Family run for five generationsWhen you place your trust in William Purves you can expect the highest standards of professionalism, compassionate care and a truly distinct service.
Putting your family first
We've been doing it for generations. Often in communities where the business had a different name, identity and a long-standing legacy. That's where the difference ends.
Being part of William Purves, a fifth generation family owned and run business, means today's families will be guided and supported by teams who can draw on many years of experience. Serving families with commitment and care to ensure every funeral is unique and all are special. Let our local family help yours.
As independent funeral directors we serve bereaved families in our local communities. Find out more about your local William Purves funeral director.
News & Blog
News & Blog
Every funeral is different. And that truth also applies to funeral directors. We promise to support you, and your loved ones, in arranging a funeral that’s just right and here's why. Compassion Our staff choose to do this job because we care deeply about families....
Typically, memorial stones are found in UK cemeteries, church graveyards or sites of historic significance as they mark the spot where people have been buried. However, with cremations now representing over 70% of the UK’s funerals, memorials are increasingly...
How much will it cost? It’s a common concern that families face when they’re organising a funeral. Funerals are costly. That’s because it involves the safe, dignified care of a loved one coupled with a time-critical administrative process when a myriad of decisions...