All South East England

  • A. H. Cheater Ltd

    Simon Peace and his son Michael 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, Read more [...]

  • W. J. Farrier & Son Ltd.

    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 Read more [...]

  • John Weir

    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 and dedication of someone who lives and breathes their work. “It’s not a job, Read more [...]

  • Heathfield Funeral Service

    The firm comprises of 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 with the Read more [...]

  • A. R. Adams Ltd.

    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 Read more [...]

  • Holmes & Family Ltd.

    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 with the business of the day, but spent quite Read more [...]

  • Arthur C Towner Ltd

    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 guided him away from the family Read more [...]

  • Albany Funerals

    Johanna Loveridge. Here is a modern funeral home, 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 it. Jo is Read more [...]

  • Holmes & Family Ltd.

    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 with the business of the day, but spent quite Read more [...]

  • Coulbert Family Funerals

    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 powerhouse on Read more [...]

  • Holmes & Family Ltd.

    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 with the business of the day, but spent quite Read more [...]

  • J Brown Funeral Services

    Jason Brown – the man himself. This is Jason’s business, created in 2017, some 25 years after he first began work for his former father-in-law in his family funeral directing business in Middlesex. Step in through the door of the small, smart premises in Woodside Road, and it will be Read more [...]

  • Arthur C Towner Ltd

    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 guided him away from the family Read more [...]

  • Nigel Chamberlain & Partners

    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 have been Read more [...]

  • Albany Funerals

    Johanna Loveridge. Here is a modern funeral home, 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 it. Jo is Read more [...]

  • ARKA Original Funerals

    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 provide Read more [...]

  • Opals Funerals Ltd.

    Funeral Director/s: Frances Alcock. Frances worked as a nurse in the NHS for over 30 years in various roles; in the community as a District Nursing Sister, as a Nurse Practitioner, a Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse and in Oncology. With a BSC in Health Studies, it is clear she explored Read more [...]

  • Richard Steel & Partners

    Richard\’s son Iain owns the company these days. Richard finally retired after 55 years with the family firm, although he will still conduct funerals if specifically requested. Iain has been part of the business for years, not just as a partner, but fully hands on and involved with taking this Read more [...]