About

Peter and Jack
Peter and Jack Kenyon, are a fifth and sixth generation Funeral Directors. They are assisted by an experienced team of funeral directors, administrators and chauffeurs. The business philosophy is based on providing a personal and efficient service to all clients.

As a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors, Arnold’s provide a full range of services, reasonably priced and to a very high standard.

It is our aim to provide a caring service to the local community at a difficult time.

Timeline

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James Harold Kenyon

1841 – 1891

Until 1879
Business Partner at Attree and Kenyon (Carriage Masters and Funeral Directors) in Brighton
1880 to 1891
Founder and Director of J H Kenyon Ltd (Carriage Masters, Coffin Makers and Funeral Directors) in Bayswater, Paddington and Kensington

Sir Harold Vaughan Kenyon
OBE JP MBIE

1875 – 1959

1890 to 1959
Employee and Director of J H Kenyon Ltd (Carriage Masters, Coffin Makers, Funeral Directors and Disaster Management) in Central, West and North London

1928 to 1930
President British Undertakers Association
Member of the British Institute of Embalmers

Achievements
1920 to1929
– Freeman, Alderman, Mayor of Paddington
1931 – Awarded the MBE
1931 to 1934 – Mayor of Kensington
1936 to 1937 – Freeman, Alderman, Mayor of Paddington
1937 – Knighted for political and public service.

Sir Norris Vaughan Kenyon
BSc JP

1903 – 1958

1922 to 1958
Director of J H Kenyon Ltd (Carriage Masters, Coffin Makers, Funeral Directors and Disaster Management) in Central, West and North London

Achievements
Leader of the opposition on London City Council
1951 to 1952 – Alderman and Mayor of Paddington
1955 – Knighted for Political and Public Service

Michael Vaughan Kenyon
MVO JP MA Dip FD

1932 – 2020

1955 to 1990
Employee and Director J H Kenyon Ltd/Kenyon Securities (Funeral Directors, Coffin Manufacturers, Crematorium Operators , Stonemasons, Repatriation Specialist and Disaster Management)

1995 – 2015
Employee and Company Secretary Arnold Funeral Service Ltd

Achievements
President and Secretary of the London Association of Funeral Directors
President National Association of Funeral Directors

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We have been proud to represent the National Association of Funeral Directors over the last six generations.