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
Monday 30th November 2020 09:30 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Margaret Baines 85 17/11/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 30th November 2020 12:30 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Stephen Collins 41 14/09/2020 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 30th November 2020 14:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh David Steel 50 28/07/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Wednesday 2nd December 2020 10:00 Final Anthony Anderson 53 29/08/2020 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 2nd December 2020 11:00 Final Joseph Bartley 83 15/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Thursday 3rd December 2020 10:00 Final Elizabeth Elliott 80 02/09/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 8th December 2020 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 9th December 2020 10:00 Final Edward Mallaby 88 09/06/1920 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Thursday 10th December 2020 10:00 Final Ronnie Forrest 77 23/05/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Monday 14th December 2020 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Beryl Gardiner 83 11/11/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Tuesday 15th December 2020 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Roland William Robson 74 01/11/2019 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Tuesday 15th December 2020 14:30 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Steven Thomas Thompson 55 05/10/2020 Houghton le Spring Vicky Ross
Wednesday 16th December 2020 10:00 Final Ian George Davie 63 24/08/2020 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 5th January 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Finnuala Patricia Ryan 14 06/03/2020 Windermere, Cumbria Andrew Weighill
Tuesday 5th January 2021 13:00 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
Monday 11th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Melissa Dominique Lee (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 26 18/03/2016 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 12th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Melissa Dominique Lee (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 26 18/03/2016 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 13th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Melissa Dominique Lee (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 26 18/03/2016 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Thursday 14th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Melissa Dominique Lee (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 26 18/03/2016 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Friday 15th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Melissa Dominique Lee (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 26 18/03/2016 Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 19th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Keaton Shawn Burton (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 19 24/06/2019 Sunderland Vicky Ross
Wednesday 20th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Keaton Shawn Burton (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 19 24/06/2019 Sunderland Vicky Ross
Thursday 21st January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Keaton Shawn Burton (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 19 24/06/2019 Sunderland Vicky Ross
Friday 22nd January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Keaton Shawn Burton (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 19 24/06/2019 Sunderland Vicky Ross
Tuesday 26th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Richard Gray Jordan 33 04/08/2019 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 27th January 2021 10:00 Final Tom Dixon 30 01/11/2020 Washington, Tyne & Wear Vicky Ross
Thursday 28th January 2021 10:00 Final Terri Elizabeth Aslett 35 09/10/2020 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 1st February 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Joan Taylor 65 17/02/2020 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 1st February 2021 13:30 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 23rd February 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
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
Monday 15th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Tuesday 16th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 17th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Thursday 18th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Friday 19th March 2021 10:00 Final Sheldon Gary Farnell (INQUEST TO BE HEARD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER) 4 26/11/2018 Hospital, Sunderland 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