J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors, York

193 reviews

J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors, York, North Yorkshire, funeral director in North Yorkshire J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors, York, North Yorkshire, funeral director in North Yorkshire
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Fifth generation, independent funeral directors in York providing around-the-clock services during your time of need

Latest Verified Reviews

Heather Barden 20th Apr 2021

Throughout the process they were absolutely excellent. Would highly recommend.

Fran Garvey-Fereday 19th Apr 2021

Supportive and helpful team. Treated me and my family with care and consideration. Timely and professional they were exactly what and who we needed to support us through this process

Martin Bell 12th Apr 2021

Extremely efficient and thoughtful arrangements from a 1st class Company. We have trusted Fielders with all our historic funeral arrangements and they have always been very professional and even in these difficult post covid times their level of care has not wavered. I would strongly recommend their services.

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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

Location

Address
48-50 Clarence Street
York
North Yorkshire
YO31 7EW

About Us

J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors are York’s most experienced independent funeral directors, having served the community for over 130 years, and offer a caring and sympathetic service. Their compassionate team of professionals are available round the clock with help and advice, whether the family wants a religious or non-religious funeral.

Victor and Chris Fielder and their team offer a range of services, whether it be a traditional burial, simple cremation service or a green funeral. They are happy to support families organise a personalised funeral service that reflect their loved one’s wishes.

They offer the flexibility of home visits, office appointments or video and phone arrangements so that families may discuss funeral arrangements in the most comfortable and suitable way for them.

A typical funeral with J G Fielder & Son will include the collection and care of the person who has died, liaising with third parties, a Mercedes hearse and a handmade coffin. Other funeral transport options include horse-drawn carriage, motorcycle sidecar hearse, matching Mercedes limousines or a vintage VW Camper.

The York-based funeral directors have 2 Chapels of Rest which can be used by the family or friends to grieve and reflect on the memory of their loved one. Other services include an in-house embalming service, bereavement counselling and repatriation.

The team are available 24/7 to guide bereaved families and provide caring support during a difficult time. Call J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors for more information on various options or to arrange a memorable funeral service for your loved one.

Latest Obituaries

Maureen Margarette Mennell

Jul 1930 - Apr 2021

Ross Edwards Thompson

Mar 1942 - Apr 2021

Peter Roberts

Jul 1938 - Apr 2021

Deborah Elizabeth Burns

Feb 1953 - Mar 2021

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Heather Barden 20th Apr 2021

    Throughout the process they were absolutely excellent. Would highly recommend.

  • 5 Fran Garvey-Fereday 19th Apr 2021

    Supportive and helpful team. Treated me and my family with care and consideration. Timely and professional they were exactly what and who we needed to support us through this process

  • 5 Martin Bell 12th Apr 2021

    Extremely efficient and thoughtful arrangements from a 1st class Company. We have trusted Fielders with all our historic funeral arrangements and they have always been very professional and even in these difficult post covid times their level of care has not wavered. I would strongly recommend their services.

  • 5 Vicky McKennan 11th Apr 2021

    Great service very impressed with the service I was given

  • 5 Adam Paxman 4th Apr 2021

    Every member of the team was extremely professional, patient and compassionate throughout the process of my family planning the funeral service. Recommendations helped us to navigate issues caused by the pandemic. The care and respect my late father received was first rate.

  • 5 Joanna Ableson 3rd Apr 2021

    Fielders communication & organisation of my Mum's funeral were excellent. Always very calm, considerate, professional and approachable. John Tattersall was excellent.

  • 5 Patricia Waller 3rd Apr 2021

    A most caring professional service who helped us through a very difficult time Jon Kirkman guided us every step of the way our eternal gratitude will never be forgotten thank you all 

  • 5 Catherine Hudson 3rd Apr 2021

    Fielders were extremely helpful from the first telephone contact. We only had to answer a few questions as to what we wanted and everything was done for us. Any later queries or changes were immediately dealt with. On the day they were very polite and ensured that everything went smoothly.

