Our Funeral Services

The Jackson & Browning Direct Funeral Service

Our Direct Funeral Service is a non-attended service.

£995 + third party fees

We pay third party fee’s on your behalf to the crematorium, burial grounds, church’s, officiants.

Included:

  • The transfer of the person who has sadly passed away into our care 
(in office hours only, a fee of £190 out of office hours)
  • Looking after the person who has passed away safely and ensuring they are residing in the correct environment
  • Making arrangements on your behalf for our Direct Cremation
  • A coffin of our choice
  • Providing a suitable vehicle and two members of staff to assist the person who has passed away from our funeral home directly to the crematorium
  • This service is available Tuesday to Thursday at a date & time of our choosing, excluding bank holidays
  • Cremated remains must be collected from the crematorium by our client

Optional Extra – £249

  • Service in our funeral home chapel for up to 20 people. (10 seated + 10 standing)
  • Open or closed casket
  • The option of an Officiant taking the service
  • Wake option at our funeral home
  • Complimentary tea & coffee

Our Direct Service is competitively priced; we, therefore, regret we cannot offer credit facilities with this service. Payment must be made in full prior to the funeral taking place, including our charges and third-party fees.

The Jackson & Browning Bespoke Funeral Service

Our Bespoke Funeral Service offers a dignified service, with a wider range of options. 
It also has the added benefit of access to our Additional Services range.

£1,995 + third party fees

We pay third party fee’s on your behalf to crematorium, burial grounds, church’s, officiant’s.

Included:

  • The transfer of the person who has sadly passed away into our care at our funeral home in office hours. Out of office hours £190.00
  • Looking after the person who has passed away safely and ensuring they are residing in the correct environment
  • Preparation of the person who has passed away this may include washing, dressing, haircare, make-up, nail care, shaving, all as requested
  • Making arrangements on your behalf for our Bespoke Funeral Service
  • A funeral director to assist you every step of the way
  • We will provide a black or silver hearse to transport your loved one to an address of your choice and on to the church service, the crematorium or burial ground, our professional staff will assist every step of the way. Other forms of transport are available
  • Use of our chapel of rest by appointment with music of your choice if required so you can pay your respect to your loved one, time spent is unlimited
  • Online donation is memory of the person who passed away. Donation & handling fee of £25.00 for collection at the crematorium/church
  • We will place your order with our chosen independent florist, we will ensure they are delivered to our funeral home on time, fresh and of the highest standard
  • Liaise with our independent printers to create and obtain your order of service and distribute on the day of the service
  • Discuss and draft your obituary to make sure it meets you requirements, we will then place your order with the chosen paper within timescale

Please see our Additional Services price list for further information
For your convenience and to make things as smooth as possible we take payment for the whole service to ensure all third parties are paid on time. Third party fee’s must be paid in full prior to the funeral. We also require a deposit of 50% of our professional fees prior to the funeral taking place. Balance of the funeral costs will be invoiced after the funeral has taken place. All invoices are payable immediately on receipt.

 

Additional Services

Additional Services can be only purchased with our Bespoke Funeral Service.
Please call for prices

  • Coffins & Caskets from £495
  • Limousine (per limousine) from £250
  • Taking the deceased home £199
  • Taking the deceased into church (the day prior to the funeral) £199
  • Additional bearers (under health and safety requirements) (per bearer) £70
  • Mileage fee per vehicle, per mile (excluding the first fifteen miles) £1.30
  • Storage of cremated remains after 30 days (per month) £30
  • Embalming £150
  • Additional hearse £350
  • Handling and banking donations £25
  • Horse drawn hearse from £900

Our funeral director attending a cremated remains service, memorial service or thanks giving service

  • Monday to Friday (office hours) £120
  • Saturday £170
  • Sunday and bank holidays (excluding Christmas Day) £240

We can also organise (subject to permission)

  • Long distant funerals (UK)
  • Dove release from £100
  • Balloon release from £50
  • Caterers (POA)
  • Standard bearers £100
  • Musician (Scottish piper, choir, etc) from £150
  • Recording of the funeral service from £100
  • Venue hire
  • Minibus or coach hire from £200
  • Obituary in the local or national newspaper from £182
  • Additional floral tributes from £55
  • Order of service from £38
  • Sympathy cards from £3.00

 

Repatriation Service

Our reparation service for both incoming and outgoing repatriation, to or from any part of the world.

