HM Coroner`s Service - Inquest Timetable and Diary

The inquests shown below are those  listed for hearing in the next month.  Major inquests that are arranged well in advance are also shown.

It is possible that if an inquest is listed at very short notice, it may not appear in the list below.  If you are concerned that an inquest for a relative of yours does not appear, you are welcome to contact the Coroner's office.

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INQUEST TIMETABLE

Kally Cheema (HM Senior Coroner for Cumbria)

Issued - 20th March 2019




Wednesday 20th March 2019

 

10.00am       Andrew McNicol              from Barrow-in-Furness                   Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 83

 

Date of death: 19th October 2018           place of death: Furness General Hospital

 

Coroner: Margaret Taylor

 

Venue: Barrow Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow


 

Wednesday 20th March 2019


11.00am       Ian Robert Shepherd        from Grange over Sands                   Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 62

 

Date of death: 15th October 2018           place of death: Grange over Sands


Coroner: Paul O'Donnell

 

Venue: Barrow Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow


 

Wednesday 20th March 2019


1.00pm         Patricia Haworth             from Dalton-in-Furness                    Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 83

 

Date of death: 18th October 2018           Place of death: Furness General Hospital

 

Coroner: Margaret Taylor

 

Venue: Barrow Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow



Thursday 21st March 2019


10.00am       Peter Edmund Telfer        from Penrith                                     Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 73

 

Date of death: 25th August 2018             place of death: Penrith

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: County Hall, Busher Walk, Kendal


 

Thursday 21st March 2019


11.00am    Treasure Inquest              found in East Cumbria                      Estimated 15 minutes


Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: County Hall, Busher Walk, Kendal



Wednesday 27th March 2019


1.30pm         Jon Gregory McAvoy      from Maryport                                  Estimated 3 hours

                     Age: 47

 

Date of death: 15th March 2018              place of death: Carlisle

 

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth


 

Wednesday 27th March 2019


10.00am       Raymond Trotter             from Carlisle                                     Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 62

 

Date of death: 30th March 2018              place of death: Cumberland Infirmary

 

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth


 

Thursday 28th March 2019


10.00am       Kathryn Workman           from High Seaton, Workington         Estimated 1 day

                     Age: 70

 

Date of death: 24th October 2017           place of death: West Cumberland Hospital

 

                                                               AND


                       William Nixon Reid          from High Seaton, Workington

                     Age: 67

 

Date of death: 22nd October 2017         place of death: High Seaton, Workington

 

Coroner: Simon Ward

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth


 

Wednesday 3rd April 2019


10.00am       Alan Johnsen                    from Stainburn, Workington             Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 62

 

Date of death: 28th October 2018           place of death: West Cumberland Hospital

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



Wednesday 3rd April 2019


11.00am       Mary Berwick                  from Aspatria                                   Estimated 30 mins

                     Age: 83

 

Date of death: 20th February 2019          place of death: Aspatria

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal


Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



 

Wednesday 3rd April 2019


11.30am       Olive Rushton                   from Ambleside                                Estimated 30 mins

                     Age: 97

 

Date of death: 9th March 2019                place of death: Ambleside

 

Coroner : Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



 

Thursday 4th April 2019


9.00am         John Riley                         from Longtown, Carlisle                   Estimated 30 mins

                     Age: 71


Date of death: 3rd November 2018         place of death: Cumberland Infirmary


Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Cumbia House, Carlisle



Thursday 4th April 2019


10.00am       Hugh York McMahon            from Carlisle                                     Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 48

 

Date of death: 7th September 2018         place of death: Carlisle

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Cumbia House, Carlisle


 

Thursday 4th April 2019


11.00am       Gordon Anthony Foden   from Friockheim, Arbroath,              Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 57                              Angus, Scotland

 

Date of death: 5th October 2018             place of death: Carlisle

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal


Venue: Cumbia House, Carlisle



Friday 5th April 2019


12.00pm       Treasure Inquest              found in South Cumbria                   Estimated 20 minutes


Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw


Venue: Barrow Town Hall, Barrow



Friday 5th April 2019


12.30pm       Treasure Inquest              found in South Cumbria                   Estimated 20 minutes

 

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

 

Venue: Barrow Town Hall, Barrow



Monday 8th April 2019


10.00am       Clive Duke                        from Keswick                                   Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 78

 

Date of death: 22nd November 2018       place of death: Keswick Community Hospital


Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth


 

Monday 8th April 2019


10.00am       Darren Michael Johnson  from Morecambe                                          Estimated 5 days

                     Age: 45

 

Date of death: 20th January 2018            place of death: Haverigg

 

Coroner: Kally Cheema

 

Venue: Cumbria House, Carlisle


 

Wednesday 10th April 2019


10.00am       Shaun Pollock      from Barrow-in-Furness                   Estimated 1 ½ hours

                     Age: 36

 

Date of death: 2nd April 2018                 place of death: Barrow-in-Furness

 

Coroner: Robert Chapman

 

Venue: Barrow Town Hall, Barrow


 

