Elizabeth Earland




Coroner for Exeter and Greater Devon since 2003

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Dr. Elizabeth Earland is Her Majesty's Coroner for Exeter and Greater Devon.


She studied Medicine at the University of Bristol and qualified as a doctor in 1972.

After moving to Exeter in 1982, Elizabeth returned to medicine, working as a GP in Exmouth and as an anaesthetist at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

After leaving the NHS in 1992, Elizabeth studied at the University of Exeter, gaining a Postgraduate Diploma in Law and went on to study the Postgraduate Legal Practice Course at the University of the West of England in 1994. She became a solicitor specialising in clinical negligence and litigation in 1996.

Elizabeth became HM Assistant Deputy Coroner for the County of Devon (Exeter and East) in 1998; HM Deputy Coroner for the County of Devon (now Exeter and Greater Devon) in 1999; and after leaving private practice in 2001, became HM Coroner for the County of Devon (Exeter and Greater Devon) in 2003.

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