A.W. Lymn Mansfield Woodhouse

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Blidworth, Mansfield Woodhouse, Warsop and all other communities around the Mansfield area.

Latest Verified Reviews

John Stapleton 10th Jul 2020

Excellent professional and friendly service all round.  All members of staff were extremely courteous and respectful.  Considering the current situation with covid 19 the organisation of the funeral and the communication was brilliant.

Suzanne Combes 5th Jun 2020

Lymns gave our Dad a wonderful send off yesterday, providing their beautiful little chapel for us to hold a small intimate service before his meadow burial. Thank you so much to the staff who were professional and compassionate at all times and carried out everything according to our wishes. The flowers from your stand-in supplier were breath-taking.

Sarah-jayne Beard 3rd Jun 2020

We would like to Thankyou all so much for your professionalism,  kindness and respect on Friday for the Farewell of Margaret Metheringham.   The compassion of your staff is second to none.   Little details like ‘Remember Me’ feather pouch and also the little purse with returned earrings are the perfect touch.  I will always remember the stubborn Dove who wanted to stay a little longer and the way the gentleman coaxed her out of the tree.   Will recommend always.   Thanks again.  Sarah-Jayne Beard.  

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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
The Old Farm, Welbeck Road
Mansfield Woodhouse
Nottinghamshire
NG19 9JZ

About Us

The office, known as The Old Farm, is located in one of the oldest buildings in Mansfield Woodhouse, a former farmhouse that has recently been completely refurbished. It is set in lovely rural surroundings and has a beautiful service chapel, family rooms, visiting rooms, cold room facilities, washing facilities for specific funeral rites, plenty of parking and a full fleet of hearse and limousines.

Cyril Welsh Funeral Directors, who previously had offices at the premises, was incorporated by the A W Lymn group. The branch has most of our north Nottingham fleet on site, including a Rolls-Royce Phantom VII hearse and matching limousines.

Jonathan Baker is the area manager and the office is staffed by funeral directors Andy Askew, Elaine Jones and Stacey Burman, who will be more than pleased to assist you during our office hours which are Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5pm and on Saturday from 9 am to 12.30 pm.

If you need assistance outside of these hours, please call our telephone number at any time and the office can be opened for you at your convenience.

The branch serves all of Mansfield Woodhouse and its surrounding area including Berry Hill, Blidworth, Church Warsop, Clipstone, Forest Town, Harlow Wood, Ladybrook, Mansfield, Pleasley, Rainworth, Ravenshead, Shirebrook, Warsop, Warsop Vale and beyond.

Nigel, Jackie and Matthew Lymn Rose manage A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service.

Latest Obituaries

Robert Reynolds

Jul 1946 - Jul 2020

Brenda Northing

Jan 1932 - Jul 2020

Meynell Pearson

Oct 1936 - Jun 2020

Brenda May Horsfield

Mar 1950 - Jun 2020

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 John Stapleton 10th Jul 2020

    Excellent professional and friendly service all round.  All members of staff were extremely courteous and respectful.  Considering the current situation with covid 19 the organisation of the funeral and the communication was brilliant.

  • 5 Suzanne Combes 5th Jun 2020

    Lymns gave our Dad a wonderful send off yesterday, providing their beautiful little chapel for us to hold a small intimate service before his meadow burial. Thank you so much to the staff who were professional and compassionate at all times and carried out everything according to our wishes. The flowers from your stand-in supplier were breath-taking.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that even with the restrictions currently in place the team at Woodhouse were able to help you create a beautiful and fitting service in memory of your Dad. I have also passed your kind words onto Lynn at the florists. Thank you.
  • 5 Sarah-jayne Beard 3rd Jun 2020

    We would like to Thankyou all so much for your professionalism,  kindness and respect on Friday for the Farewell of Margaret Metheringham.   The compassion of your staff is second to none.   Little details like ‘Remember Me’ feather pouch and also the little purse with returned earrings are the perfect touch.  I will always remember the stubborn Dove who wanted to stay a little longer and the way the gentleman coaxed her out of the tree.   Will recommend always.   Thanks again.  Sarah-Jayne Beard.  

