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Our weekly articles, written by in-house experts, offer advice, information and updates about our industry.

2021 Online Remembrance Service – coming soon!

2021 Online Remembrance Service – coming soon!

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855. The company remains run by a direct descendant of founder, Bede Freeman, and now has a further three offices across the county, in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint....

Anti-Bullying Week: One Kind Word… or deed?

Anti-Bullying Week: One Kind Word… or deed?

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex, in 1855. The company now has three further offices in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint. In honour of this week’s Anti-Bullying Week campaign, Jennifer Bolt has written this...

Death in The Archers, and #TheArchers

Death in The Archers, and #TheArchers

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors has been based in Horsham since 1855 and prides itself on providing excellent service to its local communities of Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham, and Hurstpierpoint at what can often be the most difficult of times. However, the...

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Can I arrange my own funeral in advance?

Freeman Brothers operates its own Pre-payment Scheme whereby the funeral can be paid for at current prices, with no further expenditure, regardless of the date of the eventual death. For more information, please visit our Pre-payment Plans section.

What do I need to do to plan a funeral?

The first few days following a death seem to consist of an endless succession of decisions, along with a great deal of paperwork. Freeman Brothers can help you through the practicalities, with factual information and guidance regarding registration, arranging the funeral and any relevant legal matters. Please visit our Planning A Funeral section for more information.

How can I cope with bereavement?

Different individuals respond to loss in different ways. If you are struggling with bereavement, we have a dedicated section of our website that offers advice and links to various charities and support networks. Please visit our Bereavement Information section for more information.