Best 5 Funeral Directors in Barnsley

Discover funeral directors located in Barnsley. See pricing details and information regarding the inclusions offered. Also opening hours and contact details. Find comprehensive details below of NAFD & SAIF approved funeral directors.

Rosy Company


Open 24/7

G M Charlesworth Hoyland Common

G M Charlesworth Hoyland Common


36 Hoyland Road, South Yorkshire, S74 0PB

Open 24/7
G M Charlesworth Son Wombwell

G M Charlesworth Son Wombwell


54 Barnsley Road, Barnsley, S73 8DJ

Open 24/7
B M C Howard Funeral Services

B M C Howard Funeral Services


92-92a Wakefield Road, South Yorkshire, S71 1NN

Open 24/7
Cooks Funeral Services

Cooks Funeral Services


19 Stead Lane, Barnsley, S74 0AB

Open 24/7

Opening Times

All Funeral Directors in Barnsley operate 24 hours 7 days a week for emergencies this includes bank holidays.


You can use public transportation to reach G M Charlesworth Hoyland Common, G M Charlesworth Son Wombwell, B M C Howard Funeral Services, Cooks Funeral Services. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Barnhill Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

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Barnsley is recognized for the stunning Yorkshire Sculpture Park, an outdoor museum that showcases contemporary sculptures in a scenic landscape. The town is also famous for its historic market, offering a variety of goods and local produce. The death rate in Barnsley is 2,959 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 96,878 people.

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How many funeral directors in Barnsley?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 14 Funeral Directors in Barnsley On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Barnsley?

The typical cost of funerals in Barnsley typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Barnsley. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices. For instance, if a family prefers a local celebrant, such as 'The White Rose Celebrant' found on, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Oakwell Flower Corner (Located on Agnes Road, BARNSLEY S70 1NH, South Yorkshire) or Pickerings Florist (Phone number 01226 282862) typically charge approximately between £84 up to £458 for funeral flower arrangements.

Even though funeral jewellery, like a cremation necklace, is not typically considered a direct expense of a funeral, it does add to the overall cost. To obtain pricing information about funeral jewellery, we suggest reaching out to William & Julia Shaw Jewellers or visiting their store at 55 High St, Dodworth, Barnsley.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Barnsley?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Barnsley), G M Charlesworth Hoyland Common and G M Charlesworth Son Wombwell all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Barnsley. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Barnsley.

What Crematorium do Funeral Directors use in Barnsley for Traditional and Direct Cremation?

Within 10 Miles off Barnsley there are 4 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Barnsley: Wakefield Crematorium, Pontefract Crematorium, Grenoside Crematorium, which could potentially be your loved one's final resting place. While you have the freedom to choose your preferred crematorium, it's advisable to consult with your local funeral director. Their expertise will be valuable, especially considering that crematoriums availability can often be unpredictable and busy. See the list of crematoriums in the area:

Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane WF4 3JA Phone: 01924 307446 with a fee of approximately £937 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Pontefract Crematorium, Wakefield Road WF8 4HA Phone: 01977 723455 with a fee of approximately £766 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Grenoside Crematorium, 5 Skew Hill Lane Grenoside S35 8RZ Phone: 0114 245 3999 with a fee of approximately £831 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days.

What happens in the event of a death at a care home in Barnsley?

In the event of a death at a care home, your local funeral director is responsible for collecting the deceased and transporting them to their funeral home with care. According to the Office for National Statistics, approximately 22 % of all deaths in Barnsley take place in care homes such as Chapel View Care Home or Deangate Care Home. At Rosy, we offer prompt collection services for your loved one, irrespective of the care home where the passing occurred. For immediate assistance, please contact us at 0800 260 6922.

Frequently asked questions

Are there any Funeral Directors offering Natural/Green burial Funerals in Barnsley?
Yes there is 3 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Barnsley. As funeral directors in Barnsley we are committed to providing support and guidance in arranging Natural Burial funerals to commemorate your loved ones in the local area. We take great pride in endorsing environmentally-friendly traditions. See details below of 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Barnsley.

The Meadow Cemetery located at The Meadow Cemetery DN5 0LP. South Yorkshire Woodland Burial Ground located at South Yorkshire Woodland Burial Ground S26 3YG. Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS.
Where can you scatter ashes in Barnsley?
The Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council enforces particular guidelines concerning the scattering of ashes in public spaces, which may be revised at any point. For the latest information and guidelines, we recommend visiting the Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Dearne is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Barnsley near Barnsley Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Barnsley Hospital. If someone has recently died at Barnsley Hospital in Barnsley then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Barnsley?
The main newspaper is the Barnsley Chronicle. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Barnsley Chronicle allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Barnsley) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Barnsley?
Indeed, Rosy is capable of meeting your needs. Should you require assistance with a Jewish funeral, please feel free to reach out to us at 0800 260 6922
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in South Yorkshire?
Yes, Rosy can accommodate your requirements. If you're looking for a hindu funeral contact us on 0800 260 6922.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Barnsley who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company such as Deli-Licious. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 97, Barnsley, S70 5HJ. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Barnsley?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Barnsley) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Barnsley?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Barnsley. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam. Typically the funeral would take place at one of the following mosques/locations Barnsley Muslim Community Centre.