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am really glad that the little touches meant so much to you and your family at this difficult time and am pleased that the dove staying a bit longer helped raise a smile and leave a happy memory. Thank you, Jonathan.
  • 5 Libby Bateman 30th Apr 2020

    Thank you for your support 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that our support proved helpful during this uncertain time and are pleased that many of Dorothy's Church Community were able to tune in a view the webcast of her service. Thank you.
  • 5 Kristian Preston 27th Apr 2020

    The service provided was excellent from start to finish. I would highly recommend them to use as a Funeral Directors.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high praise and for your recommendation, we are glad that you were happy with all that we did for you.
  • 5 Sandy Coupland 27th Apr 2020

    Excellent service from Jonathan and team at Mansfield Woodhouse.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this excellent review of Jonathan and his team.
  • 5 Amanda Wheatcroft 25th Apr 2020

    The staff couldn't have been more accommodating and understanding. They provided silk flowers, the cars were beautiful and the service perfect. Would definitely recommend.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that even during these difficult times we were able to help you create a perfect service with beautiful cars and silk flowers. Thank you.
  • 5 Julie Straw 5th Apr 2020

    I would like to say thankyou to Johnathan for all his help for making my dads funeral better than we expected in the circumstances .he was very helpful and sympathetic to our needs                         Thankyou.     Julie 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad that we were able to help during these difficult times and to make the funeral a fitting tribute, thank you, Jonathan.
  • 5 Paula Swain 11th Mar 2020

    Stacey was very good,she made the process bearable, she was kind and compassionate 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Stacey's kind and compassionate service made this difficult time a little more bearable for you and she joins me in thanking you for this kind review.
  • 5 Anthony Richardson 3rd Mar 2020

    Everything was exceptional. Thank you for all the support.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal, we are glad that everything was exceptional and that we were able to arrange the funeralon the date you required.
  • 5 Margaret 'Maggie' Martin 29th Feb 2020

    Very happy with everything you have done for me 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you were happy with all that we did for you especially the provision of the motorbike hearse. Thank you.
  • 5 Michelle Patricia Murdoch 28th Feb 2020

    lymns, were very friendly a d helpful, they made the funeral a very special day all our needs where met

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that all your needs were met and that the funeral was a very special day for you and your family. Thank you.
  • 5 Candice Sharp 16th Feb 2020

    Thank you so much for everything you have done for me.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was our pleasure to be able to help you and we are glad we were able to make this sad time a little more bearable for you, Thank you. Elaine
  • 5 Sarah Jane Bailie 12th Feb 2020

    I’m just totally blown away with the support and guidance that I got from all the staff at A.W.Lymn Jonathan was the person that I dealt with Regarding my partners funeral he sorted every fine detail and made a very sad day into something absolutely beautiful that no one will ever forget. Jonathan you’re truly one in 1 million  Sarah

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad that the funeral was a fitting tribute to David. With the funeral having many aspects to it and with your specific requests, I am pleased that we were able to fulfil all your wishes. Please be assured that ‘Derek’ dove is fine and well! Thank you, Jonathan.
  • 5 Shelley Allissimon Chester 26th Jan 2020

    Very professional at one of the hardest times. Even last minute requests were no trouble. Would highly recommend. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words and your recommendation. We are pleased that all your requests were dealt with and that the team at Woodhouse were able to make this hard time a little easier for you.
  • 5 Claire Spencer 23rd Jan 2020

    We as a family cannot fault the way we were treated with both my mother's funeral back in 2002, and then more recently with my father's funeral. Right from the beginning they acted very professionally but at the same time sympathetic...nothing was too much trouble...we were never rushed, we were given plenty of time deciding on what we wanted and we felt that our loss was theirs. Although there was sadness on the actual funeral day, there was also tears of joy just because of the way we were treated.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this wonderful review. We are glad that you received the same high level of service from us at the time of arranging your father's funeral as you did when you arranged your mother's, and that the team were both professional and sympathetic. Thank you.
  • 5 Kim Robinson 15th Jan 2020

