J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors, York

408 reviews

Fifth generation, independent funeral directors in York providing around-the-clock services during your time of need

Latest Verified Reviews

Peter Lowther 4th Jul 2023

Having had time to collect my thoughts after my Mums sad passing I would just like to write a few lines on the services of J G Fielder and Mr John Tattersall in particular, who went above and way beyond what I’d normally expect. At all times John was a consummate professional in whatever he did, but more importantly, to my family & myself, he provided a beautifully kind and compassionate understanding of absolutely everything. He guided me through a dark time and provided a light at the end of the tunnel, he advised me on every step  of my Mums funeral and I am eternally grateful to both John and the team at Fielders for giving my Mum a truly memorable send off. 

Frank McShane 3rd Jul 2023

Very comprehensive and caring service provided by Jon Kirkham, helped us through a potentially difficult time

Nigel Donkin 29th Jun 2023

sadly this is the fourth family funeral we needed to arrange and Fielders do a great service to make these sad times as smooth and easy as possible. We are very grateful we can deal with the same people .

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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

48-50 Clarence Street
York
North Yorkshire
YO31 7EW

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

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

James   Beeley

James Beeley

Oct 1930 - May 2024

Alan   Brown

Alan Brown

Mar 1953 - Apr 2024

Constance Edith   Ireland

Constance Edith Ireland

Sep 1921 - Apr 2024

George Thomas   Rymer

George Thomas Rymer

Jul 1940 - Apr 2024

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Peter Lowther 4th Jul 2023

    Having had time to collect my thoughts after my Mums sad passing I would just like to write a few lines on the services of J G Fielder and Mr John Tattersall in particular, who went above and way beyond what I’d normally expect.
    At all times John was a consummate professional in whatever he did, but more importantly, to my family & myself, he provided a beautifully kind and compassionate understanding of absolutely everything. He guided me through a dark time and provided a light at the end of the tunnel, he advised me on every step  of my Mums funeral and I am eternally grateful to both John and the team at Fielders for giving my Mum a truly memorable send off. 

  • 5 Frank McShane 3rd Jul 2023

    Very comprehensive and caring service provided by Jon Kirkham, helped us through a potentially difficult time

  • 5 Nigel Donkin 29th Jun 2023

    sadly this is the fourth family funeral we needed to arrange and Fielders do a great service to make these sad times as smooth and easy as possible.
    We are very grateful we can deal with the same people .

  • 5 Charlotte Guest 20th Jun 2023

    A Huge thank you to Simon for all his help and support. He made what was a very difficult time more bearable.

  • 5 Claire Martin 13th Jun 2023

    Professional service. Always answered queries quickly.

  • 5 Christine Edwards 6th Jun 2023

    This is obviously a very upsetting time but J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors made it more bearable by showing kindness, respect and impeccable organisation. I would not hesitate to recommend their services.

  • 5 Patricia Holroyd 4th Jun 2023

    I would just like to say it was just perfect and the flowers was lovely thank you so much and especially to Jon kirkman for doing i can't thank you enough Mrs patricia holroyd

  • 5 Charles Cameron 19th May 2023

    The team at J G Fielder & Son were very professional and understanding. I would certainly recommend them. 

  • 5 Susan Gozzard 15th May 2023

    I felt the whole team especially Lucy treated us with kindness and sympathy.We felt that the whole process of my mothers funeral was handled with dignity and professionalism.My mother received the funeral she would have wanted.

  • 5 Barry Shevlin 9th May 2023

    Our family was pleased with the service given by J G Fielder & Son. Not only was it highly professional, it was also compassionate and heartfelt. We are deeply grateful to Lucy Horsman, who made a sad occasion one we could cherish in the months and years to come. Very well done, indeed.

  • 4 Polly Brincklow 8th May 2023

    I wish the celebrant had directed the mourners on entering and leaving the crematorium. The immediate family was supposed to be following the coffin in and Polly was supposed to place a rose on the coffin before leading everyone out but unfortunately neither of these requests were organised which ended up in confusion 

  • 5 Wendy Campion 8th May 2023

    Lucy looked after us every step of the way, excellent service from Fielders.

  • 5 Gillian Freeman 5th May 2023

    We were extremely well cared for by all those we met at Fielders, including the lady on reception.
    We were given all the information we needed & never felt rushed to make a decision until we were ready.
    Everything was well organised & the day itself went as we would have wished.
    Thank you for all you did to help us through a difficult time.

  • 5 Christine Newland 25th Apr 2023

    Just like to say the service was fantastic john and his team couldn’t have done anything more to help at this very difficult time thanks again 

  • 5 Jon Steel 21st Apr 2023

    I can't praise or thank the staff at Fielders highly enough. From the very start of the process Fielders have been fantastic. Every aspect of the funeral arrangements was perfect. At a time of need, the service, support and guidance was absolutely top class, and greatly appreciated. Thank you to everybody involved.

