Inquest diary - Cumbria Coroners Court

A list of upcoming inquests to be held in HM Coroners Area of Cumbria.

Please note that unless stated otherwise all inquests will be held at:

HM Coroners Office & Inquest Court
Fairfield
Station Road
Cockermouth
CA13 9PT

Inquest timetable (Last updated 19/06/24)

Friday 21st June 2024

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

3.00pm - Conclusion

James Reginald Capstick Age 83  from Lancashire

Date of Death: 1 October 2022  Place of Death: Lancashire

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

Tuesday 25th June 2024

Coroner: Mr Robert Cohen

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

10.00am

William Craig Paterson Age 83  from Caldbeck 

Date of Death: 16 March 2024  Place of Death: Carlisle

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

11.00am

Charles Birse Age 62  from Carlisle

Date of Death: 2 September 2023  Place of Death: Guardsmill 

Estimate: 2 Hours

 

2.00pm

Christopher Thwaites Age 52  from Keswick

Date of Death: 16 March 2024  Place of Death: Keswick 

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

4.00pm

David Geoffrey Ronald Hales Age 89  from Kendal

Date of Death: 10 May 2024  Place of Death: Kendal

Estimate: 15 Minutes

 

4.15pm

Sarah Tanner Age 86  from Millom

Date of Death: 1 May 2024  Place of Death: Preston

Estimate: 15 Minutes

Thursday 27th June 2024

Coroner: Mr Craig Smith

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

9.30am

Treasure Inquest - 2023 T351 Post Medieval Coin Hoard

Date Found: 26 March 2023   Location Found: Langwathby 

 

10.00am

David Howsden  Age 47  from Surrey

Date of Death: 11 January 2024  Place of Death: Armathwaite

Estimate: 1 hour

 

11.00am

Amanda Hutchison  Age 51  from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of Death: 2 March 2024  Place of Death: Barrow-in-Furness

Estimate: 1 hour

 

12.00pm

Kenneth Gibson  Age 75  from Penrith

Date of Death: 29 January 2024  Place of Death: Carlisle

Estimate: 1 hour

 

Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

12.00pm

Colin Mathew Cambray Age 55  from Millom

Date of Death: 19 January 2024  Place of Death: Barrow-in-Furness

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

4.30pm

Treasure Inquest - 2023 T352 Ornate Silver Buckle

Date Found: 22 November 2022  Location Found: Penrith

 

Thursday 4th July 2024

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

10.00am

Jean Cowan Barbour Age 79  from Dumfriesshire

Date of Death: 6 February 2024  Place of Death: Carlisle 

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

11.00am

Christopher Conkey Age 80  from Carlisle

Date of Death: 11 March 2024  Place of Death: Whitehaven

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

12.00pm

John Francis Taylor Age 87  from Kendal

Date of Death: 10 February 2024  Place of Death: Preston

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

2.00pm

Michael Huggon Age 75  from Carlisle

Date of Death: 7 February 2024  Place of Death: Carlisle

Estimate: 2 Hours

Tuesday 9th July 2024

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

10.00am

Nancy Rogers Age 75  from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of Death: 19 November 2023  Place of Death: Barrow-in-Furness 

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

12.00pm

Richard Armstrong  Age 82  from Workington

Date of Death: 1 December 2023  Place of Death: Workington

Estimate: 1 hour

 

3.00pm

Eleanor Hodgson Age 70  from Maryport

Date of Death: 26 November 2023  Place of Death: Witehaven

Estimate: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

 

Not Before 4.30pm

Doreen Shires Age 98  from Ulverston

Date of Death: 24 May 2024  Place of Death: Ulverston 

Estimate: 15 minutes

 

Not Before 4.30pm

Irene Jamieson Blundell Age 102  from Ulverston

Date of Death: 24 May 2024  Place of Death: Ulverston 

Estimate: 15 minutes

 

Thursday 11th July 2024

Coroner: Dr Nicholas Shaw

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

10.00am

Ian Harper Age 63  from Carlisle

Date of Death: 1 September 2022  Place of Death: Carlisle

Estimate: 3 Hours

 

