A short story written by Shelagh Ensor of Burton, Staffordshire & Swadlincote, Derbyshire who heard we were sponsoring the Burton Swan Trail and told us about her Grandad Bateman and the connection to the Iconic Burton Swan.

Shelagh writes;

I was born in 1952, to a father who was a bus driver and a homemaker mother, I had two older brothers Keith and Stewart, we were very loved children of parents who engaged with us in all our activities.

This led to an idyllic childhood, of woods and tree climbin...

A new addition of alternative funeral vehicles we're now offering.

One of our families wanted something very individual for their special Mum and settled on a Hearse with a Leopard print exterior.

Last month we shared with you about the addition of Grey to our fleet as an alternative to a traditional Black vehicles, but I think you will agree if you are looking for something a little bit different then the Leopard Hearse is right on trend. This is just one of many alternative vehicles we have...

As Murray’s Family Funeral Directors commemorate twenty years of serving the communities of Burton upon Trent, Derby, Swadlincote and surrounding areas, we are now proud to offer not only a new modern black fleet of vehicles but also silver-grey.

It has been our dream for over ten years to have a silver-grey fleet in addition to their black fleet. Daisy has inspected the new hearse and gives it her paw of approval!

For those who desire something a little different, Murray’s can also provide horse-...

Murray’s entered a team of 4 for this year's relay race, along with over 50 schools, charities and businesses from South Derbyshire.
We had fantastic fun and ran four obstacle-filled laps in 4 minutes 11 seconds - even with our aprons and top hats! All of the days proceeds are going to Sport Relief.

Sue, Dave, Megan, Angela and Joan were invited to Central Jamia Mosque Rizvia for their open evening, which was extremely interesting and enabled us to learn more about their culture and funeral requirements.
Whilst Danny visited Rosliston WI, to give a presentation and answer any questions they had about all aspects of the Role of the Funeral Director. https://www.thewi.org.uk/…/find-a-wi/rosliston-and-cauldwell.
An integral part of our job is to share our knowledge, but we also love visiting g...

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