Chloe McKnight
Principal Funeral Director

Shires Funeral Directors, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire

In 2012, the Field family brought together five of the standout funeral directors in Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire, uniting them under the name Shires. From 2019 the Field family grew the offer in Bedfordshire adding a sixth funeral directors, located in Sandy. We operate funeral directors in Bedford, Luton, Dunstable, Letchworth, Baldock and Sandy. If you’re local, you’ve probably seen members of our team in our easily-recognisable fleet of silver Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Now, under the guidance of Principal Funeral Director, Chloe McKnight, we’ve built a reputation as the leading funeral directors in Bedford and the surrounding area.

Funeral Director's, John Moules, Ryan Carey and Ray alongside Chloe McKnight, work tirelessly to ensure that our services meet the highest standards. We place an emphasis on personality, and pride ourselves on taking a compassionate approach to our work.

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Our team

Chloe McKnight

Principal Funeral Director, Luton

Donna Kennett

Funeral Home Manager, Baldock

Angela Breeze

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Bedford

Bimla Nahar

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Bedford

Lisa Rogers

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Letchworth

Ros Price

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Sandy

Veronika Marsh

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Luton

Catherine Wear

Funeral Director

Ray Cottrell

Funeral Director

Kate Merryweather

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Baldock

Lindsay Gurney

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Dunstable

Ludivine Pokorski

Funeral Arranger and Administrator, Dunstable

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