What Families Say Who Use Our Funeral Services

Cliff Bradley & Sons can proudly say that we are an independent, family run funeral directors giving outstanding service to the community. The care and approach in which we provide our services has helped us to become highly recommended, respected locally and trusted.

We would like to give very heartfelt thanks to all who assisted with the funeral, with a special thanks to Olly. Your kindness, patience, support and professionalism throughout helped us all to get through a very difficult day.

MT from West Stockwith

Thank you to you all for the beautiful service for our mum. Everything was just perfect.

GC from Gainsborough

A big thank you for helping us to sort a lovely celebration of life. Everybody was so caring and so helpful.

Mr & Mrs C

Dear Olly and team, just a note to say a huge thank you for supporting us with mum’s funeral. She was very specific about which funeral directors to use, and I can see why! From the start your kindness, warmth, practical suggestions, and efficiency were evident, and mum had the dignified send off that she would have wanted. You made the whole process so straightforward.

Mrs F

I write to express my thanks for the professional way that Cliff Bradley & Sons, and in particular Edward, carried out the preparation and execution of the funeral. The whole procedure was conducted by Edward in a sympathetic manner and to have a lot of the peripheral arrangements taken out of the family’s hands made the whole experience less stressful. Thank you again.

WR from Gainsborough

Edward, on behalf of the family and myself we would like to thank you for all your help and support. Your help has been brilliant during this very difficult time for the family and we sincerely thank you all.

Mrs S from Gainsborough

Thanks so much once again for the dignity and respect shown to my mum and us.

Mrs D

Dear Edward, We felt that we ought to drop you a line to thank you for the sympathetic way in which you and your colleagues managed the arrangements for our son’s funeral earlier this week. The simple arrangements for the funeral that our son had specifically requested were carried out exactly as he would have wished. We could ask for no better. Thank you once more.

Mr & Mrs T

To Olly and all staff at Cliff Bradley & Sons, Thank you for taking such great care of dad on his final journey. You all did such a respectful and great job, thank you.

Miss K

We would like to thank you all so much for your wonderful caring service to my late husband and our family. We were absolutely overwhelmed with your professionalism.

Mrs K

I would just like to say a big thank you for the compassion showed to me and my family after dad passed away. Everything was done with high standards, love and professionalism, and nothing was too much trouble.

TB from Hemswell

Thank you for your caring and excellent service. Nothing was too much trouble, you were always on the end of a telephone when we needed you.

Mrs JL

The whole family would like to express our sincere thanks to each one of you for all your efforts and very high standards of service you extended and afforded to the entire family, before, during and after the funeral. We shall be eternally grateful to you all.

Mrs A

Dear Carlton, I just wanted to thank you for all your funerary arrangements. You and your team could not have made the whole affair easier for us and we were delighted to have all the minutiae smoothly sorted out for us, effortlessly. Many, many thanks again.

Mrs G

To Edward, I just wanted to say thank you once again for everything that you have done. You made what was such a daunting task into something that was so simple and easy for me. For that I will be eternally grateful. Please also thank all your wonderful colleagues for everything that they did as well.

Mrs R

Dear Edward, many thanks for all your help. You made things so much easier for us at a very difficult and sad time. Very much appreciated.

Miss M

To Carlton and team, Thank you so much for taking such good care of my daughter. You were very kind, professional and nothing was too much for you to do. Thank you for everything.

Miss B

You must be so proud of your team as they do a wonderful job.

SD from Lincoln

Dear Carlton, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for the professional, caring and efficient service you provided for our family during this difficult time. You in particular, were instrumental in making the proceedings dignified and moving. Mum would have approved. Thanks again.

Mr J

Just to say a huge thank you to you all for the kind and comforting words and support you have shown during the sad time. The professional way you conducted the funeral and simply everything.

Mrs T from Gainsborough

There was no doubt in my mind that the funeral itself would run smoothly under your direction, but I can’t speak highly enough of every person we came into contact with in your special team. Everyone was caring, sensitive and professional and it was like having family help us.

Mrs VS

Dear Carlton and team, Thank you for delivering a professional and personnel service for my late Dad. From beginning to end a first class service was given by all staff ,guiding us through this sad time. May we extend our thanks to Tim Abrams who also exceeded in his role. We would highly recommend your company to all. We are most grateful.

