About Us

We are a traditional, independent, family owned and managed funeral directors located in Peterborough.

Consistent Care and Compassion

The Directors, Ian and Ruth Smith, their son Mark and his wife Naomi, supported by a team of highly professional individuals, who share the same commitment to bereaved families, have consistently provided a caring and professional service for many years in and around the Peterborough area.

The team have over 120 years combined experience, and have individually tailored every family’s wishes and needs, creating a personal and bespoke funeral service. It is extremely important to the Smith family, that as a family owned and operated funeral home, they offer a personal service with a difference.

Our Company

Having been a well-respected Funeral Director for many years in Peterborough, in 2010 Ian and his wife Ruth purchased a property on Fletton High Street, Peterborough. They then transformed it into the funeral home it is today. From that point onwards the company has gone from strength to strength delivering the absolute best when it comes to funeral services, which has in turn gained the family a reputation within the community of providing consistent care and compassion as funeral directors.

To support the family, a fully trained team of highly professional individuals, who share the same passion and commitment of care and compassion, are available to give personal and discrete service at any time of the day or night, at weekends and on public holidays. To meet the team please ‘click here’.



Dedicated to upholding traditional Values with a modern approach

We are pleased to be members of SAIF (National Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors). As members of SAIF we adhere to an uncompromising code of practice. Many funeral homes trade under a family name but are in fact owned by large national corporate firms, providing a different type of service.

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As a church organist, I have had a lot of dealings with funeral directors. I can honestly say that Smiths are the best I have encountered - when it came to my mum's funeral, they were absolutely terrific. Everything was done with not only tact and sensitivity, but also perfect efficiency. I would add that their charges are very reasonable. Heartfelt gratitude to them.

David Pattrick

On behalf of my family I just want to say a big thankyou to Smiths Funeral Directors. They made a very difficult task a lot easier. Arrangements were easy and we felt very comforted. We were kept informed every step of the way.

The day itself was handled professionally and personally. I could not give a higher recommendation.

A friendly well organised local family business that definitely know their business. Thank you to all your staff.

Simon Husbands

At every stage of what was a real difficult time, Ian, Ruth and their team gave us magnificent advice and support. Our family could not have wished for better service. Thank you.

Bruce Ferguson
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