The links below are listed in alphabetical order, no responsibility is taken for the content of the respective websites.
A Church near you - An online directory of churches in the church of England. The site includes a 'Parish Finder' facility, which allows a user to enter their postcode to find out which parish they live in.
Back the BRITs - Beat Repatriation Inequality Together. The BRITs campaign is fighting on behalf of the British funeral profession to reduce the cost of inbound repatriation.
Bed and Breakfasts.co.uk - Information resource giving details of Bed & Breakfast accomodation near crematoriums in England, Wales and Scotland.
Bereavement Services Portal - Information resource containing details of 900 Cemetery and Crematoria Operators and over 3000 Cemeteries and Burial Grounds.
Birmingham Funeral Directors Guild - A professional body whose members belong to either 'The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors' (S.A.I.F.) or the ‘National Association of Funeral Directors’ (N.A.F.D.). Established in 1930 to offer the highest possible quality of service and personal attention to bereaved people.
Bradys Music Agency Pipers - Where pipers can be booked to perfom at Services and Gravesides in either Irish or Scottish regalia.
British Humanist Association - The British Humanist Association encompasses the Humanist Ceremonies™ network of trained and accredited Humanist celebrants throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Celebrants can be searched by location here.
British Institute of Funeral Directors - The professional body for funeral directors. Founded in 1982.
British Institute of Embalmers - The oldest professional body in funeral service offering training and qualification to embalmers.
Business Link - Personal Services.
Child Bereavement Network - National Childrens Bureau.
Council of British Funeral Services - A Federation of organisations operating in the funeral sector. Its aims are to ensure a high quality service to the bereaved and their families.
Counselling Directory -The purpose of the site is to provide the
UK with a huge counselling support network. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics. Every counsellor on
DNA - Preservation of DNA before burial or cremation.
DSS - Funeral payments.
Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities - The Trade Association for Local Authority owned crematoria and cemeteries in the UK.
Forum of Private Business - The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is a member-led organisation and is run wholly in the interests of its members. For 30 years, the FPB has lobbied on behalf of, and given business support to, independent businesses throughout the UK. The FPB's strong member benefits package gives members peace of mind, saving them time and money. Find out more at www.fpb.org.
Funeral Services UK - Directory of Funeral Directors, Monumental Masons, Florists and Caterers based throughout the UK.
Grief Journey - Bereavement counsellor Bill Webster (A wonderful resource for people going through all stages of the grief process).
Inspirational Funerals - Create and Personalise a Funeral with Jean Francis, author of Time to Go - practical workshops nationwide. Email Jean on email@example.com for further information and details of forthcoming workshops.
Kathi Webster's Pages - Bereavement self-help resource guide.
Memorials - People's tribute website.
MLG Funeralprint Online - Create your custom funeral stationery to honour your loved one.
National Federation of Cemetery Friends - Friends of Cemeteries, Trusts and cemetery managers interested in the future of our historic cemeteries offer advice and ‘best practice’ on conservation etc.
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) - We are the only patient led national charity with a specific focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis, a painful, disabling disease which can strike at any time and any age and for which there is no known cure. It affects nearly half a million people in the UK of which some 12,000 are children under the age of 16.
NHS - find a hospital.
Online Funeral Services - Our online services are intended to provide a low cost environmentally friendly funeral. It is to provide a simple funeral for those clients who want to arrange a respectful funeral with the minimum of fuss.
Order of Service - A dedicated service for the production of Funeral Stationery - Mourning Cards, Order of Service and Acknowledgement Cards.
Portchester Crematorium - serving the Portsmouth, Gosport & Fareham area.
Repatriation - Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK Embassies Overseas.
Safe from Scams - Every day, thousands of people are scammed. We give you the lowdown, to keep you and your money together.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Other Infant Death - This site offers up-to-date information as well as support for those who have been touched by the tragedy of SIDS/OID.
The Association of Natural Burial Grounds - The Association of Natural Burial Grounds (ANBG) was established by the Natural Death Centre in 1994. Its aims and objects have remained unchanged. It seeks to assist people in the process of establishing sites, to provide guidance to burial ground operators and to represent its members as a whole, and, not least, the Association has a Code of Practice for members thus providing the public with assurance as to long-term security.
The Institute of Civil Funerals - A professional body established to train, assess and qualify civil funeral celebrants. Members throughout the UK with guaranteed standards underpinned by a code of practice and a scheme of continuing professional development.
The Memorial Code - The website memorial charity, MuchLoved.com, has joined together with other leading organisations to create a set of underlying principles to be observed when offering an online memorial service to bereaved people in memory of loved ones who have died.
The Natural Death Centre - Support groups and help in coping with death.
UK Funerals Online - A comprehensive information resource on funerals dedicated to transparency of ownership, the site clearly identifies the owners of all funeral homes.
Understanding Childhood - a not-for-profit enterprise established to provide information about childhood. They have recently created a new leaflet called ‘Bereavement - helping parents and children cope when someone close to them dies’. This leaflet can be downloaded free from the website or printed copies can be purchased.
Way Foundation - Support for those who are bereaved and young - from people who know.
Whenimdeadandgone.com - the website that helps you to plan your own funeral, and will also safely store the details and suggestions you have made until such a time as they are needed.
The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors recommends the Golden Charter pre-paid plan.
Keltic Clothing is a one-stop funeral wear shop, supplying every aspect of Funeral Wear for both male and female staff from stock, with next day delivery. We offer a full UK-wide measuring service and extremely competitive pricing
Online access to your local Independent Celebrant for “Services Focused on People”
Cruse is delighted to have been chosen by Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton to be a beneficiary of the Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund. Find out more at www.royalweddingcharityfund.org
Repatriation questions answered, in association with Key Air & Sea.
Beat Repatriation Inequality Together
SAIFInsure - a competitive package of insurances for all independent funeral directors and funeral service suppliers. Motor and general policies available. Premiun discounts for SAIF members/associate members.