£1,199.00 + third party fees

  • We pay third party fees on your behalf to airline’s, certificates, embalming
  • The transfer, or receiving of the person who has sadly passed away into our care
  • Looking after the person who has sadly passed away safely and ensuring they are residing in the corrects environment
  • Preparation of the person who has passed away this may include washing, dressing, hair care, make-up, nail care, shaving as all requested. (Embalming if needed fee will apply)
  • Making the arrangements on your behalf to authorities, embassies, coroners, airlines translation service
  • Visiting the appropriate embassies on your behalf
  • Obtaining all the relevant paperwork

Optional Extras

  • Suitable zinc lined Coffin from £595.00
  • Embalming plus certificate £150.00
  • Wrapping the coffin for transportation £ 130.00
  • Visiting the appropriate embassy or home office from £190.00
  • Free from infection letter £60.00
  • Export licence if applicable £85.00
  • Unsealing and disposing of zinc lined coffin £150.00
  • Custom, Handling & Airway Bill £200.00
  • Transporation to the relevant airport £570.00
  • Flight charge POA

We can arrange a funeral service prior to the repatriation taking place if requested. (Additional disbursements will apply)

Our repatriation service must be paid in full prior to us booking any flights.

 

 

Children and Babies

We hope that you will never have to arrange a funeral for a child or baby. For baby’s and children up to and including the age of 16, we provide the following services.

Free + third party fees

We pay third party fee’s on your behalf to the crematorium, burial grounds, church’s, officiants.

Included:

  • The transfer of the person who has sadly passed away into our care
  • Looking after the person who has passed away safely and ensuring they are residing in the correct environment
  • Washing and dressing
  • Use of our chapel of rest by appointment with the music of your choice if required so you can pay your respect to your loved one, time spent is unlimited
  • Provision of a casket or coffin in White, Blue or Pink. (Other options available)
  • Making arrangements on your behalf for our Bespoke Funeral Service
  • A funeral director to assist you every step of the way
  • Provision of a suitable vehicle on the day of the funeral.
  • Online donation in memory of the person who passed away.

All our Funeral Directors are experienced and trained in supporting family who has lost a child, With the best care possible to your child or loved one.

In 2019, The Children’s Funeral Fund for England was created by Prime Minister Theresa May. To ensure no parent or career should pay a child or baby’s funeral. This can help to pay for some of the costs of a funeral for a child under 18 or a baby stillborn after the 24th week of pregnancy. The fund is available regardless of your income or savings. These fees help towards the cost of cremation and burial fees and also for the cost of a coffin. The claim will be made directly by us the funeral director. The burial or cremation must take place in England.

 

Third-Party Fees

Doctors’ Fees (if required) – £164.00

Officiant Fee, Religious, Humanist, Celebrant (from) – £182.00

Here is some information on local Crematoriums and Natural Burial Grounds, If you would like more information or if there is another Crematorium or Cemetery please don’t hesitate to ask. There are many cemetery’s/Burial Grounds in Faringdon, Oxford, Swindon, and surrounding villages we have access to. There may be increased fees at some burial grounds for non-residents. some churchyards and parish burial grounds do have plots available for burials and interments of cremated remains, we will contact the Crematorium or Cemetery’s on your behalf to book the date and time of the funeral.