Friday 12th April 2019


1.30pm         Christopher Andrew from Carnforth                                 Estimated 1 hour

                     Fearnley

                     Age: 57


Date of death: 15th May 2018                 place of death: Royal Lancaster Infirmary

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: County Hall, Busher Walk, Kendal


 

Monday 15th April 2019


10.00am       Gavin Caddick                  from Blackpool  Estimated 7 days (15-18

                     Age: 33                                                                                 April, 23, 24 and 26th April 2019)

 

Date of death: 13th December 2017        place of death: Haverigg


Coroner: Kally Cheema

 

Venue: Cumbria House, Carlisle



Wednesday 17th April 2019


1.00pm         Sheila Wolstenholme        from Harrington                                Estimaed 30 mins

                     Age: 79

 

Date of death: 1st March 2019                place of death: Harrington

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth


 

Thursday 25th April 2019


10.30am       Zita Marianne Mccracken from Barrow-in-Furness                 Estimated 1 day

                     Finley Johnstone                                          

                     Age: 49


Date of death: 25th June 2017                 place of death: Barrow-in-Furness

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



Tuesday 30th April 2019


10.00am       Peter Strong                     from Dalston                                    Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 86

 

Date of death: 22nd November 2018       place of death: Cumberland Infirmary

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Coroner: Cumbria House, Carlisle


 

Tuesday 30th April 2019


11.30am       Thomas Hoodless             from Carlisle                                     Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 61

 

Date of death: 7th November 2018         place of death: Carlisle


Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



Tuesday 30th April 2019


1.30pm         James Henderson Heath  from Brampton                                 Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 38


Date of death: 16th November 2018       place of death: Brampton


Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal


Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



Tuesday 7th May 2019


10.30am       Michael Thomas from Carlisle                                     Estimated 1 ½ hours

                     McKenzie

                     Age: 32

 

Date of death: 18th August 2018             place of death: Carlisle

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Coroner: Cumbria House, Carlisle


 

Thursday 9th May 2019


1.00pm         Stuart Harper                   from Whitehaven                                          Estimated 2 hours

                     Age: 47

 

Date of death: 5th December 2018          place of death: Whitehaven

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



Monday 13th May 2019


10.00am       Rebecca Alice Quail         from Penrith                                     Estimated 5 days

                     Age: 25

 

Date of death: 15th March 2017              place of death: A6 Road, Shap

 

Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal

 

Venue: County Hall, Busher Walk, Kendal


 

Wednesday 22nd May 2019


1.00pm         John Alexander Bryden   from Keswick                                   Estimated 2 hours

                     Age: 53

 

Date of death: 16th May 2018                 place of death: A66 Road, Keswick

 

Coroner: Kally Cheema

 

Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth



Friday 7th June 2019


11.00am       Jane Hignett                     from Millom                                     Estimated 1 hour

                     Age: 62


Date of death: 5th January 2019              place of death: Millom


Coroner: Kirsty Gomersal


Venue: Coroners Court, Cockermouth






INQUEST OPENINGS 

Kally Cheema (HM Senior Coroner for Cumbria)

Issued - 20th March 2019


The below Inquests will be opened at 9.00am at the below date(s) at the Coroner's Court, Fairfield, Station Road, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9PT



Brian Smith


Date: 26th March 2019


Inquest to be opened by Kally Cheema - HM Senior Coroner


Late of Seaton, Workington


Date of death: 28th February 2019 at Seaton, Workington


Date of birth: 28th January 1963


Inquest adjourned to the 26th July 2019


 

Christopher McLaughlan


Date: 26th March 2019


Inquest to be opened by Kally Cheema - HM Senior Coroner


Late of Kendal

 

Date of death: 21st December 2018 at Kendal

 

Date of birth: 17th August 1944

 

Inquest adjourned to the 28th May 2019




Nigel Eccles


Date: 26th March 2019


Inquest to be opened by Kally Cheema - HM Senior Coroner


Late of Askham, Penrith


Date of death: 10th March 2019 at Cumberland Infirmary


Date of birth: 21st March 1955


Inquest adjourned to the 6th August 2019


 

George Walker


Date: 3rd April 2019


Inquest to be opened by Kally Cheema - HM Senior Coroner


Late of Whitehaven

 

Date of death: 26th February 2019 at Whitehaven

 

Date of birth: 22nd August 1935

 

Inquest adjourned to the 15th July 2019


 

Darrell Pattison


Date: 3rd April 2019


Inquest to be opened by Kally Cheema - HM Senior Coroner


Late of Egremont

 

Date of death: 16th March 2019 at Egremont

 

Date of birth: 30th June 1997

 

Inquest adjourned to the 22nd August 2019



Olwen Bradbury


Date: 10th April 2019


Inquest to be opened by Kally Cheema - HM Senior Coroner


Late of Workington


Date of death: 15th March 2019 at Workington 2019


Date of birth: 4th April 1938


Inquest adjourned to the 2nd July 2019