About Merefield & Henstridge

Based in West Melbury just over 2 miles from Shaftesbury, we are dedicated professionals who will provide you with a personal service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s a rare privilege to be a funeral director, to stand in a sensitive position at a crucial time in the midst of your family, knowing that the quality of our service and reputation will help you through the most difficult time.

When your family suffers the loss of a loved one, we hope our flexible and unique approach will help guide you through the difficult decisions which you face and we hope you will take comfort in the knowledge that we make every effort to keep your wishes and needs our highest priority, providing compassionate, supportive guidance to help you through the bereavement process. We understand the importance of connection at a time like this, so we aim to provide a personal service tailored towards your every requirement that reflect the unique life of your loved one, we will be with you at every stage to help you make the right choice for you

Our Mission

To help

At the time of a funeral, families put great trust in the funeral director, to ensure that arrangements are carried through with utmost dignity and professionalism. We adopt a very dignified approach, which is always with dedicated care and strong personal one to one attention. It is not our policy to impose urgency or apply undue pressure on you or your family. It is important for many people to reflect the personality and character of the deceased within the arrangements and this often requires time and thought to do so.

Our Values

Here are the core values that we always adhere to and pride our business on.

Customer first

You at the heart of our process


We’re here to offer guidance, advice & support


We always offer honest, professional help & advice


We go the extra mile to make the process hassle free


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01747 853532