Our Team

Funeral Directors Bradford Simon Broome

Simon Broome

Company Director

Has been involved in the family business full time since 1990 and has over forty years experience.

Helen Broome

Helen Broome

Company Director/Office Manager

Simon's wife Helen, joined Edwin Pounds in 2007 after Judith Broome (nee Pounds) retired.

James Heggs

James Heggs Dip FD


Began his career in 1985 at Airedale Funeral service (Co-op) as a trainee Funeral Director and then transferred to H.H. Birch (Co-op) in 1993, prior to joining Edwin Pounds in 1998.

John Schoffield

John Schofield


Funeral Director

Started his career at HH Birch (Co-op) in 1996 as a driver/bearer then become a funeral director in 1998. Joined Edwin Pounds in 2017.

Neil Fletcher

Neil Fletcher


Worked for Edwin Pounds between 1993 - 2000 and returned in 2014

Paul Griffin

Paul Griffin

Funeral Director

Started in 1994 as a driver/bearer at Airedale Funeral Service (Co-op) and bearer for other funeral directors in Bradford, Joined Edwin Pounds in 1997.


An Independent Family Business

We are situated on the same site that we have occupied since 1904. We are now owned by Simon Broome, the great grandson of Edwin Pounds. Operating from our purpose built funeral home in Bradford we are one of the few privately owned and independent family-run funeral directors in the Bradford region.

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