A.W. Lymn New Ollerton

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Edwinstowe, Ollerton, Wellow and other communities around the North Nottinghamshire area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Sally Myles 9th May 2021

Lymns have been simply outstanding in the service they have offered us for the entire organization of my mothers funeral.  There has always been someone on the end of a phone at all times and their attention to detail has been incredible. In particular I would like to thank Colum O’Shea for all his help and advice and I could not have wished for a more dignified ending of my mother’s life. Thank you so much and I would whole heartedly recommend you to any future customer. Sally Myles

Jane Baggaley-Agius 4th May 2021

Collum was so sensitive and really helpful taking us through the processes at a time when we were so lost. There was no pressure despite our request for an 'as soon as possible' date for Mum's funeral. This request was met admirably. On the day, the funeral was conducted with the utmost professionalism. Annette conducted the service beautifully. She had listened and perfectly interpreted the feelings for our Mum. We felt thoroughly supported by all. Thank you.

Gillian Leonard 27th Mar 2021

Colum did us proud

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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
5 Sherwood Drive
New Ollerton
Nottinghamshire
NG22 9PP

About Us

One of the newest offices in the A W Lymn group, Ollerton opened in April 2011 and is run by funeral director Colum O’Shea and overseen by area manager Jonathan Baker.

The building features a car park at the rear, a reception, a large visiting room, a family room and cold room facilities.

The funeral home is open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, and at any other time by appointment. Please telephone our main number which is personally answered 24 hours a day to make arrangements.

The branch covers all of Ollerton and its surrounding areas including Budby, Church Warsop, Edwinstone, Perlethorpe, Walesby, Warsop, Wellow and beyond.

A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service is managed by Nigel, Jackie and Matthew Lymn Rose.

Latest Obituaries

Philip McGuigan

Oct 1979 - Apr 2021

Margaret Baggaley

Jun 1930 - Apr 2021

Frederick Bird

Feb 1948 - Apr 2021

Ann Fretwell

Feb 1949 - Apr 2021

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Sally Myles 9th May 2021

    Lymns have been simply outstanding in the service they have offered us for the entire organization of my mothers funeral.  There has always been someone on the end of a phone at all times and their attention to detail has been incredible. In particular I would like to thank Colum O’Shea for all his help and advice and I could not have wished for a more dignified ending of my mother’s life. Thank you so much and I would whole heartedly recommend you to any future customer. Sally Myles

  • 5 Jane Baggaley-Agius 4th May 2021

    Collum was so sensitive and really helpful taking us through the processes at a time when we were so lost. There was no pressure despite our request for an 'as soon as possible' date for Mum's funeral. This request was met admirably. On the day, the funeral was conducted with the utmost professionalism. Annette conducted the service beautifully. She had listened and perfectly interpreted the feelings for our Mum. We felt thoroughly supported by all. Thank you.

  • 5 Gillian Leonard 27th Mar 2021

    Colum did us proud

    A.W. Lymn, Ollerton Team replied
    It was my pleasure to support you, thank you for this kind review. Colum.
  • 5 David Cutler 14th Mar 2021

    A.W. Lymn delivered outstanding service despite the difficulties imposed by the covid regulations. The funeral director also displayed the appropriate gravitas and respect to the proceedings.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to review the service provided by Colum and his team, we are glad that you were so pleased with all that he did for you and with the respect shown at the time of the funeral.
  • 5 Richard Williams 17th Feb 2021

    Every aspect of Colum's organisation of my father's funeral was spot on and everything went perfectly; his organisation was outstanding and he is a credit to a A W Lymn. Colum and his team were absolute professionals. They were efficient but sympathetic and between them ensured that nothing went wrong. Please pass on the grateful thanks of myself and my family to all, especially Colum, for what they did.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It is wonderful to read the kind words you have written about the professional and sympathetic service provided by the team at Ollerton and Colum in particular and we are glad that everything was perfect at the time of your father's funeral.
  • 5 Sef Raza 9th Feb 2021

    When a loved one dies and you need someone at your most darkest hour, there is no better funeral directors than A W Lynn New Ollerton. Colum O'Shea and his team, went above and beyond to ensure our every wish for the funeral and burial of our loved one, was followed.   Every I dotted and every T crossed.   They were totally amazing.   Love and respect given to the living and the deceased above and beyond anything you could dream of.   Highly recommended, not only as Funeral Directors, but for support, care and understanding beyond belief given.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am really glad that despite the fact we had to conduct this arrangement virtually you were so pleased with all that I did for you. I know that there were many specific personalisation elements and I am glad that everything came together perfectly for you on the day. Thank you, Colum.
  • 5 Sarah Lovell 11th Dec 2020

    Lovely personal service, very kind and patient. All you need in difficult times.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you found Colum to be kind and patient and he joins me in thanking you for this lovely review.
  • 5 Phillipa Recchia 24th Nov 2020

    Could not recommend Colum and the team enough 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you very much for your high appraisal and your recommendation, it was my pleasure to help you. Colum.
  • 5 Paul Houldsworth 10th Nov 2020

    Very good service

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal.
  • 5 Andrew Godfrey 9th Nov 2020

    From start to finish throughout this sad time the staff at the Ollerton Branch and the Company as a whole have been understanding, sympathetic and professional. The proceedings on the day from the Clumber Court Care Home in Retford to The Crematorium at Babworth and throughout the service itself, were conducted in an excellent manner, Mum would have been impressed! Thank You.

