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Coroner's Service

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About the coroner icon

About the coroner

Information about the work of the coroner. 


Contact the coroner icon

Contact the coroner

Contact details, opening hours and directions.  


Inquest hearings icon

Inquest hearings

Details of all inquest hearings currently listed.  


Inquest openings icon

Inquest openings

Details of all inquest openings currently listed.  


Guide to reportable deaths icon

Guide to reportable deaths

Details of when a death should be reported to the Coroner.


Bereavement services icon

Different kinds of emotional support available to help you to cope.


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Repatriation icon

Repatriation

Information about bodies coming into and going out of the country.  


Genealogy or archived cases icon

Genealogy or archived cases

Details of how you can access past cases.


Register a death icon

Register a death

Contact information for Registrars Office.


Coroners and Justice Act 2009 icon

Coroners and Justice Act 2009

Links to the Act, rules and regulations. 


Frequently asked questions
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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.  


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Latest updates​​

Inquest hearings: If you require information on inquest hearings, please do not contact the Coroner’s Office; you can view the list on​ at the inquest hearings page.

Contacting us: With effect from Monday, 9 February 2015 the Coroner's Office will be open between 8.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm. 

Notice to undertakers: In June 2015 we hope to install some new software that will automatically notify you when paperwork is available. We request your co-operation to help us deliver more efficient services by not contacting us for the paperwork. In the interim WE WILL contact you when the paperwork is due for collection.

Please use our new email address to only notify us that you're the service provide for specific funerals. You'll only need to send us the name of the deceased you're acting for along with your details to  undertakers.coroners@rochdale.gov.uk

Thank you in advance for you co-operation.​​

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