  • 5 Jane Moorhouse 2nd Apr 2021

    Our funeral director, Jon Kirkman, was excellent- very sympathetic, & very helpful in carrying out our wishes for the cremation service of our father 

  • 5 Clifton Doughty 28th Mar 2021

    Very professional and supportive in all respects through the whole process

  • 5 Jennifer Greaves 22nd Mar 2021

    John Tattersall was helpful as usual for his excellent help and advice for arranging Val’s funeral. Extra effort was needed due to Val passing away in Leeds General Infirmary which he dealt with admirably.

  • 5 Paul Darbyshire 16th Mar 2021

    Fielders have arranged both my parents funerals in the last 7 years. Their care and attention to detail is second to none. John Tattersall in particular is an absolute credit to JG Fielders & Son.

  • 5 Helen Cobbold 13th Mar 2021

    We couldn’t thank Fielders enough for their support and excellent funeral service, especially through these difficult and challenging times. Nothing was too much to ask and the service went very well. The whole  team were so kind and professional. John was very supportive  and understanding and went above and beyond to make it as nice as possible under the circumstances. I would not hesitate to recommend them. 

  • 5 Kenneth Walker 8th Mar 2021

    From the first phone call to arrange the funeral to the cremation at York was excellent All the e/mails, Directors/Office staff were all so helpful to the family, The coffin and flowers were a picture to see, John who did the service for us in the chapel it was so smooth and lovely, All the granddaughters/family/ friends said what a lovely send off for Daphne.

  • 5 Nigel Benson 6th Mar 2021

    Professional, sympathetic, courteous and the personal touch at every stage. Despite the Covid restrictions my dear Father had a dignified and fitting funeral.

  • 5 Sally Gall 3rd Mar 2021

    My family received excellent service from the team at Fielders despite restrictions in place. They were organised, efficient and very kind at a difficult time.

  • 5 Amy Martin 2nd Mar 2021

    Compassionate, understanding and professional service. Both Simon and John were excellent. 

  • 5 Elizabeth Page 2nd Mar 2021

    I have used them before and each time they have shown compassion and made a difficult time go with ease. I would recommend them to my family and friends.

  • 5 Natasha Rawnsley 24th Feb 2021

    Derek was treated with upmost respect and I was supported through ever step of the arrangements. The livestream of the funeral and interment was excellent. It meant that those who weren’t able to attend, as far afield as Essex and even Australia could still be with Derek to say farewell. So especially to John Tattersall, thank you J G Fielder & Son.

  • 5 Janet Harrison 19th Feb 2021

    Efficient, professional and respectful, a comfort in these awful times.

  • 5 James Blake 17th Feb 2021

    The initial contacts were made in a very friendly and informal manner and throughout the pre-funeral period we were kept well informed by regular contact. Once every thing had been agreed, details were received by us to confirm that all arrangements were as we had agreed. Presentation and all detailed arrangements on the day of the funeral were all excellent.

  • 5 Lesley Grove 11th Feb 2021

    Fielders provided a professional yet caring and sensitive service arranging my husband Steve's funeral.  Keith and Lucy helped me through the process with patience and understanding which I found more than a little daunting especially due to the Covid restrictions. Thank you to everyone at Fielders for helping me through this difficult time.  

  • 5 Diane Fairley 8th Feb 2021

    Thank you very much for all your help in my mums funeral.Considering I live in Australia I couldn’t of done it without you.  You put me at ease with all my decisions making everything come together perfect.  Thanks again Diane. 

  • 5 Jim Russell 1st Feb 2021

    They just got it Right!!

  • 5 Bridget Geelan 30th Jan 2021

    I have used J G Fielder & Sons previously and have found them always sympathetic and very helpful in the sad times that I have used there services.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Address
48-50 Clarence Street
York
North Yorkshire
YO31 7EW

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Heather Barden 20th Apr 2021

Throughout the process they were absolutely excellent. Would highly recommend.

Fran Garvey-Fereday 19th Apr 2021

Supportive and helpful team. Treated me and my family with care and consideration. Timely and professional they were exactly what and who we needed to support us through this process

Martin Bell 12th Apr 2021

Extremely efficient and thoughtful arrangements from a 1st class Company. We have trusted Fielders with all our historic funeral arrangements and they have always been very professional and even in these difficult post covid times their level of care has not wavered. I would strongly recommend their services.

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