The F Family

Thanks for your first class professionalism and outstanding service in all departments.

JS from Gainsborough

To Samantha, thank you so much for the caring professional way you looked after mum.

Mr B

We would like to thank you all for your very professional and yet very personal service. The care and kindness you have shown ourselves is beyond measure and a testament to your dedication to your work.

Mr & Mrs C from Gainsborough

Carlton, thank you to you and your colleagues for the excellent service you provide. You make a difficult time much less stressful.

Mrs C

It couldn’t have been more beautifully conducted or professionally organised. We really appreciate the strain that has been taken out of the sadness we're currently feeling. Please do pass on our thanks, everybody at your organisation has been exceptionally efficient and kind.

Mrs HC

Dear Carlton, I take this opportunity to thank you all for your planning and dignified funeral arrangements, and all associated organising in a very efficient and caring manner. Sincere thanks to you all.

Mrs S

May I thank you once again for your most professional and efficient of services. The staff you employ are exemplary.

DT from Scotter

May I take this opportunity to thank you for the kind, understanding and efficient way you dealt with everything.

PB from Nottingham

Thank you very much for the professional and caring way in which you dealt with Mum. Me and the family could not have asked for anything better.

AC from Gainsborough

We would like to express our gratitude for your kindness and patience shown during the last few weeks. Your professionalism really shone through.

Mr & Mrs A

Thank you to all concerned for making my dad’s day go perfectly.

KB from Gainsborough

Just to say thank you very much for your very courteous and helpful manner at the funeral. You helped make the arrangements easier to cope with and your professionalism on the day was second to none. Thank you.

Mrs H from Gainsborough

The service provided was excellent and every aspect was handled with professionalism and sensitivity.

JE from Lincoln

To Olly and Carlton, many thanks for your support with my brother’s funeral. I couldn’t have asked for any more at the most difficult time of my life, you were able to ease my pain.

Mrs TJ

To Edward and all the team, thank you all for looking after John and his family at this sad time. We appreciate everything you have done for the family.

Miss R

To Samantha and all the staff at Cliff Bradley & Sons, Thank you to you all for showing us care and compassion when arranging J’s funeral. Your kindness made a difficult time a little easier for us all.

Mrs P

Dear Carlton, thank you so much for the way you and your staff carried out all of the arrangements in such a professional and efficient manner. You yourself showed such kindness and compassion and nothing was too much trouble for you. It really was appreciated at such a sad and distressing time. Even with all the restrictions due to Covid-19, it ran so smoothly.

Mrs C

To Carlton and staff, Just a little note to say thank you for everything. You have once again gone the extra mile for our family.

Mrs D

Dear Samantha, I would just like to say a heartfelt thank you to you and all at Cliff Bradley & Sons for the compassion, empathy, kindness and sincerity you gave my mother and ourselves at our time of deep sadness.

Mrs O

I wanted to thank you and your staff for all your kindness, help and professionalism. It has been a great comfort knowing you were always here to help.

SD from Lincoln

To Olly, thank you for all your help at this sad time. It’s really appreciated.

Mrs S

Would like to say thank you for all your help and support. Your empathetic manner and eye for detail helped us through a very traumatic time. Your service is excellent and I would recommend you without hesitation.

MA from Beckingham

May I take this opportunity to thank you for all your kind services which were impeccable and carried out most professionally. This was greatly appreciated by all the family and made it a beautiful day.

Mr Y

Thankyou so much for your care and understanding at this difficult time. Your professionalism is 5 star throughout the company, the funeral directors, the florist and the catering. Dad has known Cliff for a long time and he would have been proud by you all.

VJ from Doncaster

To Edward & team, I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you for everything you have done since C’s passing. You have been professional yet attentive, caring, helpful and empathetic. Although through challenging, difficult times you helped us give C the best send off he deserved. You helped make a difficult time for myself and my family a little easier. Thank you so much.

Mrs J

Sam, a really, really big thank you for making the whole process so easy and relaxed.

Mr & Mrs B

Dear Carlton and team, many thanks for your very professional organising of my husband’s funeral. You made a very difficult time a lot less stressful.

Mrs F

Thank you for your arrangements for the day, everything was taken care of so well. Dad would have been proud.

JB from Gainsborough

Again I just want to take the opportunity to thank you and your team for everything. Just perfect.

