Inquests are heard at HM Coroner's Court, Civic Centre, Sunderland by Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner Derek Winter, unless otherwise stated.

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Hearing Date Time Type of Inquest Hearing Name of Deceased Age Date of Death Place of Death Coroner's Officer
Wednesday 24th February 2021 10:30 Final Brian Smith 83 16/02/2021 Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Wednesday 24th February 2021 11:00 Final James Henry Gray 91 17/02/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Wednesday 24th February 2021 11:30 Opening Ann-Marie Gettins 77 17/02/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 24th February 2021 12:00 Pre Inquest Review Wayne Ian Hylton 39 11/02/2018 Holland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 24th February 2021 12:30 Final Alan Schofield 84 15/02/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 24th February 2021 13:00 Opening Leanne Haswell 28 07/02/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 24th February 2021 13:15 Final Brian Mills 72 18/02/2021 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 24th February 2021 13:30 Final Donna Louise Martin 40 24/10/2020 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Ramsay Ewan Urquhart 33 18/04/2019 London Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Ramsay Ewan Urquhart 33 18/04/2019 London Andrew Weighill
Monday 8th March 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Steven Carter 61 09/08/2020 Sunderland Jessica Lee
Monday 8th March 2021 14:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Susan Downs 50 10/11/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Tuesday 9th March 2021 09:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Nicola Louise Ellison 31 14/03/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Tuesday 9th March 2021 09:15 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Mark Alan Mcintyre 48 15/08/2020 Newcastle Jessica Lee
Tuesday 9th March 2021 09:30 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Lois Davidson 27 03/10/2020 Washington Jessica Lee
Tuesday 9th March 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh David Dixon 49 29/12/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Tuesday 9th March 2021 12:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Christopher Hendry 35 29/12/2019 Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Monday 15th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN REDHILLS: DURHAM MINERS HALL) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Tuesday 16th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN REDHILLS: DURHAM MINERS HALL) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 17th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN REDHILLS: DURHAM MINERS HALL) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Thursday 18th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN REDHILLS: DURHAM MINERS HALL) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Friday 19th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN REDHILLS: DURHAM MINERS HALL) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Monday 22nd March 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh June Mawhinney 69 16/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 12th April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place John Anthony Summers 45 28/02/2020 Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Tuesday 13th April 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Thomas Brookes 16 28/09/2019 Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Tuesday 20th April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh David Steel 50 28/07/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Wednesday 21st April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Lewis Nathan Stubbs 18 24/07/2019 France Jessica Lee
Wednesday 21st April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Andrew Leslie Buck 37 24/07/2019 France Jessica Lee
Monday 26th April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 27th April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 28th April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Thursday 29th April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Friday 30th April 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 4th May 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place George Frederick Martin 65 13/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 5th May 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place George Frederick Martin 65 13/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Thursday 6th May 2021 10:30 Final Richard Gray Jordan 33 04/08/2019 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Thursday 6th May 2021 13:00 Final Janet Elizabeth Williams 51 08/02/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Monday 10th May 2021 14:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Finnuala Patricia Ryan (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN COCKERMOUTH) 14 13/12/2019 Windermere, Cumbria Andrew Weighill
Tuesday 11th May 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Finnuala Patricia Ryan (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN COCKERMOUTH) 14 13/12/2019 Windermere, Cumbria Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 12th May 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Finnuala Patricia Ryan (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN COCKERMOUTH) 14 13/12/2019 Windermere, Cumbria Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 16th June 2021 10:00 Final Daniel David Rennoldson 27 11/11/2020 Houghton le Spring Andrew Weighill