We have put together a small selection of very beneficial organisations, individuals and companies who can give support and guidance before or after a funeral has taken place, please feel free to visit their websites to find out more about them.
We have also included the contact details and information for the registrars.
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland
National Health Service (Coping with Bereavement)
Registrars in East Lothian
Haddington: 01620 827308
Musselburgh: 0131 653 5225
Registrars in Edinburgh
City Chambers: 0131 529 2600
Leith: 0131 529 5520
When registering a death you need to book an appointment by phoning your local registry office and it usually takes about 45 minutes to register.
Documents to bring with you
- Certificate of cause of death which will be from the doctor or hospital.
- Birth and marriage or civil partnership certificate for the deceased (if you have them)
- NHS Medical Card
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