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
Thursday 28th October 2021 09:00 Final Marc Thomas Dawson 39 27/07/2021 Houghton le Spring Andrew Weighill
Thursday 28th October 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review Leanne Haswell 28 07/02/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Monday 1st November 2021 10:00 Final Gary Ellis Fleming 42 05/03/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Monday 1st November 2021 10:30 Final Mark Anthony Johnston 18 03/10/2020 Washington, Tyne & Wear Vicky Ross
Monday 1st November 2021 11:00 Opening Samara Greenshields 46 years 23/10/2021 Sunderland Alison Leonard
Monday 1st November 2021 11:30 Final Tom Wardell 78 years 25/10/2021 Hospital Sunderland Alison Leonard
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
Tuesday 14th December 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Margaret Kilburn 91 24/03/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 15th December 2021 14:00 Pre Inquest Review Marjorie Helen Hildreth 73 05/04/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 12th January 2022 10:30 Final Alfred Cruddas 71 22/09/2021 Houghton le Spring Vicky Ross
Tuesday 18th January 2022 11:00 Pre Inquest Review Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Sunderland Neville Dixon
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
Tuesday 22nd February 2022 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh James Bald 83 30/04/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Wednesday 23rd February 2022 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh James Bald 83 30/04/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 28th February 2022 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Tuesday 1st March 2022 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Wednesday 2nd March 2022 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Thursday 3rd March 2022 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon
Friday 4th March 2022 10:00 Final Joan Hoggett 62 05/09/2018 Hospital, Sunderland Neville Dixon