F. E. Addlesee & Son.

Family owned & run since 1930.

Taking care of families in their hour of need

Our Story

Established since 1930, F E Addlesee & Son in Boston has a reputation in the town for providing a first class service with dignity and respect.

When founder Frank Addlesee started the business in 1930 he carried out just twelve funerals a year with coffins hand made on site. This was of course alongside his carpentry work. Frank E. Addlesee without who we wouldn’t have the thriving business we have today.

Over time the business grew and when Frank passed away in 1982, his son Richard, who had been working with his Father since he was 15, took over the helm with wife Jenny. Their daughter Clare joined in 1998, and now a fourth generation has joined in the form of founder Frank Addlesee’s great grandson, Daniel.

We pride ourselves on offering a personal service to families at the most difficult times in their lives giving help, support and guidance to plan a funeral that truly reflects their loved one.

Our premises are in the heart of Boston but we serve the wider villages too. We also travel country wide to cater for families who have relatives living afar. We have three dedicated Chapels of Rest set in tranquil gardens where relatives are able to spend time after visiting loved ones which we hope offers some comfort

Frank E. Addlesee Without who we wouldn’t have the Thriving business we have today


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44 Castle St, Boston PE21 8PN




01205 311303

Visit Us - Addlesee Funeral Directors, Boston

At Addlesee Funeral Directors, we're here to provide support and guidance when you need it most. We welcome you to visit us at our Boston location. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you with any enquiries or concerns you may have. For your convenience, we've included a map to our location on the right. Whether you're planning a service or seeking advice, we're just a visit away


112 Siltside, Spalding PE11 4ET




01205 311303

Visit Us - Gosberton risegate

This office is available for anyone unable to get to our boston office if you would like to meet here please call to make an appointment.

Meet our team

As a close-knit family business, we and our small team of employees take pride in our job and being able to contribute to make a difficult time slightly easier. Our service is personal and compassionate, and we will help to design a funeral that is a true celebration of a person's life.

  • Funeral DirectorAlan Barks

    I joined the company in April 2022. I am a Funeral Director. Having worked in the industry for a number of years I can offer support and guidance to families in their time of need. I also take care of the pre-payment funeral plans for the company.

  • Pallbearer/DriverCraig Cunningham

    I joined the company in June 2008. My duties are overall care and maintenance of the fleet of vehicles. I am a Pallbearer/Driver alongside workshop and office duties.

What are people saying?

Morning, Sorry I didn't get the chance to personally thank you yesterday but you and your family/colleagues have provided a top class service to my family. Yesterday went so smoothly and just as we wanted. Please pass on my sincere thanks to everyone involved

NameVicky Cook

Thanks again to you and your excellent team for handling everything yesterday with your usual superb balance of efficiency, empathy and kindness – along with a dash of appropriate good humour when called for!'

NameColin Massey

F E Addlesee's provided an excellent, professional, discreet and sympathetic funeral service. Their care and consideration throughout was most appreciated. I would wholeheartedly recommend F E Addlesee and Son.

NameMrs L van den Berg
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