H J Knapp & Sons Funeral Directors

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About Us

We are H J Knapp & Sons Funeral Directors in Wantage. We see it is our duty and privilege to support families in our Oxfordshire community, helping people through some of the most difficult times of their lives.

We understand that life with those you love is deeply personal, and your loved one's funeral should be no different. Our caring team of professionals will honour any final wishes, tailoring any details to be just as you want them to be. From a traditional religious service, to a colourful woodland burial, we can arrange anything that you think its fitting for your loved one's farewell.

We will take the time to get to know you, treating you as if you were one of our own family. No matter what time of the day, please call us and we will be here to help you.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 01235 772205 to talk through your personal requirements.

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

Our Services

At H J Knapp & Sons Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.

Full Service Funeral

A funeral service that is personalised to honour the final wishes of your loved one, helping you create the perfect funeral. With our professional guidance and support, you will have the opportunity to decide what is included as part of their farewell. With a wealth of unparalleled expertise and local knowledge, we endeavour to honour your every request, no matter how small the detail. Our Full Service Funeral will ensure everything is perfectly organised, delivering a fitting tribute for your loved one.

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  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • Have complete choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
  • Eco-friendly, religious, colourful or any type of funeral you wish can be arranged for you
  • Choose your preferred coffin, casket or urn and form of transport
  • Arrangement of your favourite flowers, music, stationery and obituary notices

For more information, call us on

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Simple Funeral, £1,995

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, with the same quality of care that you would expect from any Dignity Funeral Director. This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to let us choose certain aspects of the service for you, such as the time of the service and the type of coffin. You can rest assured that our fully trained team will care for your loved one with dignity and respect.

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  • Our funeral experts will look after your loved one in our premium facilities
  • You can visit your loved one at our chapel of rest during working hours
  • We will provide a chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • The funeral service will be at a time and place of our choosing
  • You will have a funeral director present at the service to oversee arrangements

For more information, call us on

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Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
Providing the highest standards of care
Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
High quality facilities

Where to find us


4 Church Street Wantage OX12 8BL GB

Parking and Directions

There is car parking available at Beacon, Portway.
We are facing Headmasters hairdressers, adjacent to the side of Wantage Methodist Church.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01235 772205 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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Reviews of our services

Rating 5.0
based on 3 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    I was appropriately consulted and informed throughout the process. I was treated with kindness and concern and reassured when necessary. Everything I asked for happened.Many thanks to those who guided me through.
    Response on behalf of H J Knapp & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am happy to hear that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had and provide you with the support and guidance needed.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    At such a difficult and emotional time it was such a relief to have such an excellent, friendly and caring service. I can only say a huge thank you to everyone, especially Susan who was absolutely marvellous.
    Response on behalf of H J Knapp & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am happy to hear that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had, and that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Staff were very helpful at a difficult time. They quickly managed to get a date confirmed for the funeral so
    I was able to make plans. I would definitely recommend their service.
    Response on behalf of H J Knapp & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time.

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