Contact the coroner's service

The easiest way to contact us is to email

Please direct all enquiries, correspondence and case related requests, including the submission of documents to: This will ensure the appropriate member of the team or relevant case officer can respond.

Correspondence and requests for information can also be posted to:

HM Coroner’s Office 
Station Road 
CA13 9PT

You can also phone us on 0300 303 3180, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. 

Out of hours

A limited out of hours service is operated by HM Coroner’s Service Cumbria in relation to Home Office Post Mortem and organ donation. Senior Investigating Officers seeking authorisation from HM Coroner for a Home Office Post Mortem on behalf of Cumbria Constabulary, or medical practitioners seeking a ‘lack of objection’ from HM Coroner for organ donation are invited to contact the above number.  For all other enquires, please leave a message or alternatively email:

Cumbria coroners

The following are the appointed coroners for the Cumbria coroners area.

His Majesty's Senior Coroner for Cumbria

  • Ms Kally Cheema

His Majesty's Area Coroner for Cumbria

  • Ms Kirsty Gomersal 

His Majesty's Assistant Coroners for Cumbria

  • Dr Nicholas Shaw
  • Ms. Margaret Taylor
  • Mr Craig Smith
  • Mr Robert Cohen

Inquest enquiries

For all case specific or case related enquiries, including inquest information and interim death certificates, please contact: