stuff. Colin has had a working lifetime dealing with the bereaved in one way or another, starting as a mortuary assistant when he was 16 and then working a...
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High Street, Attleborough NR17 2EH, 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...
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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...
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Station House, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AR, United Kingdom
Michael Gamble – ably assisted by his wife Clare. A comparative latecomer to funeral directing, Michael was for many years a landscape gardener. He found himself attracted to funerals when helping out a friend in the business. What was the attraction? “I was drawn to the idea of being able to do ...
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  Lucy Coulbert. Winner of the 2016 Low Cost Funeral Provider of the Year in the 2016 Good Funeral Awards with her second company, (see below), and joint runner up in the Modern Funeral Director of the Year 2016 category, Lucy is a one woman powerhouse on a mission to improve funeral provisi...
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