James Scott Funeral Directors, Musselburgh

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James Scott Funeral Directors in Musselburgh, Edinburgh

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About Us

James Scott Funeral Directors is here to help arrange a fitting farewell for your loved one. We serve the families in our local community of Edinburgh when they need us most.

At every step, we provide our full support and guidance; doing everything we can to ensure that we plan the perfect funeral service for your loved one.

Our funeral home is accessible from the surrounding areas of Fisherrow, Pinkie, Inveresk and Stoneybank. We also have another funeral directors in Portobello.

Our dedicated team of professionals at James Scott Funeral Directors are always on hand to assist you, helping with each and every aspect of the day. We have extensive knowledge and experience, and we can help you organise any kind of service.

We will never be more than a phone call away, and you can reach us 24 hours a day by calling 0131 665 6925. We are funeral directors that you can rely on.

What We Offer

  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans

Our Services

At James Scott Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
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Full Service Funeral

Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
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Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.

This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.
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Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,695 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us


7 Bridge Street Musselburgh Edinburgh EH21 6AA GB

Parking and Directions

There is free on-street parking available.
We are on the same street as Brunton Hall, at the bridge that leads to Musselburgh High Street.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0131 665 6925 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 16:30
Tue09:00 - 16:30
Wed09:00 - 13:00

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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Reviews of our services

Rating 5.0
based on 2 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Our family was looked after from start to finish and had little to do ourselves such was the excellent attention to detail. The staff worked as a team for us and everything we needed was provided with little need for us to be involved in unless we wanted to. Thank you all.
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    Response on behalf of James Scott Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that you confided in us as a team to take care of your loved one.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very helpful, sympathetic and understanding throughout the whole process.
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    Response on behalf of James Scott Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. I am pleased to hear that our team were so kind and caring to your family and that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.