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Hertfordshire Coroner Service

Coroners Court HatfieldHertfordshire County Council has a statutory duty to provide investigatory and administrative support for HM Coroner.  Hertfordshire Coroner Service is situated in Hatfield and has 6 Coroner’s Officers who receive and investigate referrals on behalf of the Coroner. The service has 2 Senior Support Officers responsible for providing administrative support.

Hertfordshire Coroner Service has a quality management system which is accredited to ISO and is inspected annually.  We aim to provide a highly efficient, professional and consistent service to those who are affected by our investigations.

The service is sensitive to various religious and cultural needs surrounding death and bereavement.  If you have any particular requests please contact us using the main details below.

We welcome your feedback and we aim to use the information to continually improve the service. Should you wish to provide feedback about the quality of the service please contact the Head of Coroner Service, Michelle Brinkley. Tel: 01707 292788 or e-mail:

Contacting the Coroner Service

Hertfordshire Coroner Service
The Old Courthouse
St Albans Road East

Tel: 01707 292707


Office Hours Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 4.00pm