Inquests are heard at HM Coroner's Courts, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland by Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner Derek Winter, unless otherwise stated.

By virtue of section 9C Coroners and Justice Act 2009 some Inquests may be dealt with in writing (i.e. without a hearing in court) unless representations are made by email to coroner@sunderland.gov.uk. no later than midday the day before the date shown in the list.

If you have any queries about listings, please email coroner@sunderland.gov.uk.

Attendance at Sunderland Coroner’s Court is assisted by volunteers from the Coroners' Courts Support Service.  Please visit https://coronerscourtssupportservice.org.uk/ for further information or call 0300 111 2141 for their telephone support service.  

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Hearing Date Time Inquest held Type of Inquest Hearing Name of Deceased Age Date of Death Place of Death Coroner's Officer
Wednesday 13th July 2022 10:30 in Court 2 Opening Tracy Snowdon 61 10/06/2022 Sunderland Lily Hunter
Wednesday 13th July 2022 10:45 in Court 2 Final Stuart Coleman 50 02/02/2022 Sunderland Lily Hunter
Wednesday 13th July 2022 11:30 in Court 2 Final Frederick Todd 84 02/07/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Friday 15th July 2022 10:00 in Court 1 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Gavin Gray 31 28/12/2021 Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 20th July 2022 10:00 in Court 1 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Bailey Ross Reay 13 19/12/2020 Houghton le Spring Neville Dixon
Wednesday 20th July 2022 12:00 in Court 2 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Ronald Maughan 65 16/05/2022 Hospital, Sunderland Lily Hunter
Wednesday 20th July 2022 14:00 in Court 2 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Alfred Cruddas 71 22/09/2021 Houghton le Spring Vicky Ross
Wednesday 20th July 2022 15:30 in Court 2 Final Doreen Steabler 81 years 23/10/2021 Hospital Sunderland Alison Leonard
Thursday 21st July 2022 10:00 in Court 2 Pre Inquest Review Lawrence Malcolm Shaw 69 years 08/02/2022 Sunderland Alison Leonard
Thursday 21st July 2022 10:00 in Court 2 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Barry Oliver 74 15/12/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Thursday 21st July 2022 11:30 in Court 1 Pre Inquest Review Patricia Liddy 91 16/05/2022 Sunderland Lily Hunter
Thursday 21st July 2022 13:30 in Court 2 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Andrew Wallace 50 12/12/2021 Sunderland Jessica Lee
Wednesday 27th July 2022 11:00 in Court 2 Final Jean Adair Buckle 68 years 16/02/2022 Sunderland Alison Leonard
Monday 1st August 2022 10:30 in Court 1 Pre Inquest Review John Paul Hurst 49 years 15/09/2021 Durham Alison Leonard
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 10:30 in Court 2 Final Brenda Duncan 70 years 28/02/2022 Hospital Sunderland Alison Leonard
Thursday 18th August 2022 10:00 in Court 2 Final Daniel Graeme Futers 31 years 05/04/2022 Sunderland Alison Leonard
Thursday 18th August 2022 10:30 in Court 2 Final June Rose Stockdale 85 years 30/03/2022 Hospital Sunderland Alison Leonard
Thursday 25th August 2022 11:00 in Court 2 Final Joseph Dove 39 06/04/2022 Sunderland Lily Hunter
Friday 2nd September 2022 10:00 in Court 2 Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Lois Davidson 27 03/10/2020 Washington Jessica Lee
Wednesday 7th September 2022 10:00 in Court 1 Final Willow Cutter 1 day 10/03/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Thursday 8th September 2022 10:00 in Court 1 Final Willow Cutter 1 day 10/03/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Friday 9th September 2022 10:00 in Court 1 Final Willow Cutter 1 day 10/03/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Vicky Ross
Wednesday 14th September 2022 10:30 in Court 2 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place Karl James McGrath 33 16/05/2022 Washington, Tyne & Wear Vicky Ross
Friday 30th September 2022 10:00 in Court 1 Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh Gemma Elizabeth Zare 35 09/10/2021 Hospital, Sunderland Jessica Lee
Thursday 27th October 2022 10:00 in Court 1 Final John William Henderson 84 25/04/2022 Hospital, Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Thursday 17th November 2022 10:00 in Court 2 Final Blaine David Sam Cecil Hammond 22 03/12/2022 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Thursday 17th November 2022 11:00 in Court 1 Final Raymond Evans 75 21/06/2022 Sunderland Andrew Weighill
Monday 28th November 2022 11:00 in Court 2 Opening Joshua Higham 27 years 09/06/2022 Greece Alison Leonard