Funeral Care in Portswood

Losing a loved one is an incredibly painful and difficult thing to go through without the added stress of organising a funeral. That’s why J Lawrence & Sons are here to help, arranging compassionate and personal services alongside grieving families. If you require the assistance of an established and trusted funeral parlour, then look no further. Here at J Lawrence & Sons, we are the number one choice for Portswood clients when it comes to organising a beautiful funeral service. 

Our family-run business has been organising memorial services in Hampshire and the surrounding areas for over 150 years. We pride ourselves on guiding our clients through difficult times with the utmost care and respect. To find out how we can assist you in planning a beautiful funeral service, please call us today on 023 8055 4801. We guarantee unrivalled support as we work with you to create a fitting tribute during this challenging time. 

Funeral Directors in Portswood

Here at J Lawrence & Sons, we’re proud to be the first-choice funeral parlour in Portswood. When you entrust us to help you arrange your loved one’s funeral, you can be sure you are working with a well-established, trusted team. We have been organising different funeral and memorial services for over 150 years now. Our team go above and beyond for all clients to ensure that they receive our exceptional service.  

We believe that a funeral service should be a reflection of your loved one. That’s why we strive to deliver personal funerals that leave you with positive memories, even at such a sad time. If you require assistance with arranging your loved one’s funeral, then please read on to find out how we can help you. 

As one of the oldest funeral parlours serving Portswood and the surrounding areas, we are proud to be considered the finest funeral parlour for Portswood clients. As a family-run business, each generation has gained the necessary knowledge and experience to help you plan a fitting tribute to your loved one.

Meet Our Experienced Funeral Directors in Portswood

As the latest generation of J Lawrence & Sons, John and Chris Lawrence have a total of 60 years of experience between them. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they are proud to serve their Portswood clients and continue the family legacy in arranging meaningful funeral services for the people of Portswood. 

Our professional team of directors are on hand to assist you in every single aspect of planning your loved one’s funeral, from flowers and coffin choices to registering a death. So, you can rely on us to support you every step of the way as you go through this difficult time.

Get in Touch

Please fill in our form below or give us a call on 023 8055 4801 and we will get back to you.

Funeral Finance Options

The cost of funerals can vary considerably. Depending on the kind of service you have in mind, you may find yourself facing some unexpected costs. We believe that financial concerns should not prevent you from organising the funeral your departed loved one deserves. So, if you find that your financial situation is a concern, you may qualify for financial aid from the government. Visit the webpage for more information and to check whether or not you meet eligibility criteria.

Pre-Paid Funeral Plan 

As an independent funeral director, we are proud to offer Golden Charter Funeral Plans. We believe that Golden Charter Funeral Plans are the premium choice for our clients when it comes to value and flexibility. 

By choosing a plan, you will be able to plan and organise your own funeral, relieving your family and friends of additional stress at what will already be a very difficult time. You will be able to plan your funeral to your exact wishes, from coffin choices to floral arrangements and any music you wish to include in the service. 

By planning ahead, you can rest easy knowing that everything will be carried out according to your exact wishes. This leaves your loved ones without any doubt that your funeral will be exactly what you asked for. 

If you would like to find out how a pre-paid funeral plan could ease the burden of your loved ones, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We will be happy to discuss your situation in detail to ensure we provide you with the plan that is right for you. 

Other Areas We Cover 

As well as offering an unrivalled, personal service to our clients in Portswood, we are also pleased to provide our bespoke funeral service in the following areas: 

If you don’t see your local area on the above list, don’t worry! Simply get in touch with us today, and we will do our best to help you plan a fitting tribute. 


We at J Lawrence & Sons pride ourselves on arranging beautiful, personal funerals and memorials. We believe that a funeral service provides a chance to celebrate the life of a loved one, as well as reflect on the sadness of their death. We are proud that the funerals and memorials we organise give our clients the opportunity to grieve peacefully. We take care of every last detail, ensuring a fitting tribute to those who have passed. 

To view a selection of the funeral services we have arranged, please see our dedicated gallery page. Here, you will find examples of our compassionate and personal services, and we hope that they serve as inspiration as you begin the process of planning your loved one’s funeral. 


We are proud to support and work alongside our Portswood clients as they plan their loved one’s funeral service. Our supportive and compassionate customer service, combined with our bespoke funeral planning options, means that we are the recipient of many wonderful testimonials. If you would like to see what our previous clients have to say about our ceremonies, then please take a look here. 

Why Choose J Lawrence & Sons 

We at J Lawrence & Sons have been planning beautiful, moving ceremonies for over 150 years. With an unrivalled reputation in Portswood and the surrounding areas, we are proud to be the number one choice for clients looking to plan a bespoke, compassionate funeral service. Our team are on hand to help guide you through this overwhelming and painful time and can support you with everything from floral arrangements to registering a death.  

As a family business, we understand all too well just how stressful it can be to organise a funeral during a time of grief. That’s why we promise to relieve some of the burdens from your shoulders during this time, allowing you to mourn your loved one without any further stress.

Contact Us

If you need assistance organising a funeral for a loved one, or wish to plan your own service, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today. J Lawrence & Sons have all the necessary expertise to help you plan a fitting tribute in accordance with your wishes. 

To speak to a member of our team directly, please call us on 023 8055 4801. We will be happy to discuss your specific requirements or any ideas you may have. We can also offer expert advice, so if you need some guidance, do not hesitate to ask. 

You can also get in touch with us by emailing your queries to or by filling out our online contact form. Once we have received your query, a member of our team will be in touch promptly to further discuss how we might be of service.