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Our Team

W C Littleproud premises Bradenham

Michael Littleproud

Paul Littleproud

Adrain Gaskin

Jenny Dack

Stuart Phillips

Ken Parker

John Brighton

Robin Baker

Robin Baker

Alan Taylor

Michael Littleproud
Company Director
Michael joined his father after leaving school in 1960. In 2010 he completed 50 years of service and has now taken a back seat. Michael still has involvement within the company supporting Paul if required, manning the phone out of hours and attending viewings out of hours. Michael has been married to Gwen for 45 years. For many years Gwen was responsible for the office administration prior to Jenny joining the company in 2002.


Paul Littleproud
Company Director & Funeral Director
Paul joined the family business in 1993 after previously working in the motor trade for 6 years. Paul is experienced in all aspects of the business but now concentrates on arranging and conducting the funerals and day to day running of the business. Paul is married to Sindy who has a less active role in the business as she has her own career but provides holiday and sickness cover when short staffed. Paul and Sindy have to 2 children Adam and Katie.



Adrian Gaskin
Funeral Director & Funeral Operative

Adrian has over 27 years experience and holds the N.A.F.D. diploma in Funeral Directing.  Previous to joining Littleproud’s in 2004 he was a partner with another local company. Adrian is responsible for managing the ‘behind the scene duties’ which include bringing the deceased into our care, preparation and care of the deceased and workshop duties. He is also responsible for the vehicles ensuring they are immaculately presented for the funeral.




Siobhan LIngwood
Office Administrator & Receptionist
Siobhan has been with the company since April 2011. She is responsible for general office duties including generating the final invoices, collating donations and forwarding to appropriate charities, liaising with ministers etc. and printing the ‘Order of Service’ sheets







Stuart Phillips
Driver, Bearer & Funeral Operative

Stuart joined the company in 2004 following a career as a chef.
Stuart also forms part of our Out of Hours ‘On Call’ team.






Ken Parker
Bearer & Driver 
Ken joined the company in 2005.
Ken was previously a fire fighter and and latterly a
driving instructor.







John Brighton
Bearer, Funeral Operative & Driver
John joined the company in 2010. John has a varied career portfolio but latterly a nursing home proprietor before semi-retiring in 2009. John also forms part of our Out of Hours ‘On Call’ team






Robin Baker (Whiskers)
Bearer, Funeral Operative & Driver
Robin joined us in 2010 after working as general manager for a local transport company for 28 years. Robin also forms part of our Out of Hours ‘On Call’ team.






David Gray
Bearer & Driver

David joined the company in 2002. David was formerly a regional director for Norwich Brewery Company.





Alan Taylor
Driver, Bearer & Funeral Operative

Alan joined the company in 2012. Alan also forms part of our Out of Hours ‘On Call’ team. Most avid football fans will probably recognise Alan as a former West Ham United player who earned himself a F.A. Cup winners medal in 1974-1975. Part of Alan’s footballing career was also spent with the Canaries.