Supporting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  Today, the company continues to operate via the original office on North Parade, with the addition of branches across the county, in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint.  In the current climate of the COVID-19 (also known as coronavirus) pandemic, the team continues to provide […]

Differences between Churchyards and Cemeteries/Burial Grounds

Freeman Brothers has been serving bereaved people in Sussex for 165 years. Our four offices in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham and Hurstpierpoint are staffed by our caring and professional team, who are always seeking to advise our customers as to the most suitable choices they can make in order to ensure the funeral for their loved […]

165 for 165 – the story so far

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  Today, the business remains independent and family-run, currently owned and operated by the fifth generation of the Freeman family.  Now with additional offices across the county in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint, the company is committed to supporting the communities in which it works.  […]

165 for 165 continues: Freeman Brothers aims to get people reading

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors has been based in Horsham, West Sussex since 1855. The company remains independent and family-run, currently owned and operated by the fifth generation of the Freeman family to look after the business.  There are now a further three offices – in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint – across the county, with the […]

Churchyards – who makes the rules?

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors has been based in Sussex since 1855 and from our branches in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham and Hurstpierpoint are always working to help our local communities not only with arranging funerals but also in communicating issues around death and loss. Because of our nature as a long-established local business, we feel we […]

Training for the community – organising events with ease!

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  The company remains independent and family-run, and is currently in the hands of the fifth generation of the Freeman family to operate the business.  With further offices now also open in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint, the company continues to provide a high […]

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors – meet the team

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  With offices across the county – in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint – the independent and family-run business employs an increasingly-diverse workforce in a variety of roles.  Today, we’ve profiled Funeral Director Russell Martin, who not only celebrates his anniversary at the company […]

International Women’s Day #EachforEqual

Throughout 2020, a campaign called EachforEqual will be looking at what everyone can do to work towards equality for women and ensure the benefits of this equality are widely understood. This is the theme for International Women’s Day, which takes place this week. Freeman Brothers’ Manager, Abi Pattenden, shares her thoughts on how, as a […]

Sharing our first anniversary in Hurst

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  Currently owned and operated by the fifth generation of the Freeman family to run the business, the company now also has offices in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint.  At the core of the organisation’s ethos is a commitment to the communities the team continues […]

A different perspective – the impact of female-led media

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  The company now also has offices in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint, and employs a team of almost 30 local people who have a diverse range of interests.  Ahead of International Women’s Day – 8 March – Community Co-Ordinator Becky reflects on her recent resolution to […]