Malcolm Forbes

Lord Forbes - Cothiemuir Landowner
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Funeral Directors

Ian Esslemont - Huntly

3 Chapel Street, Huntly, Aberdeenshire. AB54 8BS
Tel: 01261 832 467

Berriedale Funeral Home - Westhill

Lawsondale Ave, Westhill AB32 6TR
Tel: 01224 747774

William T Fraser & Son - Inverness

Culduthel Road, Inverness, IV2 6AB
Tel: 01463 243232

Mark Shaw Funeral Services - Aberdeen

26 Abbotswell Cres, Aberdeen AB12 5JW
Tel: 01224 876000

WD Massie Funeral Directors - Ellon

Duthie Road Tarves, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 7JX
Tel: 01651 851205

(Co-op) Wm Gilchrist Funeralcare - Aberdeen

Bennachie House, 44-46 Rose St, Aberdeen AB10 1UD
Tel: 01224 627272
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Victoria Funeral Home - Aberdeen

220 Victoria Rd, Torry, Aberdeen AB11 9NR
Tel: 01224 877202

(Dignity) Gordon & Watson Funeral Directors - Aberdeen

30 Rosebank Pl, Aberdeen AB11 6XP
Tel: 01224 042676
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(Dignity) Aberdeen Funeral Directors - Aberdeen

49 Causewayend, Aberdeen, AB25 3TQ
Tel: 01224 433294
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Brian Smith Funeral Services - Banchory

85A High Street, Banchory, Kincardineshire, AB31 5XT
Tel: 01330 825 400
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Craig & Beverly Funeral Directors - Inverurie

7 Constitution St, Inverurie AB51 4SQ
Tel: 01467 623456

(Dignity) Eric Massie Funeral Directors - Inverurie

76A High St, Inverurie AB51 3XS
Tel: 01467 621368

Duncan & McCombie - Alford

Hy-Ridge, Parkhill Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8FE
‚ÄčTel: 01975 562713

It is important not to use oasis blocks, plastic tray and wrappings, and to use flowers from sustainably managed sources. Flowers from your own garden are ideal. The florists we have featured below understand the importance of our natural ethos.


Forbes Flowers Alford

Cutting garden in Aberdeenshire. Supplying wholesale seasonal flowers and foliage to florists. DIY weddings and eco funeral flowers.
Pine Cottage AB33 8PD Alford
Tel: 07415296043
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Sakura Florist

Mosshead Cottage, Whitehouse, Alford AB33 8DL
Tel: 07792 720100

Maryfield Flowers - Banchory

At Maryfield Flowers, near Banchory in Aberdeenshire, Rebeccah supplies her local customers with beautiful seasonal flowers and foliage grown on her farm in Aberdeenshire.
Address: Maryfield Farm, Tilquhillie, Banchory AB31 6HY
Tel: 07720 294103 / 01330 825509
Insta: @maryfield_flowers_banchory


John Cook - Minister in Alford

Howe Trinity Parish Church, The Manse, 110 Main Street, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8AD
Tel: 01975562282

George Rodger - Independent Humanist Celebrant

Based in Aberdeen
Tel: 07713 848663

Association of Independent Celebrants

If you are looking for a celebrant, you can find funeral celebrants near you at the AOIC directory.

These are all members of the Association of Independent Celebrants.

Funeral Suppliers

Horse carriage services

Horse Drawn vehicles available for hire from Derek Gray at Odd Socks Enterprise
Tel: 07894 857862

Gordon Forbes - Bagpiper

Grace-me-Guide, Keig, Alford AB33 8BU
Tel: 019755 62087

Naturally Useful Coffins, Urns and Woollen Shrouds

Marcassie Farm, Rafford, near Forres, Moray, Scotland, IV36 2RH
Tel: 01309 675052 / 07926 809521

Local venues

Keig Kirk

No longer a church, Keig Kirk is run by a charitable trust, Friends of Keig Kirk. Available for a Christian funeral service, or non-religious services.
Tel: 01975562569

Tullynessle Church

Tel:078113 05925
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