Petitions to Lord High Chancellor for a new Coroner

Scope and Content

Petitions to Lord Chancellor for a new Coroner

Administrative / Biographical History

In England and Wales a coroner is a judicial officer appointed and paid for by the local authority. The post of coroner historically dates from around the 11th century, but the post in its current form dates from the 19th century.

Arrangement

Petitions to Lord Chancellor for a new Coroner arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by East Glamorgan Coroner, 1947

Other Finding Aids

Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; en.wikipedia.org/wiki/coroner

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals

Accruals are possible