South Oxfordshire Memorial Park & Crematorium
Garford, Abingdon, OX13 5PA

The chapel seats 100 people, it has the potential to stand 100 people, by including the foyer space it can accommodate services of over 400 people on the site by piping the service outside under the porte-cochere. It may be used for cremation, burial or memorial services.

Fee for Cremation, Monday to Friday 11am-4pm – £1040.00
Fee For cremation, Monday to Friday 8am- 10am – £930.00
Purchase of burial plots from – £365.00
Preparation of burial plots – £525.00
www.southoxfordmemorial.co.uk

Kingsdown Crematorium and Cemetery
Kingsdown Road, Swindon SN25 6SG

The chapel seats 120 people, it has the potential to stand 40 people, by including the Waiting room space it can accommodate services of over 300 people. It may be used for cremation.

Fee for Cremation, Monday to Friday – £895.00
Fee For cremation, Monday to Friday shorter service – £845.00
Purchase of burial plots from – £835.00
Preparation of burial plots – From £680.00
Interment of ashes plots – From £260.00
www.swindon.gov.uk/cremation

Oxford City Council, Cemeteries Service
Cutteslowe Park Offices, Harboard Road, Oxford OX2 8ES
www.oxford.gov.uk

Oxford Crematorium
Bayswater Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 9RZ

Oxford Crematorium has 2 chapels Memorial Chapel seats 36 people with potential of 10 standing St Johns Chapel seats 90 people, with a gallery upstairs of 25- 30 people, by including the foyer space it can accommodate services of over 350 people on the site by piping the service outside under the porte-cochere. It may be used for cremation and memorial services.

Fee for Cremation, Monday to Friday 11am-4pm – £1070.00
Fee For cremation, Monday to Friday 9.30am only – £910.00
Fee for cremation, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30am – £910.00
Fee for cremation, Saturday service 9am – 3pm – £1605.00
Fee for cremation, Sunday service 9am – 3pm – £2140.00
www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/oxford-crematorium

Banbury Crematorium
Hardwick Hill, Southam Road, Banbury OX16 1ST

The chapel seats 100 people, it has the potential to stand 40 people, by including the Waiting room space it can accommodate services of over 500 people on the site by piping the service outside. It may be used for cremation or memorial services.

Fee for Cremation, Monday to Friday 11am-4pm – £895.00
www.thelondoncremation.co.uk/banbury-crematorium

Westmill Woodland Burial Ground
B4508, Watchfield, Swindon SN6 8TH
Our roundhouse is an open sided eco-building available for funeral gatherings or to shelter in and enjoy the views or share a picnic. It has a green sedum roof and can hold approximately 40 people seated with plenty more room for people to stand.
Burial – £700 – (£350 for Right of Burial in a plot plus £350 for the interment fee)
Ashes – £350 – (£175 for the Right of Burial in an ashes plot plus £175 for the interment fee)
www.woodlandburialwestmill.co.uk

Fairspear Natural Burial Ground
Fairspear Road, Leafield, Witney OX29 9NY

A service can take place at Fairspear Natural Burial ground next to the grave.
Burial Plots from – £600.00
Digging of graves from – £360.00
Interment of ashes including digging from – £480.00
www.naturalburialoxfordshire.co.uk

All of these fees were correct at the time of publishing, We will correct these fee’s as soon as we know of a price increase.

 

Testimonials

You were fantastic and we really can’t thank you enough, from the bottom of our hearts

Mrs J Wright

We were looked after with care and kindness. A very professional service

Mrs J Grant

The care and attention to what I wanted for my partner was so helpful. Nothing was too much trouble and everything was done impeccably

We were very happy with your service from start to finish. Lovely friendly people and we knew our loved one was looked after brilliantly! We would fully recommend you to anyone! 100% worth it.

Mrs Jane Bradfield

Great work, couldn’t be better. Thank you

Mr E Finch

I personally felt Lee was extremely polite, caring and very supportive throughout the service for my late mum.

Ms P Hall