Coroners Records

The office of coroner dates back to the central middle ages, but very few early records survive.  After 1888 the coroner was appointed by the County Council.


The links below lead to PDF documents.

Breconshire (None)

Montgomeryshire (Ref: M/COR)

Radnorshire (Ref: R/COR)

* Breconshire: See also coroner's papers for Crickhowell and Tretower 1856-1881 (B/D/DAV/1/76/1-39)

* Radnorshire: See also Inquisitions, depositions and related papers 1867-73 (R/D/JGW/CR)

Registers of deaths reported to the coroner, 1953-1975 (R/D/JK/CR)

Please note coroners inquests and expenses sometimes appear in the Quarter Sessions rolls and files.

Powys post 1974 (contact the Archives for details)

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