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.

The Coroner's Court is an open court and members of the public (including members of the press) are entitled to attend should they wish.  We ask all visitors to be sensitive to the needs of the bereaved family.


Timetable issue date -  9 April 2020

10am

Alison Ruth Rigg  Age 48  from Barrow-in-Furness 

Date of death:  11 November 2019   Place of death:  Barrow-in-Furness 

Estimated 90 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


11.30am

Kasey Browne  Age 30  from Barrow-in-Furness 

Date of death:  2 June 2019   Place of death:  Barrow-in-Furness 

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


2pm

William Irving  Age 90  from Carlisle

Date of death:  9 November 2019   Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


3pm

Simon Winder  Age 48  from Sedbergh

Date of death:  18 October 2019   Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am

Darren Thompson  Age 47  from Penrith

Date of death:  31 May 2019   Place of death:  Penrith

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


11am

Benjamin Oakley  Age 34  from Shrewsbury

Date of death:  7 January 2019   Place of death:  M6 Northbound (between J36 & J37)

Estimated 90 mins

Coroner:  Dr Nicolas Shaw


1.30pm

Michael John Tracey  Age 23  from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  14 September 2019   Place of death:  Preston

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicolas Shaw


3pm

John Wiseman  Age 57  from Durham

Date of death:  15 November 2019   Place of death:  Durham

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicolas Shaw

1pm

Valerie Rickerby  Age 95  from Thursby

Date of death:  8 March 2020   Place of death:  Thursby

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


1.15pm

Gerald Stordy  Age 82  from Carlisle

Date of death:  5 November 2019   Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 45 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


2pm

Helen Wilson  Age 96  from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  10 March 2020   Place of death:  Barrow-in-Furness

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


2.15pm

Winifred Blunsdon  Age 107  from Penrith

Date of death:  14 March 2020   Place of death:  Penrith

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


2.30pm

Leslie Southam  Age 73  from Egremont

Date of death:  14 March 2020   Place of death:  Egremont

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


2.45pm

Elsie Corrie  Age 79  from Penrith

Date of death:  18 March 2020   Place of death:  Penrith

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


3pm

Desmond Dawson  Age 98  from Kendal

Date of death:  17 March 2020   Place of death:  Kendal

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


3.45pm

John Wright  Age 87  from Maryport

Date of death:  3 April 2020    Place of death:  Maryport

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal


10am

Diana Dagyte  Age 42  from Carlisle

Date of death:  13 October 2019   Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  TBC


11am

Nicholas James Moody  Age 51  from Carlisle

Date of death:  25 October 2019   Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  TBC


12pm

Steven Coward  Age 60  from Carlisle

Date of death:  20 October 2019   Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  TBC

10am

James Greenwood  Age 61  from Market Drayton  

Date of death:  7 April 2018    Place of death:  Keswick

Estimated 7 hours

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal

12pm

Kenneth Stephen Mann  Age 68  from Millom

Date of death:  9 December 2019    Place of death:  Millom

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am

Allan Arthur Watt  Age 61  from Brampton  

Date of death:  20 September 2019    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 2 hours

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw

10am

Samuel Coulter  Age 91  from Whitehaven

Date of death:  3 October 2018    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 6 hours

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal

Kally Cheema (HM Senior Coroner for Cumbria)  

Issued -  9 April 2020

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


22 April 2020 - Inquests to be opened by Dr Nicholas Shaw - HM Assistant Coroner


Dean Higgins - Late of Carlisle

Date of death:  22 December 2019

Date of birth:  10 March 1983

Inquest adjourned to 3 August 2020


Angela Rodgers - Late of Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  11 December 2019

Date of birth:  24 June 1980

Inquest adjourned to 7 July 2020


Adam Hussain Ali Del Pozo - Late of Carlisle

Date of death:  14 December 2019

Date of birth:  18 August 1986

Inquest adjourned to 3 July 2020


Steven Morrey - Late of Aspatria

Date of death:  27 March 2020

Date of birth:  21 July 1960

Inquest adjourned to 8 September 2020


Michael James Southam - Late of Whitehaven

Date of death:  23 December 2019

Date of birth:  9 May 1980

Inquest adjourned to 13 July 2020


28 April 2020 - Inquests to be opened by Kirsty Gomesal - HM Area Coroner


Emma Beth Goulding - Late of Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  5 April 2020

Date of birth:  24 July 1995

Inquest adjourned to 11 September 2020