The Firs, Crownhill, Plymouth
Crownhill Funeral Directors Walter C. Parson is a family business established in 1842. It has, either by inheritance or acquisition, remained in the family over seven generations.
We strive to deliver a first class service, one which would only be acceptable to a member of our own family. We believe, maintaining this strong ethos through our staff and by training them to the highest standards of the profession, we are able to consistently deliver this service to our clients.
We opened our Head Office in Crownhill, Plymouth in 1988, enabling us to serve a larger area of the city and beyond. “The Firs” is situated in easy walking distance of Crownhill Police Station and opposite the petrol station on Budshead Road.
Harriet Sams and Paul Tubb are the two resident Funeral Directors for the Crownhill area and are available to help guide you through all the necessary arrangements.
A professional service with a personal touch.
- Client parking available
- Disabled access
- Reception & Administration office
- Arrangement rooms
- Chapel of rest & Preparation facilities
702 Budshead Road,
Plymouth, PL6 5DY
Office Opening Hours
Mon-Fri, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Tel 01752 76 76 76 (24 Hr number)
Meet the team
- N.A.F.D. (Dip)
- Joined the company in 1982
- Interest: Football
- Feedback: "Nothing was too much trouble for you or your amazing staff"
Managing Director's Assistant
- BSc (Hons) Business Management
- B.I.F.D. (Dip)
- Joined the company in 2014
- Feedback: “Your calm and reassuring manner was very comforting and the subsequent arrangements were seamless”
Funeral Director, Manager
- N.A.F.D. (Dip).
- Joined the company in 2006
- Interest: Singing and recording songs
- Feedback: “Thank you for your incredible professionalism, and kindness. You were calm, witty & empathised so well."
- B.I.F.D. (Dip)
- Joined the company in 2013
- Main Interest: Football
- Feedback: "Your kindness and attentiveness has been a blessing."
- Joined the company in 2005
- Interest: Keep fit
- Feedback: "Thank you very much for your help and support.
We both appreciate your kind assistance in this difficult time."
- Joined the company in 2007
- Interest: Deep Sea Fishing
- Feedback: "Many thanks for the excellent order of service. Seeing it in its intended form allowed me to appreciate its layout; you certainly know your craft".
Assistant Graphic Designer
- Joined the company in 2017
- Interest: Reading & keeping fit
- Feedback: “The Order of Service is perfect. I absolutely love the style, colour and design. You have done a stunning job. Thank you so much.”
- Joined the company in 1992
- Interest: Family holidays abroad