About Us

Today, as the head office of Jepson Funerals Limited, we take pride in showing our experience and care through our seven branches in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. We hope as a company we help the bereaved and make their journey a little more bearable.

Tom, Roger, Russell and Alex are here to guide you through the difficult decisions to be made when arranging a funeral combining traditional values with a modern approach. 

Your local
Funeral Director
in Matlock

About Us

Today, as the head office of Jepson Funerals Limited, we take pride in showing our experience and care through our seven branches in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. We hope as a company we help the bereaved and make their journey a little more bearable.

Tom, Roger, Russell and Alex are here to guide you through the difficult decisions to be made when arranging a funeral combining traditional values with a modern approach. 

We’re here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Feel free to call us at anytime, for whatever reason

Call us on: 01629 582470

Our Team

Roger-Jepson

Roger Jepson

Director

Julie-Jepson

Julie Jepson

Director

alex

Tom Jepson

Managing Director

alex

Dawn Jepson

Accounts Manager

alex

Russell Davidson

Funeral Director

Alexander-Smithurst

Lewis Mansell

Funeral Director

alex

Joanne Bromley

Administrator

alex

Christine Leonard

Administrator

Our Team

alex

Roger Jepson

Director

alex

Julie Jepson

Director

alex

Tom Jepson

Managing Director

alex

Dawn Jepson

Accounts Manager

alex

Russell Davidson

Funeral Director

alex

Lewis Mansell

Funeral Director

alex

Joanne Bromley

Administrator

alex

Christine Leonard

Administrator

Our History

Thomas Greatorex started his business in Matlock in 1892 aged 34. He also married Mary the same year and they had nine children, three sons and six daughters. The original firm were joiners, wheelwrights and blacksmiths who made horse drawn carts, but as times changed and horses and carts gave way to motor vehicles the emphasis changed to joiners and undertakers. Two of the sons, Raymond and Roland joined the business.

Thomas died on February 9th 1939 aged 81, his wife Mary, had redeceased him only three weeks earlier aged 73.
With their father’s death Raymond and

Roland became directors and the business became known as Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

Raymond continued the joinery part of the business and Roland assumed the main responsibility for dealing with funerals. Major development of the undertaking business took place in the 1950’s as a new chapel of rest and offices were opened at Matlock Green on our existing site.

The Jepson family acquired the business in 1980 and Roger Jepson continues to lead the firm.

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Find us in Knowleston Place

Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd
29 Knowleston Place Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3BU

01629 582470
admin@greatorexfunerals.co.uk

book-image

Find us in Knowleston Place

Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd
29 Knowleston Place Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3BU

01629 582470
admin@greatorexfunerals.co.uk

Testimonials

What our families say

Thank you Tom and the ‘Thomas Greatorex’ family for your kindness, support and empathy and for ensuring Bobs funeral went smoothly, we, as a family express our heartfelt thanks to you all

Jennifer, Sarah Claire & Ryan

Testimonials

What our families say

Thank you Tom and the ‘Thomas Greatorex’ family for your kindness, support and empathy and for ensuring Bobs funeral went smoothly, we, as a family express our heartfelt thanks to you all

Jennifer, Sarah Claire & Ryan