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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Attendance at Sunderland Coroner’s Court is assisted by volunteers from the Coroner’s Court Support Service. Due to Coronavirus restrictions volunteers aren’t currently able to attend court however they do offer a Telephone Support Service which can be accessed by calling 0300 111 2141. Or please visit https://coronerscourtssupportservice.org.uk/ for further information.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ATTENDANCE AT COURT

Capacity in the courtroom remains limited so that sensible distancing can still be observed.

Before you enter the courtroom, you will need to confirm that you have washed/sanitised your hands.

If you or anyone in your household has the following symptoms, please return home and follow government advice

It remains advisable to wear a mask for the duration of your presence in the building (except when you are asked to speak in court)

Hearing Date Time Type of Inquest Hearing Name of Deceased Age Date of Death Place of Death Coroner's Officer
Tuesday 28th September 2021 11:00 Final Ian George Davie 63 24/08/2020 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 29th September 2021 09:30 Opening William Bennett 28 19/09/2021 Houghton le Spring Jessica Lee
Wednesday 29th September 2021 09:45 Final Alan Baird 55 years 09/07/2021 Home Alison Leonard
Wednesday 29th September 2021 09:45 Final Alan Michael Baird 55 years 09/07/2021 Home Alison Leonard
Wednesday 29th September 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review Margaret Kilburn 91 24/03/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 29th September 2021 12:00 Opening – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh John Paul Hurst 49 years 15/09/2021 Durham Alison Leonard
Wednesday 29th September 2021 13:00 Final Kevan Joseph Corrigan 49 27/03/2021 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Friday 1st October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Hetherington Joseph Bartley 83 15/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 6th October 2021 09:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Violet Brandt 89 years 11/07/2021 Hospital Sunderland Alison Leonard
Wednesday 6th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Steven Carter 61 09/08/2020 Sunderland Jessica Lee
Thursday 7th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Steven Carter 61 09/08/2020 Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 13th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Mark Alan Mcintyre 48 15/08/2020 Newcastle Upon Tyne Jessica Lee
Thursday 14th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Mark Alan Mcintyre 48 15/08/2020 Newcastle Upon Tyne Jessica Lee
Friday 15th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Hetherington Elaine Alexandra Greener 55 29/11/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Monday 18th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 19th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 20th October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Thursday 21st October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Friday 22nd October 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Michael Crowe 71 13/04/2017 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 26th October 2021 10:00 Final Marie Porter 63 08/12/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 27th October 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review Ryan David Collier 34 24/10/2020 Turkey Reginald Hooper
Wednesday 27th October 2021 10:30 Final Joseph Graham 74 13/04/2021 Hospital Sunderland Alison Leonard
Thursday 28th October 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review Leanne Haswell 28 07/02/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Monday 8th November 2021 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 9th November 2021 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 10th November 2021 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Thursday 11th November 2021 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Friday 12th November 2021 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 16th November 2021 10:00 Final Stewart John Ward 41 31/07/2021 Sunderland Vicky Ross
Wednesday 17th November 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh June Mawhinney 69 16/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Thursday 18th November 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh June Mawhinney 69 16/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Friday 19th November 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh June Mawhinney 69 16/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 11:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Bailey Ross Reay 13 19/12/2020 Houghton le Spring Neville Dixon
Thursday 25th November 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Alan Burlinson 59 25/06/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Tuesday 30th November 2021 10:00 Final Marc Thomas Dawson 39 27/07/2021 Houghton le Spring Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 1st December 2021 10:00 Final Brendan Eccles 61 27/07/2018 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Thursday 2nd December 2021 10:00 Final Brendan Eccles 61 27/07/2018 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Monday 6th December 2021 10:00 Final Wayne Ian Hylton 39 11/02/2018 Holland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 7th December 2021 10:00 Final Wayne Ian Hylton 39 11/02/2018 Holland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 8th December 2021 10:00 Final Wayne Ian Hylton 39 11/02/2018 Holland Neville Dixon
Thursday 9th December 2021 10:00 Final Wayne Ian Hylton 39 11/02/2018 Holland Neville Dixon
Friday 10th December 2021 10:00 Final Wayne Ian Hylton 39 11/02/2018 Holland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 15th December 2021 14:00 Pre Inquest Review Marjorie Helen Hildreth 73 05/04/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Friday 21st January 2022 09:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Lois Davidson 27 03/10/2020 Washington Jessica Lee