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 last updated -  9 July 2020

10am

Graham Stephen Birkett  Age 45  from Penrith

Date of death:  19 October 2019    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Simon Ward


11am

Arthur Wilson  Age 86  from Grange-Over-Sands

Date of death:  22 February 2020    Place of death:  Cartmel

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Simon Ward


12pm

John Carney  Age 38  from Carlisle

Date of death:  14 November 2019    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Simon Ward


2pm

Bernadette Ruddick  Age 55  from Carlisle

Date of death:  23 December 2019    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Simon Ward


3pm

John O'Neil  Age 57  from Carlisle

Date of death:  1 January 2020    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Simon Ward



10am

Michael Arthur Orland Hallett  Age 61  from Bardsea, Nr Ulverston

Date of death:  17 May 2019    Place of death:  Bardsea, Nr Ulverston

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kally Cheema


11am

Ian Telfer  Age 48  from Carlisle

Date of death:  5 April 2020    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kally Cheema


12pm

Mary Wilkinson  Age 90  from Carlisle

Date of death:  18 April 2020    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kally Cheema


2pm

Michael James Southam  Age 39  from Whitehaven

Date of death:  23 December 2019    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kally Cheema


10am

Paul Carr  Age 55  from Flimby

Date of death:  9 February 2020    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


11am

Lorraine Briscoe  Age 59  from Workington

Date of death:  26 November 2019    Place of death:  Workington

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


12pm

Nicola Wilkinson  Age 46  from Carlisle

Date of death:  27 February 2020    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


2pm

Samuel McKittrick  Age 78  from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  17 April 2020    Place of death:  Barrow-in-Furness

Estimated 30 mins

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


2.30pm

Winifred Tunstall Bell  Age 86  from Cockermouth

Date of death:  31 January 2020    Place of death:  Cockermouth

Estimated 90 mins

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw




10am

Mary Raper  Age 86  from Kirkby Lonsdale

Date of death:  4 January 2020    Place of death:  Lancaster

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


11am

Ethna Trimble  Age 73  from Dalston

Date of death:  15 April 2020    Place of death:  Dalston

Estimated 30 mins

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


11.30am

Peter Wakefield  Age 76  from Penrith

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

Estimated 90 mins

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


2pm

Iain Edward Wesley Jolly  Age 70  from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  6 November 2019    Place of death:  Barrow-in-Furness

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw


10am

Peter Cueto  Age 59  from Maryport

Date of death:  19 November 2019    Place of death:  Maryport

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Craig Smith


11am

Sarah Jane Muir  Age 50  from Broughton Moor

Date of death:  18 October 2019    Place of death:  Broughton Moor

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Craig Smith


12pm

Judith Anne Graham  Age 77 from Dalston

Date of death:  3 March 2020    Place of death:  Dalston

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Craig Smith


2pm

Brett Carruthers  Age 39 from Workington

Date of death:  25 December 2019    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Mr Craig Smith


3pm

Christopher Stirling  Age 37 from Ambleside

Date of death:  29 April 2019    Place of death:  Lancaster

Estimated 2 hours

Coroner:  Mr Craig Smith



12pm

Lesley Telfer Age 90  from Carlisle

Date of death:  2 July 2020    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  TBC


10am

Craig Grayson  Age 33  from Carlisle

Date of death:  2 January 2020    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kally Cheema


11am

Dean Higgins  Age 36  from Carlisle

Date of death:  22 December 2019    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 1 hour

Coroner:  Ms Kally Cheema


12.15pm

Sheila Hutchinson  Age 80  from Broughton-in-Furness

Date of death:  4 July 2020    Place of death:  Broughton-in-Furness

Estimated 15 mins

Coroner:  Ms Kally Cheema

10am

Lisa Marie Kelly  Age 38  from Cleator Moor

Date of death:  24 August 2018    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 6 hours

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am 

(DAY ONE)

Samuel Coulter  Age 91  from Whitehaven

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

Estimated 5 hours

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am 

(DAY TWO)

Samuel Coulter  Age 91  from Whitehaven

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

Estimated 5 hours

Coroner:  Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am

Michael Robson  Age 49  from Harraby

Date of death:  16 October 2019    Place of death:  Carlisle

Estimated 2 hours 30 mins

Coroner:  Dr Nicholas Shaw

10am

Day 1

Andrea Cockbain  Age 35  from Whitehaven

Date of death:  18 March 2018    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 6 hours

Coroner: Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am

Day 2

Andrea Cockbain  Age 35  from Whitehaven

Date of death:  18 March 2018    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 6 hours

Coroner: Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am

Day 3

Andrea Cockbain  Age 35  from Whitehaven

Date of death:  18 March 2018    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 6 hours

Coroner: Ms Kirsty Gomersal

10am

Day 4

Andrea Cockbain  Age 35  from Whitehaven

Date of death:  18 March 2018    Place of death:  Whitehaven

Estimated 6 hours

Coroner: Ms Kirsty Gomersal

Last Updated - 9 JULY 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 


13 July 2020 - Inquests to be opened by Ms Kally Cheema - HM Senior Coroner


Andrew Hargreaves - Late of Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  30 June 2020

Date of birth:  21 November 1961

Inquest adjourned to 30 November 2020


Paula Charnley - Late of Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  27 February 2020

Date of birth:  14 August 1979

Inquest adjourned to 30 November 2020


Craig Lofthouse - Late of Workington

Date of death:  31 March 2020

Date of birth:  21 May 1984

Inquest adjourned to 6 November 2020


Sean McDonald - Late of Cockermouth

Date of death:  1 May 2020

Date of birth:  9 May 1972

Inquest adjourned to 6 November 2020


21 July 2020 - Inquests to be opened by Dr Nicholas Shaw - HM Assistant Coroner


Jake Nichol - Late of Silloth

Date of death:  3 July 2020

Date of birth:  25 March 1999

Inquest adjourned to 30 November 2020


John Stewart - Late of Carlisle

Date of death:  19 June 2020

Date of birth:  19 September 1936

Inquest adjourned to 15 September 2020


Billy Storey - Late of Workington

Date of death:  22 April 2020

Date of birth:  4 January 1979

Inquest adjourned to 2 October 2020


John Treble - Late of Frizington

Date of death:  7 July 2020

Date of birth:  21 February 1948

Inquest adjourned to 5 October 2020


Jeffrey West - Late of Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death:  3 July 2020

Date of birth:  24 September 1942

Inquest adjourned to 5 October 2020


James Sibbett - Late of Carlisle

Date of death:  30 April 2020

Date of birth:  16 October 1998

Inquest adjourned to 22 October 2020


Ian Lyttleton - Late of Maryport

Date of death:  1 July 2020

Date of birth:  1 October 1937

Inquest adjourned to 8 December 2020


23 July 2020 - Inquests to be opened by Mr Craig Smith - HM Assistant Coroner


John Macaulay - Late of Frizington

Date of death:  7 July 2020

Date of birth:  20 April 1961

Inquest adjourned to 8 December 2020


Lisa Bateman - Late of Cleator Moor

Date of death:  7 July 2020

Date of birth:  4 August 1985

Inquest adjourned to 8 December 2020


Betty Fairbank - Late of Keswick

Date of death:  8 July 2020

Date of birth:  24 September 1923

Inquest adjourned to 8 December 2020