  • 5 Susan Fry 18th Apr 2023

    Jon from Fielders helped us through with everything, he is such a lovely guy. Nothing was too much trouble, and Helen the receptionist was so lovely and kind too. I thank them for looking after my mum, and helping to give her a great send off. 

  • 5 Lindsey Gillett 17th Apr 2023

    From the initial conversation through to the actual funeral and afterwards, every communication has been full of warmth, understanding and care. Totally worthy of an outstanding review.

  • 5 Ruth Pawson 15th Apr 2023

    From our first telephone call, my family and I have been treated with kindness and compassion. Terry was treated with respect and dignity. We were guided through the difficulties of death and organising a funeral with ease and we thank you.

  • 5 Angela Kirby 8th Apr 2023

    Excellent service from this company. This is our third funeral with Fielders.

    Take time to ensure funeral is appropriate for your needs.

    Explain what needs to happen and when so you don’t have to worry about anything, other than saying goodbye to your loved one.

    You’re allocated a key contact, or you can request someone if you know who you want. Our person even conducted the service for us as we wanted someone who had met the deceased in person before. 

  • 5 Julie Harland 8th Apr 2023

    Friendly, patient and compassionate throughout. Simon was willing to listen, giving options and being very responsive. He also addressed all the difficult steps and decisions professionally and clearly. On the day of the funeral Jon and his colleagues were highly supportive and helped guide us through a naturally difficult day. We can only thank the whole team for their help and consideration. 

  • 5 Beverley Thorpe 4th Apr 2023

    The service we received was excellent from the initial meeting with the funeral director through to care after the service. 

    The coordination of this sad event with our services to ensure everything went well on the day was stand out. 

    The team are personable, compassionate, caring and efficient and had the ability to make you feel well looked after. 

    This made a day I was dreading into a memorial heartwarming occasion. 

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved. 

  • 5 Adrian Fuller 25th Mar 2023

    A wonderful send-off for my Mother. Everything was in order from the first visit two days after her death to the cremation and thanksgiving service.

  • 5 A H 22nd Mar 2023

    Following my first conversation with Chris (following the loss of my Husband) on a Saturday night, I encountered nothing but kindness, respect & compassion. With no experience of arranging a Funeral, & still being in a state of Shock, naturally I felt lost & anxious. I need not have worried.
    Within 2 hours, my husband was safely in their care; in the Chapel of Rest. Truly a place of Peace.

    From that initial conversation with Chris, & throughout my continuing & regular contact with both Johns, & the lovely, compassionate, Helen & Lucy, I knew that my husband was (literally) in such safe, kind & caring hands. He was treated with honour & respect, as an individual.

    He had specifically requested that J G Fielders look after him. How glad I am that he did. All has been seamless - he could not have been better cared for, even had he been a member of their own family.

    Fielders are not some remote, Corporate, business concern - they truly are a Family Business - & it shows. They are an Exemplar of what a Funeral Directors should be - 130 successful years of service to the York (& extended local areas) speaks for itself.

    Nor does their care abruptly stop after the Funeral - it continues. I spoke to Mr Fielder Snr a few weeks after the (seamless & timely, Funeral) & was touched by his kindness & compassion.

    In essence, throughout my loss, I have been comforted by all the kindness, compassion, guidance, calmness, professionalism, transparency, & trustworthiness afforded to me - & my late husband. I will be ensuring that when it is "my turn" - I only want to be looked after by J G Fielder & Son. I shall not hesitate to recommend you to family & friends.

    With heartfelt thanks
    A H





  • 5 Andrew Patrick 18th Mar 2023

    Very efficient and sensetivly dealt with. Kept us informed and answered all our questions. All ran very smoothly at a very difficult time.

  • 4 Ruth Purseglove 18th Mar 2023

    We found them very good and helpful, especially Lucy.

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

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

Latest Verified Reviews

Peter Lowther 4th Jul 2023

Having had time to collect my thoughts after my Mums sad passing I would just like to write a few lines on the services of J G Fielder and Mr John Tattersall in particular, who went above and way beyond what I’d normally expect. At all times John was a consummate professional in whatever he did, but more importantly, to my family & myself, he provided a beautifully kind and compassionate understanding of absolutely everything. He guided me through a dark time and provided a light at the end of the tunnel, he advised me on every step  of my Mums funeral and I am eternally grateful to both John and the team at Fielders for giving my Mum a truly memorable send off. 

Frank McShane 3rd Jul 2023

Very comprehensive and caring service provided by Jon Kirkham, helped us through a potentially difficult time

Nigel Donkin 29th Jun 2023

sadly this is the fourth family funeral we needed to arrange and Fielders do a great service to make these sad times as smooth and easy as possible. We are very grateful we can deal with the same people .

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