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Coroners and inquests

The Coroner’s Office in Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire is continuing to operate as normal although staff are now working from home in line with Government guidance with regard to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The Coroner’s office team are endeavoring to list inquests where it is possible to do so subject to the national guidelines around the pandemic.  All inquest hearings will be published on this site.  The court will continue to operate every day until further notice.  We will open inquests on Monday of each week. Please be aware that we will deal with certain fast track inquests to ensure the deceased can be released in a timely fashion as appropriate.  If you have an interest in a particular inquest please email your contact details along with the details of the deceased to and my team will arrange to notify you when a hearing is listed.
We would appreciate your understanding and co-operation at this time.
Inquest Date Time Name of deceased Age Date of death Place of death Hearing type
Monday 13 September 10:00am Alfred Clement Whieldon 81 22/08/2021 Stoke-on-Trent Open
10:00am Derek Whieldon 90 25/07/2021 Stoke-on-Trent Final
10:00am Sharlotte Sky Naglis 6 19/06/2021 Stoke-on-Trent Final
1:00pm Alan Marsh 75 24/07/2021 Royal Stoke University Hospital Final
2:00pm Anne Sylvia Makeig-Jones 86 20/07/2021 Royal Stoke University Hospital Final
Tuesday 14 September 10:00am Shaun Joseph Quersehi 52 12/08/2021 Stoke-on-Trent Open
10:00am  John Victor Griffiths 79 03/12/2020 Crewe Final
2:00pm Kelvin James Gould 55 11/03/2021 Royal Stoke University Hospital Final
Wednesday 15 September NO INQUESTS
Thursday 16 September 10:00am Beryl Mary Hubbert 85 20/08/2021 Newcastle-under-Lyme Open
10:00am Janetta Tatler 65 16/01/2021 Stoke-on-Trent Final
Friday 17 September 10:00am Kieron Bailey 61 17/08/2021 Royal Stoke University Hospital Open
10:00am John Paul Rizza 40 21/08/2021 Stoke-on-Trent Open
11:00am David Emery 35 27/06/2021 Newcastle-under-Lyme Final
12:15pm Winston Burns 83 24/05/2021 Royal Stoke University Hospital Final