Funeral pricing – your questions answered

Freeman Brothers has been carrying out funerals in Sussex and Surrey since 1855. As we have been so long established as Funeral Directors, we have a good sense of some of the most common questions people have around funerals. Taking feedback from colleagues in Horsham, Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint as to what we are asked […]

Cremated remains – your questions answered

Freeman Brothers has been carrying out funerals in Sussex and Surrey since 1855. As we have been so long established as Funeral Directors, we have a good sense of some of the most common questions people have around funerals. Taking feedback from colleagues in Horsham, Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint as to what we are asked […]

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors sponsors prize at 2019 South of England Show

With branches across West Sussex, Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors is a proud supporter of its local county show.  The South of England Show takes place annually in Ardingly, within easy reach of the Freeman Brothers branches in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham, and Hurstpierpoint.  In 2018, the company exhibited at the show, and wanted to maintain a […]

Practicalities of cremation – your questions answered

Freeman Brothers has been carrying out funerals in Sussex and Surrey since 1855. As we have been so long established as Funeral Directors, we have a good sense of some of the most common questions people have around funerals. Taking feedback from colleagues in Horsham, Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint as to what we are asked […]

NAFD Presidency – the second half

I last wrote about my Presidency of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) when I was halfway through my year in the role and now that the year has completed, I felt it was appropriate to reflect on the year as a whole and the experience of being the President.

Hurstpierpoint Open Gardens 2019 – lending a helping hand

Having added our fourth office this year, in Hurstpierpoint, to our existing offices in Billingshurst, Crawley and Horsham, Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors is keen to support those within the extended community that we are now part of.  Our network now spreads across West Sussex, and incorporates an increasingly diverse range of groups, which is an […]

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors increases Dying Matters activity

During Dying Matters Awareness Week in 2018, Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors hosted three events, in Billingshurst, Crawley and Horsham.  The company based these events around their newly-launched ‘Big Deal, Small Talk’ leaflets, inviting people from the local areas of Sussex and Surrey to take part, and found the experience to be highly successful.  This year, […]

National Association of Funeral Directors Conference 2019 – conference round-up

This year, the National Association of Funeral Directors’ Annual Conference and AGM was held in Guildford.  Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors sent a delegation of four attendees, including outgoing NAFD President, Abi Pattenden, and representatives from the company’s Horsham and Crawley branches, who supported the event by assisting as Stewards.  Freeman Brothers’ Community Co-Ordinator, Becky (whose […]

Dying Matters Awareness Week blog 2019 – day five

For us at Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors, diversity and inclusion are considerations we don’t consciously make.  Whilst this may sound unusual, there’s a very good reason – with the service that we offer to our clients via our offices across Sussex (in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham, and Hurstpierpoint), it simply isn’t for us to discriminate or […]

Dying Matters Awareness Week blog 2019 – day four

Coping with bereavement is generally thought to be one of the hardest times in a person’s life, and one which we at Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors are regularly asked about. The death of someone close to you can be a complicated time, and the lack of a support system or longstanding difficulties within a family […]