• Dr Gordon Glasgow

    I regret to have to inform you of the death of the former HM Coroner in Sefton, Knowsley and St Helens, Gordon Glasgow. Gordon died on 23rd February 2016 at the age of 89. He retired from office in October…Read More

  • Publication of the Guide to Coroner Services

    The Ministry of Justice have today published the new ‘Guide to Coroner Services’ booklet and an accompanying leaflet, ‘Coroner investigations – a short guide’.   The Guide explains to bereaved people, and others who come into contact with a coroner…Read More

  • Mr Solomon Adler

    Mr Solomon Adler   It is with great sorrow that the Coroners’ Society has learned of the death of Mr Solomon Adler. Simon Nelson explains that without Mr Adler non-invasive scanning would simply not have been contemplated as an alternative…Read More

  • New Year's Honours 2014 Jim Lewis BEM

    James (Jim) Lewis BEM has been made a Medallist of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the New Year’s Honours 2014 for his exemplary service to bereaved people in the City of Liverpool over the past 26…Read More

  • New Senior Coroner for East London

    The London Borough of Waltham Forest, as the relevant authority, has today announced the appointment of Nadia Persaud to the post of Senior Coroner for East London. The Chief Coroner has given his consent to this appointment as has the…Read More


    I have today learned of the sad death on 8th February of Jack Pepler. In the 1970s and 80s Jack was one of the two coroners for Avon and was responsible for South Bristol from Bath to Clevedon and Weston…Read More

  • Norfolk Coroner to become Lay Canon of Norwich Cathedral

      The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James, has appointed the Senior Coroner for Norfolk, William Armstrong, as a Lay Canon of Norwich Cathedral. He will be installed at Evensong at Norwich Cathedral on Friday 20th September at…Read More

  • New Senior coroner for the Bedfordshire and Luton Area

    Central Bedfordshire Council, as lead authority, has today announced the appointment, from 1 October 2013, of Mr Tom Osborne to the role of Senior Coroner for the Bedfordshire and Luton Area, following the retirement of the present Coroner, David Morris,…Read More

  • Senior Coroner for the West London Coroner Area.

    London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, as lead authority, has today announced the appointment, from 1 November 2013, of Mr Chinyere Inyama to the post of Senior Coroner for the West London Coroner Area.   The Chief Coroner has given his consent to this…Read More

  • Chief Coroner: Implementation of relevant parts of Coroners and Justice Act 2009

    News release / 25/07/2013   Today sees the implementation of the relevant parts of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 and new coroner Rules and Regulations, introduced by the Ministry of Justice. These provide a new statutory framework for coroner…Read More