Funeral services in Murton and Seaham

Lambs are an independent family run business, who provide funeral services within the communities where we are based in Murton, Seaham and the surrounding areas.

Whether you are in the process of planning your own funeral arrangements or you are dealing with arrangements on behalf of a friend or family member give Lambs a call on 0191 5261846.

Our aim is to provide you with a service you will be happy to recommend to others.

What do we do?

That’s up to you really, we can assist you in a specific part of your funeral arrangements or we can hold your hand through each step of the process. The choice is yours and you can make your decision after you’ve spoken to us.

The following is a list of some of the services we can provide, however being flexible is the key to our success so if there is something particular you would like please just ask!

Coffins and caskets

Coffins and caskets are supplied by  J.C. Atkinson the largest independent manufacturer in the UK, with a range to suit all tastes and budgets.


Embalming can be performed which will give the deceased a more natural appearance and colouring, this is usually suggested if the funeral is expected to be delayed for any reason.

Clothing and personal items

We will dress the deceased in the clothes provided by the family. Personal items can also be placed in the coffin.

Chapel of rest

Family and friends can view the deceased in our private chapel of rest by appointment and with the family’s approval. Alternatively the deceased can be returned home prior to the funeral.

Hearse and funeral cars

all our vehicles are either Jaguar’s or Daimler’s, which are presented and maintained to the very highest standard. Should you wish we are also able to arrange other types of transport including horse drawn hearse or motorcycle hearses.

Choosing a ceremony

We arrange what ever the family would prefer be it church or crematorium burial, or graveside service, religious or non religious.


Contacting all the different venues and businesses involved in a funeral and can be difficult especially at a time when your grieving. We can take care of all these arrangements.

  • Death Notices and Acknowledgements
  • Church availability
  • Crematorium times
  • Venue for wake
  • Florist, we use a number of local florists.
  • Caterers, this can be provided by the venue, the family or an external company.
  • Music can help set the tone of a funeral and we can help with finding the music.

The list above is by no means exclusive and if you have a special wish please get in touch and let us know.