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 […]

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 – meet the team

The roles within a funeral directors are more diverse than you may think!  A lot has changed since Freeman Brothers first began in 1855.  With branches across West Sussex in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham and Hurstpierpoint, our workforce comprises of 28 staff, most of whom are employed full-time and some who are on part-time or flexible […]

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 […]

The opening of a new chapter at St Mary’s, Horsham

Freeman Brothers’ Community Co-Ordinator, Becky Hughes, and Manager, Abi Pattenden were delighted to be invited to attend the Institution and Induction of Revd Canon Lisa Barnett, new Team Rector of St Mary’s, Horsham, held in the church on Thursday, 6th February 2020. Freeman Brothers has been established in Horsham since 1855 and, as funeral directors […]

Freeman Brothers’s Simple funeral – your questions answered

Freeman Brothers has been established as Funeral Directors in Sussex since 1855 and our team of caring, professional staff in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham and Hurstpierpoint are always responding to client feedback and suggesting how the company might provide different offerings to better suit customers’ needs.

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 […]

Bereavement in the news: a response to Jack’s Law

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors has been serving communities in Sussex and Surrey for 165 years and prides itself on its professional but sympathetic approach to grief. Our teams in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham and Hurstpierpoint have a wide range of experience in supporting people with all types of funerals – including, sadly, those where a child […]