Our family caring for your family

Barnet’s oldest established Funeral Directors, J.A. Clark & Son was founded by John Anthony Clark in 1887. Originally a small concern operating from the rear of John Clark’s draper’s and millinery department store, the business quickly grew until the present office in Wood Street, Barnet was established.

In 1983, after 26 years of loyal service, the business was passed on to Charles Denny, the father of the current Managing Director. Today, the company is managed by Susan Denny, alongside her sons Terry and Charles.

“Having joined the company in 1985, I learned every aspect of the industry under the watchful eye of my father, Charles Denny. I believe he taught me well and, together with my family, I have continued his passion and commitment to providing a comprehensive, personal funeral service to families in their time of need.

My eldest son, Terry, has worked with me since 1997 and my youngest son, Charles, since early 2021. Together, we make a strong team. We’re here to listen, to understand your specific needs and circumstances and to guide you through every stage of the funeral process. We treat each funeral individually and make every effort to provide you and your family with a service to reflect your loved one’s life.”

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Contact J.A. Clark & Son on 0208 449 3578 or complete the form below

We are here to listen, to understand your specific needs and circumstances and to guide you through each stage of the funeral process.


    • We can’t thank you enough for your thoughtful and respectful care of my dad. It was an impeccable service from start to finish.
    • Simply a quick note to thank you both. The family were delighted with every aspect of the funeral – even how you all managed to avoid the heavy rain that we were enduring here! So as I say, thank you – your assistance is greatly appreciated.
    • I’d like to take this opportunity, on behalf of my brothers & family to thank you for everything you did, looking after our mum and making this difficult day go as well as possible. Please pass on our thanks to everyone involved.