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Eustace King
87 Church Road,

Tel: (01621) 819145
Fax(01621) 819145
Email: [email protected]

Our services

Our Available Services

Kingstone Memorials

Remembering the life of a loved one goes on long after the funeral. A memorial stone is a permanent and personal tribute to the deceased, which you can visit you pay your respects for many years to come. From simple styles to the more elaborate, we will always endeavour to help you select a fitting tribute. 

Tel: (01621) 819145

Address: 87 Church Road, Tiptree, Essex. CO50HB

Coffin Choices

We supply a wide range of coffins and caskets, from the most simple to the truly elaborate, suitable for burial or cremation. We recognise that for some people choosing a coffin may be confusing, but we are here to help you make that decision.

Limousine Hire

The Funeral Limousine Car will allow you to get to the church and the cemetery without worry. We have a team of professional and experienced chauffeurs who will make sure that everything goes smoothly during your loved ones funeral service.

24hr Answering Service

Planning a funeral or memorial service is a unique experience for clients and they may have questions or concerns at any time. Eustace King has a 24 hour telephone answering service, so that you can speak to a real person whenever the need arises.

Order of Service Design & Print

Funeral stationery is a simple way of personalising a funeral and provides an opportunity to create a unique commemoration to the person who has died. Our range includes a selection of beautifully designed Orders of Service, Attendance Cards, Memorial Cards and Bookmarks all of which can include photographs, personal messages, readings, hymns and poems.

Horse Drawn Carriage

We specialise in high quality horse drawn Victorian hearses available to hire for your funeral requirements. Immaculate turnouts to a high standard complete with coloured Plumes and Drapes that are available in many colours to reflect a loved ones personal tastes.

Publicised Death Notices

A death notice is a paid announcement in a newspaper that gives the name of the person who died, details of the funeral or memorial service, where donations can be made in the deceased’s name, and some amount of biographical information. We can write and submit a death notice to local or national newspapers and have them publish the notice on your behalf.

Three Chapels of Rest

Eustace King will take care of the deceased in the tranquility of one of our private chapels until the day of the funeral. Appropriate arrangements can be made for anyone wishing to visit the chapels to pay their last respects.

About us

Small enough to care and large enough to cope

EUSTACE KING is founded upon traditional values, We are committed providing support and dignity for bereaved families and their loved one, through our caring, modern approach and up-to-date facilities. We strive to give bereaved families – who may be unfamiliar with funeral procedures – all the choices needed to make the funeral experience a meaningful and positive one.

We hope that this website will act as a guide to some of the issues you need to consider, when arranging a funeral or repatriation, as well as some of the options that are available.

We would be happy to discuss any questions you may have at one of our funeral homes, on the phone, or in your home.



I recognise the ongoing and increased uncertainty that Coronavirus is causing and my highest priority is the well-being of my clients and staff at Eustace King & Birkin Funeral Service.

As the situation has escalated, I have no choice other than to lock our office doors, to protect everyone.  The doors maybe closed but we are working to assist families in their time of need , via the telephone and emails behind the scenes.  

We will help guide you through the funeral options which are available in these changing times.

The local crematoriums are still operating but all have new restrictions, which we can explain. These include no hymn books and the curtains have to close at the point of committal.

Churches are now closed but will open for funerals with restricted numbers of mourners.

Our chapel of rest is still open by appointment, but this may change in line with any changing guidelines, visits will be restricted to 15 minutes with a maximum of two people attending.

We will no longer offer the option to supply limousines at this time to keep everyone safe. This mean all funerals will be a hearse only from a loved one’s house or a hearse direct to place of service.

Donation collections at funerals will no longer be available to reduce the risk of infection caused by handling infected cash / cheques. We offer the facility of placing a loved ones donations details on www.memorygiving.co.uk,  or as a family you may wish to create your own just giving page.

Despite a reduced number of options being available at this time, you may wish to consider holding a small service now, followed by a service to celebrate your loved ones life at a later date. We can help plan this to suit your needs whether it is to be held in a church or non-religious venue when restrictions are lifted.

I am reviewing the situation as it develops and will keep this page updated to ensure we can offer our clients the most up to date and informative information,

we are always here to help.

Joanna Birkin