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Grindall's of Wem

In 1931 Joesph Henry Grindall (J H Grindall) purchased the business from his Brother In Law Vivian Wellings. Soon after the 2nd world war ended his sons Jabez and Vivian joined him, it became the family business and was renamed J H Grindall & Sons which was located in the High Street, Wem.

Joesph Henry Grindall passed away in 1973 and Jabez and Vivian continued to run the business until 1988 when Mr Alan Painter of Frank Painter & Sons bought the business from them. Vivian continued to run the office for a number of years until he retired and the office has since relocated to Aston Street, it now bears the name Grindall's Of Wem.

Vivian Grindall passed away in 2005 and Jabez Grindall in 2010.


Our office in Wem affords the same values as in Shrewsbury. Every Funeral is carried out with the greatest care, respect and dignity at all times, the funeral arrangements can be made at our office or in your own home if you prefer. We serve Wem and surrounding areas, distance is no object.

We offer Golden Charter pre paid Funeral plans and can send you a brochure on request, we can also help you organise memorials and flowers.

We have our own chapel of rest where you are welcome to visit your loved one and take as much time as you need to say your farewells. Your Funeral Director will discuss this with you at the time of making the arrangements.