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 18th January 2021 10:00 Opening Kelly Connolly 47 06/01/2021 Sunderland Alison Leonard
Monday 18th January 2021 10:15 Final Julie Ann Parkinson 47 04/10/2020 Washington, Tyne & Wear Vicky Ross
Monday 18th January 2021 10:30 Final Patrick Barraclough 84 06/10/2020 Sunderland Vicky Ross
Monday 18th January 2021 11:00 Final David Garvey 51 13/10/2020 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 18th January 2021 11:30 Final Marissa Young 51 01/10/2020 Houghton le Spring Neville Dixon
Tuesday 19th January 2021 10:00 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Keaton Shawn Burton 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 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 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 19 24/06/2019 Sunderland Vicky Ross
Monday 25th January 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Andrew Tweddle Ramsay Ewan Urquhart 33 18/04/2020 London Andrew Weighill
Thursday 28th January 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review Richard Burgess 79 30/11/2018 Care Home, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Thursday 28th January 2021 12:00 Pre Inquest Review Richard Gray Jordan 33 04/08/2019 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Thursday 28th January 2021 13:00 Final Tom Dixon 30 01/11/2020 Washington, Tyne & Wear Vicky Ross
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
Monday 8th February 2021 10:00 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place George Frederick Martin 65 13/06/2020 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Tuesday 9th February 2021 10:00 Opening – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place John Anthony Summers 45 28/02/2020 Sunderland Reginald Hooper
Tuesday 9th February 2021 10:00 Opening – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place John Anthony Summers 45 28/02/2020 Sunderland Reginald Hooper
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
Monday 8th March 2021 10:00 Final - 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 09:30 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 09:30 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 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
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
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