The founders of the company Richard F. J. Finch and Nora I. Finch began in the private hire business in 1952 and on September 1st 1965 stared in the funeral business in Victoria Street, Northampton before moving to their present premises in Military Road in 1970.

During the seventies and eighties the Finch family created a loyal clientele and not just within the funeral business, also weddings and long distance private hire.