Funeral Directors in Hertfordshire since 1839.

Independent, Family Run
Funeral Director

Welcome to J.J. Burgess & Sons

Providing a professional, caring funeral service 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to the people of Hertfordshire since 1839.
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What we do

We provide a professional, caring funeral service.
When A Loved One Dies
When A Loved One Dies

We offer a 24-hour telephone service, so please contact us immediately a death has occurred. We will offer you comfort, support and clear advice at any time and we will advise you on what you should to do next.

Arranging A Funeral
Arranging A Funeral

Arranging a funeral for a loved one can be emotional. We have been helping local families since 1839 and will take you through the process one step at a time. We can tailor a funeral to suit your needs and budget.

Sympathy Flowers
Sympathy Flowers

A bereavement is a sensitive time during which family and friends can experience a wide range of emotions. The timeless beauty of flowers provides an ideal opportunity for people to express their feelings.

Eco Friendly Funeral
Eco Friendly Funeral

An eco friendly funeral is no more expensive than a traditional one. If you want to arrange an eco friendly green funeral we offer a free eco funeral planning service. We can advise you on all the options available.

Cremation Only Funeral
Cremation Only Funeral

Our Bluebell Funeral is a cremation only funeral without a ceremony, also known as direct cremation, is different from a traditional funeral as there is no service nor is there anyone present at the cremation.

Non-Religious Funeral
Non-Religious Funeral

Non-religious/humanist funerals and memorial services offer a personal and fitting tribute for a loved one, or a celebration of their life. We can help organise this type of funeral and can advise you on the options.

About Us
About Us

We strive as a family business to provide a personal service where we aim to use our skills and knowledge in the the funeral profession to give you the help and comfort needed at the time.

Funeral Plan
Funeral Plan

With a JJ Burgess funeral plan we will make sure that your loved ones are spared much of the burden of organising a funeral. You’ll have specified every detail and taken care of the costs.

Burgess Memorials
Burgess Memorials

We pride ourselves on offering a personal service to help you choose a fitting memorial for a loved one that will stand as a lasting act of remembrance. We offer a wide range of memorial designs to choose from.

About Us

We provide exceptional value and support from your initial contact and for as long as you need our help. As a local family run independent funeral directors in Hertfordshire we have built our reputation by providing a friendly personal service.

As a family business we have had to come to terms with our own family bereavements, so we feel that we are aware of peoples needs when they come into one of our offices.

We are proud to have been part of the local community for over 178 years.

We offer a high-quality service with caring staff and compassion for those who need it.

Locations

The family’s business roots in the Hatfield community can be traced to the 1700’s.

Customer Reviews

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Where to next?

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Vehicle Hire

We offer a range of modern and classic limousines and hearses.

Funeral Plan

Think of your loved ones by planning ahead with a pre-paid funeral plan.

What our customers say…

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