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COVID 19 UPDATES (4.11.2020)
Call or email to discuss the latest Covid19 coronavirus restrictions and service limitations as they are changing constantly.

Some churches are available in a COVID safe situation.

Crematoria are still stating 20-30 are allowed to attend.

Limousines are to be one household or one support bubble per limousine (seating 6 with a division) and all passengers must wear face masks.

-Pall bearers can be family or our team, either way, all must wear gloves and face masks

-interments and strewing of cremated remains are currently suspended by authorities but some churches will allow. They can take place but not with attendance

We have been photographing many numerous parts of the day for our funerals and sending this over the families as an email package for them to share with extended family and friends unable to attend. We will continue to do so for as long as it seems to be helpful or required.


A proud independent funeral directors.  A family based company who are now in our seventh generation of family ownership spanning nearly 200 years.  We provide a caring bespoke service with full facilities and purpose built premises.  Looking after families in Southport, Formby, Crosby and Liverpool areas in Merseyside.

To increase your confidence in our services, we are members of SAIF (Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors) and NAFD (National Association of Funeral Directors) and comply with both codes of practice.

Our luxury chapels of rest provide a peaceful place for visiting loved ones.  We are very proud of our service, vehicles, offices, reputation and accumulative experience and offer unparalleled care during one of the toughest times you will face.

Frequently Asked Questions

Call us first so that we can advise your best course of action. Your funeral director will be able to give further advice relating your particular situation and relate how paperwork will move forward and what dates may be reasonable given your situation and who best to call next, to proceed. There can be many various directions the paperwork can take and it is essential to have clarity with your funeral director so that everyone can achieve the funeral that you want, when you want it.
Southport: Town Hall, lord Street, Southport, PR8 1DA.

Ormskirk: 25 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2WS.

Waterloo: Great Georges Road, Waterloo, L22 1RB.

Liverpool: Gerard Majella Courthouse. Boundary Street. Liverpool. L5 2QD

Southport: 0151 934 2012

Ormskirk: 01695 585 780

Waterloo: 0151 934 3044

Liverpool: 0151 223 3004

Southport: 01704 531643

Liverpool: 0151 777 4286
Southport: 01704 533433. Southport Road, Scarisbrick, PR8 5JQ

Thornton: 0151 924 5143. Lydiate Lane, Thornton, Crosby, L23 1TP

Liverpool Catholic Cemeteries: 0151 522 1017. Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park, L17

Call the probate helpline 0300 123 1072





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Dean Brothers (Formby) Ltd
Deans Court, Gores Lane, Formby, Liverpool, L37 7DF.
Tel: 01704 872023