J Hylton & Sons Funeral Directors

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About Us

We are J Hylton & Sons Funeral Directors in Swadlincote, and we are here to help you arrange the perfect farewell for your loved one. We treat every family with the same kindness and compassion that we are renowned for. Our funeral professionals will help to arrange a bespoke and meaningful funeral service that celebrates your loved one's life in a meaningful way.

Our funeral home has been serving the local community since John Hylton began conducting funerals in 1980. Today, it has two chapels of rest which you can use to spend time alone with your loved one in the time leading up to the funeral.

You can get in touch with us 24 hours a day by telephone, so please give us a call as soon as you need us and we will be here to advise, guide and support you.

What We Offer

  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

Clear and upfront costs
Providing the highest standards of care
Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
High quality facilities

Where to find us


25 Market Street Church Gresley Swadlincote DE11 9PR GB

Parking and Directions

There is unrestricted parking available on Market Street.
We are next to The Salvation Army shop and opposite Gresley Memorial Park.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01283 216668 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

It’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. This guide and checklist will explain the first steps you need to take so you can start making any necessary funeral arrangements.
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Making funeral arrangements

Our guide to funeral arrangements will help you arrange a fitting funeral for your loved one. Learn more about funeral flowers, popular songs for funerals, our range of coffins and how to write a memorable eulogy.
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The day of the funeral

This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.
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After the funeral

Once the funeral service is completed, there are often other matters that will need to be dealt with. This could be regarding legal affairs of the deceased, arranging memorials, or coping with grief. Our funeral professionals can advise you on all of these matters.
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