    Absolutely fantastic,ur caring and personal touch made all the difference to me and my family,you were there every step of the way and nothing was too much trouble,Jonathon was so professional and is a credit to your company,5 stars for everything and thank you so much for what you did for me and my family at our very difficult time.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Jonathan has asked that I pass on his personal thanks to you for this lovely review. He is glad that his support and care made such a difference to you during this sad time and that he was able to help you create a service that was a fitting tribute to Mum.
  • 5 Jane Hamilton-Moody 27th Dec 2019

    A W Lymns at Mansfield Woodhouse are a great team & conducted my dads funeral with much respect & care both before, during & after. Thank you, Elaine, Johnathon & all the team. My best Regards JANE. Xx

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words about the respect and care shown at all times by all the team at the Mansfield Woodhouse office.
  • 5 Carol Ann Heeley 22nd Nov 2019

    We found Johnathan to be the absolute professional and very supportive. All went very smoothly on the  day we could not have asked for more . So a very big thank you to make our saddest day bearable. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased to hear that Jonathan's support and professional care made this sad time a little more bearable for you and we are glad that everything went exactly as planned on the day. Thank you.
  • 5 Donna Louise Inkle 11th Nov 2019

    Excellent, compassionate and caring service from start to finish of my mother who sadly passed away and her family. Took so much worry and pressure away from myself and gave me advice when I needed it. Thank you 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that the service was a fitting tribute to Mrs Williams and are pleased that the service we provided was helpful and took away some of the pressure for you. Thank you, Jonathan.
  • 5 Candice Sharp 8th Nov 2019

    Thank you so much for all of your help during this very difficult time.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that the guidance and support given by Elaine and her team made this difficult time a little easier for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Ian Mark Hannah 7th Nov 2019

    Can't fault them very very helpful and understanding nothing too much trouble when changing things about through family wanting different things from the initial plan ..The actual funeral was and went better than expected ..used for my dad 18 yrs ago ..My mother would of loved it under different circumstances they did everything she and us wanted no questions highly recommend A big Thank you to them all

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We are glad that the funeral was exactly as you wanted and that any changes that you wanted from the original plan were arranged for you. Thank you also for your recommendation.
  • 5 Ann Griffin 5th Nov 2019

    Fantastic service x

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this fantastic review.
  • 5 Beryl Dorothy Saxelby 4th Nov 2019

    They was extremely professional couldnt fault there true kindness though this different time

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that the kindness shown by Andy and his team made this difficult time a little more bearable for you and we thank you for taking the time to leave this positive review.
  • 5 Ann Woolley 4th Nov 2019

    The whole process was dealt with in a caring and friendly way, it was completely well organised, and I cannot recommend them highly enough

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are grateful to you for taking the time to review our services and for your recommendation and we are glad that the team at Woodhouse were caring, friendly and well organised. Thank you.

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Address
The Old Farm, Welbeck Road
Mansfield Woodhouse
Nottinghamshire
NG19 9JZ

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

John Stapleton 10th Jul 2020

Excellent professional and friendly service all round.  All members of staff were extremely courteous and respectful.  Considering the current situation with covid 19 the organisation of the funeral and the communication was brilliant.

Suzanne Combes 5th Jun 2020

Lymns gave our Dad a wonderful send off yesterday, providing their beautiful little chapel for us to hold a small intimate service before his meadow burial. Thank you so much to the staff who were professional and compassionate at all times and carried out everything according to our wishes. The flowers from your stand-in supplier were breath-taking.

Sarah-jayne Beard 3rd Jun 2020

We would like to Thankyou all so much for your professionalism,  kindness and respect on Friday for the Farewell of Margaret Metheringham.   The compassion of your staff is second to none.   Little details like ‘Remember Me’ feather pouch and also the little purse with returned earrings are the perfect touch.  I will always remember the stubborn Dove who wanted to stay a little longer and the way the gentleman coaxed her out of the tree.   Will recommend always.   Thanks again.  Sarah-Jayne Beard.  

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