About Us

John Grenfell & Son Funeral Directors (formerly D. Davies Est 1880) are an independent family firm from four generations of undertakers. As one of the few independent, family Funeral Directors remaining John Grenfell & Son attend to families in Bedlington, Ashington, Blyth and Morpeth areas.

The dedicated team at John Grenfell & Son include Assistant Manager Cynthia Hay, who joined the company in 2007 and more recently Iain Elliot a Funeral Director with over 16 years experience.


Important Information

John Grenfell & Son are not associated with Peter Grenfell Funerals. Peter Grenfell Funeral Directors were established in 2004 and are owned and managed by the Edinburgh Company William Purves Ltd. William Purves Ltd also own and manage other regional undertakers such as:

  • Tom Woodhouse of Blyth 
  • Jacob Conroy & Son of Morpeth and Guidepost
  • Alistair Turner of Alnwick and Amble.  

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