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FCA Regulation

Due to recent media coverage, concerning the funeral plan sector being regulated by the FCA, we would like to make the following statement: Rowland Brothers have partnered with Golden Leaves for 38yrs. During that time Golden Leaves has always been at the forefront of regulation of our industry being a founding member of the [...]

2022-02-25T15:32:29+00:00February 25th, 2022|Bereavement, News|Comments Off on FCA Regulation

Light a Candle: Remembering Those We Love at Christmas

Rowland Brothers invite the residents of Warlingham, Hamsey Green and Caterham to our Remembrance Light a Candle Service. Taking place at All Saints Church in Warlingham, on Saturday 11th December at 11am, we are inviting you to light a memorial candle at the service in memory of your loved one. Seating is limited, so please [...]

2021-12-06T16:42:00+00:00December 6th, 2021|Bereavement, News|Comments Off on Light a Candle: Remembering Those We Love at Christmas

Christmas Memorial Tree 2021

Rowland Brothers have been privileged to serve you, and we are aware that the approaching season of Christmas can be difficult to cope with. We would like to help you through the season in a small way by suggesting you might like to place a small memorial card on our Christmas trees, in memory [...]

2021-12-06T12:05:56+00:00December 6th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Christmas Memorial Tree 2021

Veteran Stories – Lt Colonel Kenneth Frederick Travers

  Lt Colonel Kenneth Frederick Travers I think one of the highest ranking veterans to pass through our care. He was called up for national service in 1950. He joined The Royal Artillery. He qualified for officer training. He was trained and manned the 40mm and 3.7 inch anti-aircraft guns. At the end of his [...]

2021-10-14T08:47:13+00:00October 14th, 2021|News, Veteran Stories|Comments Off on Veteran Stories – Lt Colonel Kenneth Frederick Travers

Veteran Stories – Charles

Charles, who was a Sargent in the Royal Artillery Charles passed at 101 years old. He served in The Royal Artillery in the second World War. Charles fought in the Battle of Normandy Beach on D Day, Arnhem and into Germany. The Union Flag was draped over his coffin, The Royal Artillery Association Standard Bearer [...]

2021-10-14T08:44:16+00:00October 14th, 2021|News, Veteran Stories|Comments Off on Veteran Stories – Charles

Veteran Stories – Cyril Songhurst

  Cyril Songhurst Service number: 23466288 Cyril went into the boy’s service, General service corps until 22.10.57 where he joined the Royal Armoured Corps, he wanted to be a dog handler and an opportunity arose with the Royal Military Police. He joined the RMP 2 Division 1.4.1959 he served in the riots on Hong Kong [...]

2021-10-14T08:42:58+00:00October 14th, 2021|News, Veteran Stories|Comments Off on Veteran Stories – Cyril Songhurst

Veteran Stories – John Soggee

John Soggee is a twice veteran. He served in the armed forces in the parachute Regiment and after joined the Metropolitan Police Service. We were able to honour both of his service careers with the Metropolitan Police coffin drape on his coffin throughout the cortege and at the church service and upon arrival at the [...]

2021-04-09T14:20:25+00:00March 5th, 2021|News, Veteran Stories|Comments Off on Veteran Stories – John Soggee

Veteran Stories – William (Bill) Wheeler

William (Bill) Wheeler Royal Navy World War Two by his loving daughter Sandra William Wheeler, known by all as Bill, who was born in Thornton Heath, has sadly passed away at the grand age of 96. He trained before the war as an engineer tool maker so these skills were able to be transferred when [...]

2021-04-09T15:03:39+00:00March 5th, 2021|News, Veteran Stories|Comments Off on Veteran Stories – William (Bill) Wheeler

Veteran Stories – Lesley Albert Bates

Lesley Albert Bates, Royal Navy, World war Two Les was commissioned during the war in the arctic convoys and d day landings. He was on a survivor/coffin ship in the arctic picking up survivors and bodies from the sea. He received the arctic star medal and the Russian Ushakov medal from the Russian government to [...]

2021-04-09T14:02:55+00:00March 5th, 2021|News, Veteran Stories|Comments Off on Veteran Stories – Lesley Albert Bates

What to Say to Someone Who is Grieving

https://ptbertram.wordpress.com/2010/04/11/what-to-say-to-someone-who-is-grieving/ April 11, 2010 — Pat Bertram I mentioned to a friend that, after receiving notification of my mate’s death, few people from a certain online group sent an acknowledgement, and she said perhaps it was because they did not know what to say. This is probably true. Most comments posted to me on the various threads began [...]

2021-04-09T13:50:36+00:00December 4th, 2020|Bereavement, News|Comments Off on What to Say to Someone Who is Grieving

Christmas Memorial Tree 2020

Rowland Brothers and our associated branches in Selsdon, Addiscombe and Orpington have been privileged to serve you, and we are aware that the approaching season of Christmas can be difficult to cope with.We would like to help you through the season in a small way by suggesting you might like to place a small memorial [...]

2021-04-12T13:34:07+00:00December 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Christmas Memorial Tree 2020

Veteran Stories – Antoinette Chambeyron

The Honorary President of the Association des Auvergnats de Grande-Bretagne as well as the Federation of French Associations in Great Britain, Antoinette Chambeyron is an emblematic figure of the French community in London. Daughter of Anne Dunne, British artist born in Liverpool, and Georges Chambeyron, member of the famous juggling troupe "The Mongadors", Antoinette could [...]

2020-11-05T10:31:06+00:00November 3rd, 2020|News, Veteran Stories|Comments Off on Veteran Stories – Antoinette Chambeyron