    Matthew Lymn Rose replied
    Andrew and family, thank you for your kind words regarding Colum, David, Deanna and all the team. We really do appreciate the difficulties faced at this time when arranging a funeral, and are really pleased that the service on the day was carried out exactly as you wanted it to be. Thank you.
  • 5 Paul Stokoe 6th Oct 2020

    Efficient, professional, considerate - all i needed in the toughest time of my life.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Colum's efficient, professional and considerate nature made this very difficult time a little easier for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Karen Rodgers 19th Sep 2020

    They were extremely professional, nothing was too much trouble. They have time for you and understand that you are upset at the loss of a love one . They are totally respectful of the deceased

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Colum gave you the time, support and compassion needed during this sad period, and that he was able to help you create a fitting tribute to Robert including the socially distanced guard of honour with the classic scooters.
  • 5 Helen Mayes 26th Jul 2020

    Perfect *****

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Colum and his team gave a 5* perfect service during this difficult time.
  • 5 Cordelia-Anne Eland 11th Jul 2020

    The service we as a family recieved was amazing, nothing was too much trouble for you. So helpful, kind and considerate. We will definitely use your services again and definitely recommend you to our family and friends.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that Colum provided such excellent service and we are grateful to you for your recommendation.
  • 5 Emma Addlington 1st Jun 2020

    Lovely people   They did my dad proud   Cannot fault anything 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that we did your dad proud and that our service was faultless. Thank you.
  • 5 Dawn Weiss 31st May 2020

    EXCELLENT SERVICE. WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this excellent review and for your recommendation, we are glad that we were able to help support you through this difficult time.
  • 5 Tony & Carole O'Keeffe 31st May 2020

    They handled everything efficiently and without fuss. Even though we had to cope with the virus situation it was a smooth and comforting experience dealing with them. Arranging the funeral was dealt with by only two telephone calls which made it much less stressful than I expected, and if these matters can be called a good experience then this was it. Thank you Calum for your organization 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that ever with the restrictions in place due to coronavirus the arrangements were less stressful that you were expecting and the experience was as positive as it could be given the circumstances. Thank you.
  • 5 Susan Barrett 1st May 2020

    We were treated with sensitivity and time to make our own decisions. Nothing was a problem, excellent communication and professionally dealt with in these difficult times.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you were treated with sensitivity and kept well informed throughout and Colum joins me in thanking you for taking the time to review his service.
  • 5 Stephen Beard 31st Mar 2020

    Everybody was so helpful and polite Nothing was to much to help Me and my brother plus the rest of the family would like to thank everybody involved for their help in this sad time Thank you xx

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that all the team at Ollerton were helpful and polite and that nothing was too much trouble.
  • 5 Jean Bartle 29th Mar 2020

    Colum O'shea delivered a high standard in the service and arrangement prior to the Crematorium, his support was invariable at such a sad and dificult time. I would also wish to thank Kirsty Dowling For all her excellent work and personal commitment she gave to help us through the celebration of Vernon Bartels life. Thanks onse gage. Peter Johnson

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that both Colum and Kirsty delivered a high standard of service during this sad and difficult time and Colum joins me in thanking you for your kind words.
  • 5 Karen Curry 13th Mar 2020

    The family cannot speak highly enough of Colum and his colleagues who throughout, provided a service of the highest order with timely reassurance and guidance underscored by impeccable professionalism and deep sensitivity.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your very kind words. We are pleased that Colum and his team were impeccably professional and deeply sensitive during this sad time.
  • 5 Anne Young 4th Feb 2020

    We were very happy with the way the funeral was dealt with on the day and how Denise was so helpful when we realised there hadn't been enough seats reserved for family she immediately sorted this out.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Denise was able to sort suitable seating for all your family and we thank you for taking the time to leave this positive review.
  • 5 David Warburton 1st Feb 2020

    Very professional, felt at ease when discussing arrangements and extremely happy with the service given during a very  difficult situation ....many thanks!!

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Stacey put you at ease during this difficult time and she joins me in thanking you for taking the time to leave this positive review.
  • 5 Michaela Mitchell 21st Jan 2020

    I was very impressed with lymn for start to finish. They did everything I asked they  recommend Rachel Snowball and she was amazing. I would always recommend them to others and even on the day nothing was to much trouble thank you 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this very kind review. We are glad that everything was handled as you had asked and that nothing was too much trouble.
  • 4 Sarah Helen Ankers 17th Jan 2020

    All good.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you were satisfied with all the service provided by our team at Ollerton but would welcome any feedback that you might have on how this could be improved to become a 5* service. Thank you.

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
5 Sherwood Drive
New Ollerton
Nottinghamshire
NG22 9PP

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Sally Myles 9th May 2021

Lymns have been simply outstanding in the service they have offered us for the entire organization of my mothers funeral.  There has always been someone on the end of a phone at all times and their attention to detail has been incredible. In particular I would like to thank Colum O’Shea for all his help and advice and I could not have wished for a more dignified ending of my mother’s life. Thank you so much and I would whole heartedly recommend you to any future customer. Sally Myles

Jane Baggaley-Agius 4th May 2021

Collum was so sensitive and really helpful taking us through the processes at a time when we were so lost. There was no pressure despite our request for an 'as soon as possible' date for Mum's funeral. This request was met admirably. On the day, the funeral was conducted with the utmost professionalism. Annette conducted the service beautifully. She had listened and perfectly interpreted the feelings for our Mum. We felt thoroughly supported by all. Thank you.

Gillian Leonard 27th Mar 2021

Colum did us proud

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