LB from Retford

Thank you for arranging the funeral of our son. Your expertise in the organisation was comforting for us and was welcomed by all our family.

Mr & Mrs R

It was a huge comfort to know that dad was being cared for and looked after by such kind hearted people. I really admire what you do and I couldn’t think of anyone else I would like by my side in a time like this. You are a wonderful lady Sam, with a heart of gold and I will forever remember what you’ve done to support me.

SH from Gainsborough

Dear Carlton, we cannot thank you and your team enough for all your amazing hard work. Your attention to detail, promptness and kind and caring nature has supported us through this most terribly difficult time. On many occasions the family commented on what a fabulous job you have done and what a brilliant service you provided. We honestly cannot thank you enough.

Mrs B

Dear Samantha and the Cliff Bradley team, Many thanks for your care, professionalism, kindness and compassion in providing a send off for my father. Your efforts are hugely appreciated. Many thanks.

Mr B

Thank you again for everything you have done for my family in connection with my father’s funeral. You provided an unsurpassable example of professionalism and sensitivity.

JB from Gainsborough

We would like to thank you very much for your excellent arrangements at this sad time with your sympathetic service you have us.

PR from Gainsborough

A big thank you for all your time and effort in making N’s funeral arrangements perfect in every way.

Mrs G

To Cliff, Carlton and all the staff, a huge thank you for all your help and comfort you gave us in arranging our dad’s funeral. Take care and stay safe.

Mr D

To Ed and team, Thank you for all your hard work and professionalism. You have done D and the whole family proud. Thank you.

Mr L

The arrangements were perfect and the detail was noticed. We are immensely grateful for the kindness and compassion shown to us. Your professionalism, guidance, support, understanding and great warmth at such a difficult time will not be forgotten.

PS Said

Many thanks for the excellent help in organising the funeral. We were so pleased with the sensitive and compassionate way it was handled.

Mr K

Just to say a big thank you for looking after our loved one, you treated us with such sensitivity, kindness, dignity & respect at a very difficult time. Thank you for all that you have done.

PP from Gainsborough

I would like to thank you and all the team for the way you cared for us after our sad loss. You kept us informed every bit of the way which was most appreciated. All the family were impressed with the quiet dignity and attention to detail.

Mrs SS

Many thanks for all your help and kindness over the past few weeks. Special thanks to Edward and the ladies at Saxilby.

JE from Gainsborough

We would like to thank Olly at this sad time for all the care he gave me and my family. He did everything for me, what a loving man Olly was as this sad time.

Mrs B

Edward, thank you for your help with everything. You made it a lot easier for us all. You are brilliant at what you do.

Miss D

We wish to express our heartfelt thanks for all your support and professionalism as you guided us through the funeral arrangements. We would also like to thank all the staff, including drivers, for providing such professional service. Your kindness, care and attention to detail helped us thorough this very difficult time. Thank you.

VR From Sleaford

Carlton and staff, your respect, caring and compassion helped me a lot. You really are first class at what you do and I sing your praises to everyone.

Mrs C

Many thanks Edward for your professional and compassionate support with Dad’s funeral. You really made a very difficult time easier for all of us as a family. Thanks again.

Mr S

These words are not enough. You were kind, thoughtful, professional and a credit to your profession. Olly, thank you for your hard work, making it so easy for us to think of all the other details we had to deal with. Not having to worry about the funeral made it easier.

VB from Torksey

Cliff Bradley & Sons were invaluable to us during our very sad time. They combined professionalism and efficiency with empathy and compassion. We felt supported and cared for whilst also knowing that everything would be carried out without a hitch. From our first meeting right up until the interment of Mum's ashes they have continued to provide the very best service and made everything as easy as possible for us. We were always made to feel that we and Mum were important to them and we knew that they would look after us from start to finish. Thank you from all the family.

Mrs R

To Carlton, we wanted to send a note to say thank you for everything yourself and your team did to make a difficult time a little more bearable. We are so grateful for your advice, care and support and can completely see why mum gave us specific instructions to use Cliff Bradley & Sons and to ask for you. We will be forever grateful.

Miss S

Thank you all so much for your kindness and hard work during mums passing. You brought comfort to us all knowing mum was so looked after in your care, nothing was too much trouble. You’re a credit to yourselves.