2.00pm

Ethel Ivinson Age 84  from Carlisle

Date of Death: 20 September 2023  Place of Death: Carlisle

Estimate: 2 Hours

 

Monday 15th July 2024

Coroner: Ms Kirsty Gomersal

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

10.00am

Paul Sibson Age 48  from Natland, Kendal

Date of Death: 26 June 2023  Place of Death: Oxenholme 

Estimate: 7 Hours

 

Wednesday 17th July 2024

Coroner: Ms Kirsty Gomersal

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

10.00am

Valerie Huber Age 77  from Whitehaven

Date of Death: 14 March 2023  Place of Death: Whitehaven 

Estimate: 7 Hours

 

Thursday 18th July 2024

Coroner: Mr Robert Cohen

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

10.00am

Paula Wick Age 58  from Sunderland

Date of Death: 14 December 2023  Place of Death: Carlisle

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

11.00am

Treasure Inquest - 2023 T750 Gold Ribbon  

Date of Find: 5 August 2023  Location of find: Dean, Workington

Estimate: 30 Minutes

 

11.30am

Treasure Inquest - 2024 T287 Bronze Age Copper Alloy Hoard

Date of Find: 28 February 2024  Location of find: Westnewton

Estimate: 30 Minutes

 

2.00pm

Treasure Inquest - 2024 T561 Silver Coins

Date of Find: 28 March 2024  Location of find: Orton

Estimate: 30 Minutes

 

14.30pm

Daniel Hayfield Age 37  from Workington

Date of Death: 8 February 2022  Place of Death: Workington

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

16.00pm

Joan Gilman Age 90  from Brampton

Date of Death: 30 May 2024  Place of Death: Brampton

Estimate: 30 Minutes

 

16.30pm

Wada Anna Bock Age 84  from Brampton

Date of Death: 10 June 2024  Place of Death: Brampton

Estimate: 30 Minutes

Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Coroner: Ms Margaret Taylor

Location: The Coroner's Court, Cockermouth

 

11.00am

Carol Ann Hayton Age 77  from Workington

Date of Death: 15 April 2024  Place of Death: Carlisle 

Estimate: 1 Hour

 

16.00pm

John Thompson Age 83  from Carlisle

Date of Death: 16 June 2024  Place of Death: Warwick-on-Eden

Estimate: 30 Minutes

 

Inquest Openings

Tuesday 25 June 2024 - Inquests to be opened by Mr Robert Cohen

 

William Alfie Jonathon Simpson -  Age 19 from Ulverston

Date of death: 2 June 2024   Place of death: Ulverston

 

Albert Mensah -  Age 36 from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death: 9 June 2024   Place of death: Barrow-in-Furness

 

Allen Thompson -  Age 84 from Keswick

Date of death: 11 June 2024   Place of death: Keswick

 

Doris Simpson -  Age 89 from Whitehaven

Date of death: 8 June 2024   Place of death: Carlisle

 

Fabian Walch -  Age 31 from Germany

Date of death: 2 June 2024   Place of death: Buttermere

 

Nigel Redshaw -  Age 55 from Cheshire

Date of death: 5 June 2024   Place of death: Silverdale

 

Tuesday 2 July 2024 - Inquests to be opened by Dr Nicholas Shaw

 

Graham Bruce -  Age 89 from Carlisle

Date of death: 14 June 2024   Place of death: Carlisle

 

Mark Robert Mawson -  Age 43 from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death: 9 May 2024   Place of death: Barrow-in-Furness

 

Benedict Gibson -  Age 35 from Workington

Date of death: Around 31 March 2023   Place of death: Around Ennerdale Water, Ennerdale

Inquests in Writing

Kyle Dale Martin -  Age 33  from Barrow-in-Furness

Date of death: 16 November 2023   Place of death: Barrow-in-Furness

 

Adrian John Shaw -  Age 54  from Singapore

Date of death: 7 May 2022   Place of death: Singapore