W Jones & Son, Derbyshire, funeral director in Derbyshire

An independent funeral home located between Ashbourne and Derby proving a friendly and courteous local funeral service

Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners


Main Road

About Us

With long experience of arranging funerals for local people in the Ashbourne area, this Brailsford funeral home supports families at a very difficult time.

As a family-run funeral home, W Jones & Son understand how important it is for a loved-one’s funeral to be a fitting reflection of a loved one’s life and how much they meant to family.

Funeral director Ray Jones, his daughter Karen and son-in-law John are committed to looking after your loved one and will provide caring support in every aspect of the funeral planning according to your wishes.

Families can discuss their loved one’s funeral arrangements in privacy and comfort at W Jones & Son’s Brailsford office, where members of the local community are also welcome to call in and chat about advance funeral plans.

A members of the National Association of Funeral Directors, this Derbyshire funeral home is glad to accommodate families who would find a home visit reassuring, while they can also help those seeking to transport their loved one overseas for the funeral.

Help is on hand to arrange a funeral in the Ashbourne area with a spiritual or secular service, or a more contemporary celebration of life ceremony – whether a cremation, traditional burial or committal at a woodland burial ground. A traditional hearse and comfortable fleet is available, with horse-drawn, Land Rover and motorbike hearses among the more bespoke funeral transport options to consider.

Continuing in a long-held family practice, this Brailsford funeral home makes its traditional wooden coffins in its workshop dating back to the 1800s, while families can also consider wool, willow and banana-leaf coffins and caskets from a range of eco-friendly and contemporary styles.

Call W Jones & Son today for caring funeral service in Ashbourne at a very difficult time.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

Read more: How to arrange a funeral

What are disbursements?

Disbursements are additional costs for a funeral service that are paid to third-parties, such as florists, celebrants and burial fees. The funeral director will usually charge you for them and then pay the suppliers themselves.

Read more: What are disbursements

How can I get help with funeral costs?

If the cost of a funeral is not covered by a prepaid funeral plan, or the estate of the person who has died, you may be able to get financial help from the government’s Bereavement Support Payment or from War Disablement Pensions, charitable funds or budgeting loans.

Read more: Help with funeral costs

Main Road

  • Markeaton Crematorium

    Derby, DE22 4NH

  • Amber Valley Memorial Park and Crematorium

    Swanwick, DE55 1BH

  • Bretby Crematorium

    Burton upon Trent, DE15 0QE

  • Trent Valley Crematorium

    Derby, DE72 2AF

  • Bramcote Crematorium

    Nottingham, NG9 3GJ

  • Brailsford Cemetery

    Brailsford, DE6 3AA

  • Duffield Cemetery

    Duffield, DE56 4DQ

  • Ashbourne Cemetery

    Ashbourne, DE6 1AN

  • Belper Cemetery

    Belper, DE56 2JE

  • Nottingham Road Cemetery

    Derby, DE21 6FN

  • Middleton-By-Wirksworth Cemetery

    Wirksworth, DE4 4LQ

  • Rolleston Cemetery

    Burton upon Trent, DE13 9BG

  • Spondon Cemetery

    Derby, DE21 7GL

  • Ripley Cemetery

    Ripley , DE5 3JG

  • Stapenhill Cemetery

    Burton upon Trent, DE15 9AE

  • Heanor Cemetery

    Heanor, DE75 7DT

  • Uttoxeter Cemetery

    Uttoxeter, ST14 8DS

  • Leabrooks Cemetery

    Leabrooks, DE55 1LD

  • Eastwood Cemetery (Eastwood)

    Eastwood, NG16 3HR

  • Park Cemetery (Ilkeston)

    Ilkeston, DE7 5HT


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