Mrs S

The care and attention you give is outstanding. Thank you.

AB from Blyton

Carlton, I'd like to thank you and all your staff for the professional way you dealt with all the funeral details for mum. All the employees I met and talked to over the phone seemed very gentle and caring. Thank you all for making the process so much easier than I anticipated.

Mr C

You were always very willing to arrange for all our wishes to be put in place regarding the service.

GB from Gainsborough

Your professionalism has been amazing and we cannot praise and thank you enough. Many thanks for helping us through an emotional time.

Mr & Mrs J

Thank you so much for the professional, excellent service you gave my dad.

Mrs E

Sam, thank you so much for your kindness and thoughtfulness in the preparations for nana’s funeral. You were a huge support and your professionalism, attention to detail, patience and compassion were not only very impressive but also hugely appreciated by us all. Notwithstanding the unfortunate circumstances it’s been a real pleasure to meet you too!

Mr T

Thanks so much for all your help and kindness given to us during this unprecedented time. With best wishes and heartfelt thanks Carlton for all your help and thoughtfulness.

Mr & Mrs C

Dear Carlton, This is just a short note to thank you all so much for all your work and attention to detail last Friday. We all thought that despite the unusual circumstances, all went very well and was just how mum would have liked it to be. You did comment a while ago, how much you enjoy your work, and that certainly shines through in all respects. Thank you all once again.

Mr L

Sam, I couldn’t have wished for better. The care, consideration and detail put into the organisation of the funeral was superb.

Mrs W

You were first call, always helpful and attentive and believe me it makes a difficult time bearable.

RB from Grantham

Dear Samantha and team, on behalf of myself and the family we would like to thank you for your care, support and attention to detail in the planning, organising and conducting of mum’s funeral on 4th September. Thank you, much appreciated.

Mrs B

Thank you for the respect you showed my mum and the family. It was so lovely to see, making this hard time a little easier.

Mrs A

A massive thank you for all our family for the extreme lengths you went to for dad’s funeral and giving him the best send off possible. Throughout the whole process you could not have done more. The compassion and professionalism shown was second to none.

DH from Gainsborough

You all made a very hard day a lot easier for us all as a family. We will be forever grateful.

Mrs L

As a family, we would like to thank Carlton and all his team for the fantastic service they gave us. From start to finish their care was sublime. It made such a difference at a very stressful time to have every detail taken care of so beautifully.

Mr H

Dear Samantha, Just a few words to thank you for all your help and kindness in looking after our family during L’s funeral.

Mrs F

All the staff are so professional & I’d like to say a special thank you to Edward who was so lovely & a credit to you all.

Mr W

Thank you for your support and professional manner and help every step of the way for myself and all of the family. Everything was just how we wanted. My husband was right, you are the best. Thanks.

EN from Gainsborough

My family and I have been extremely impressed by your professionalism and attention to detail in all matters.

DT from Scotter

We would like to say a big thank you for what you all have done for us at this sad time. You’re all such kind and caring people.

Mr & Mrs L

To all at Cliff Bradley & Sons, thank you very much for your caring and efficient funeral arrangements, especially to Samantha. It has meant so much to us all.

Mrs A

Thank you for all your kindness, thoughtfulness and empathy. We appreciate everything you did.

Mr & Mrs C from Gainsborough

Dear Carlton, I would like to thank you and all your staff for their kindness to me during the past 2 weeks. You made an unbearable time so much easier for me and everyone was so impressed with your professionalism but also your courtesy and consideration. Take care during these awful times.

Mrs E

Dear Carlton, Many thanks for all your effort in respect of the funerals of my brother in law and my mother on Friday and Saturday respectively. The circumstances were sad, but I am pleased that the ceremonies passed off very smoothly, and I would like to thank you for your professionalism and that of your team.

Mr C

Carlton and all the team, Thank you so much for all your help, support and hard work. The service for K was absolutely beautiful. Everyone at Cliff Bradley & Sons has been so caring and supportive throughout this extremely difficult time. We wish to send our sincere thanks for all you have done.

Mr B

With a proud sixty year history, our funeral directors will care for your loved one as if they were our own, our family caring for yours. Cliff Bradley & Sons is an appointed representative of Golden Charter Limited trading as Golden Charter Funeral Plans, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN:965279).

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