08 03, 2019

Death Certificate Price Increase

Last month we highlighted the costs faced by families paying for their children’s funeral and the government’s delay in establishing the Children’s Funeral Fund for England. Now it appears costs are set to rise even further with the news that death certificates have now tripled in price......

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12 02, 2019

Paying for Funeral Services

Paying for Funeral Services It is estimated around 5,000 people under the age of 18 die every year, with the costs faced by grieving parents typically spiralling into the thousands.  Finding the money to pay for funeral services, such as burials or cremations, as well as the associated council fees, can prove extremely difficult. While some councils do waiver the.....

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26 03, 2018

Would You Consider Streaming A Funeral Online?

In today’s world, where families can be spread far and wide, the internet can be a powerful tool to help people stay in touch, and now one church is using it to help relatives to attend funerals if they’re unable to travel. The Scottish Sun.....

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29 09, 2017

Pall Bearers

The term Pall may have come in to use as early as the 15th Century when it was used to describe the robe or material covering the coffin. The Pall bearers were the individuals chosen to carry the cloth. Typically, but not exclusively, a Pall was a white cloth carried behind the coffin by a team of bearers whilst those carrying the casket walked in front. The Pall would then be pl.....

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