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List of inquests

A list of the inquests scheduled for hearing in the Oxford Coroner's Court.

The Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court is open to members of the press and public. Please see the inquest list below for exact sitting times. If attending a particular case, please aim to arrive no later than 15 minutes before the stated start time.

Any member of the public or press who wishes to be considered for remote attendance at an inquest or inquest opening (this is facilitated using Microsoft Teams) should make a written request to the Coroner’s Office at coroners.oxfordshire@oxfordshire.gov.uk giving at least 24 hours notice, where possible.

If a member of the public or press requires further information about inquest cases, the Coroner will consider providing information on request. Any requests should be submitted, in writing, to coroners.oxfordshire@oxfordshire.gov.uk  

All hearings (unless otherwise stated) are held at Oxford Coroner's Court, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND.

Wednesday 29 March

Inquests to open 12pm - Out of Court

  • 12pm Callum Ferguson, aged 60, from Wantage, died 17/03/2023 in JRH
  • 12.05pm David Mobbs, aged 87, from Didcot, died 17/03/2023 in Sobell House Hospice
  • 12.10pm Shannon Owen, aged 22, from Reading, died 11/03/2023 in Whitchurch-on-Thames
  • 12.15pm Kenneth Lynes, aged 89, from Banbury, died 12/03/2023 in JRH
  • 12.20pm Jane McClory, aged 69, from Oxford, died 13/03/2023 in Oxford
  • 12.25pm Bernard Smith, aged 85, from Kidlington, died 22/01/2023 in Kidlington
  • 12.30pm Sylvia Sale, aged 89, from Witney, died 22/03/2023 in JRH
  • 12.35pm Lee Walker, aged 35, from Oxford, died 13/03/2023 in Oxford
  • 12.40pm Michail Androsiuk, aged 59, from Didcot, 11/12/2022 in Didcot 
  • 12:45pm Edward Camps, aged 86, from Witney, died 20/03/2023 in Witney 
  • 12:50pm Teresa Taylor, aged 46, from Oxford, died 21/03/2023 in Oxford

Thursday 30 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Graham Hall, aged 58, from Banbury, died 22/09/2022 n Banbury
  • 11.15am Minako Imai, aged 52, from Oxford, died 20/10/2022 in JRH
  • 12.30pm Jennifer Everett, aged 43, from Oxford, died 13/11/2022 in JRHPl
  • 2.30pm Clifford Godden, aged 91, from Oxford, died 16/01/2023 in Oxford

Friday 31 March

Inquests in writing pursuant to section 9(c) of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 - out of court

  • 10am Anne Jervis, aged 83, from Faringdon, died 09/03/23 in Sobell House
  • 10.15am Neil Clark, aged 69, from Abingdon, died 16/12/22 in Sobell House
  • 10.30am John White, aged 87, from Oxford, died 19/08/22 in JRH
  • 10.45am David Bloomfield, aged 80, from Burford, died 01/12/22 in JRH
  • 11am Gabriel Fernandes, aged 69, from Banbury, died 31/08/22 in HGH
  • 11.15am Ronald Dye, aged 89, from Abingdon, died 24/02/2023 in JRH
  • 11.30am Charles Blackburn, aged 79, form Paris, died 01/01/2023 in JRH

Wednesday 5 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Brian Whitby, aged 75, from Banbury, died 11/07/2022 in Banbury
  • 11.15pm Jack MacClancy, aged 26, from Witney, died 04/09/2022 in Witney
  • 2pm Duncan Moore, aged 62, from Didcot, died 10/11/2022 in Didcot
  • 3pm John Dudley, aged 67, from Lechlade, died 24/11/2022 in JRH

Thursday 6 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Joshua Williams, aged 19, from Abingdon, died 20/11/2022 in JRH
  • 11.45am Rachel Foakes, aged 53, from Chipping Norton, died 28/11/2022 in Chipping Norton

Tuesday 11 April

Pre-Inquest review

  • 1pm Alexander Innes, aged 25, from Kidlington, died 13/11/2022 in Oxford

Wednesday 12 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am John O’Sullivan, aged 67, from Banbury, died 27/11/2022 in Banbury
  • 11.30am Elaine May, aged 57, from Oxford, died 09/11/2022 in JRH
  • 2pm Daniel Cracknell, aged 20, from Wantage, died 13/11/2022 in JRH

Thursday 13 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Cain Donald, aged 26, from Bicester, died 29/07/2022 in Northbrook
  • 12.15pm Gavin Stubbs, aged 43, from Oxford, died 16/11/2022 in Oxford

Tuesday 18 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Robin Palmer, aged 82, from Oxford, died19/02/2023 in JRH
  • 10.30am Cynthia Reynolds, aged 84, from Bicester, died 04/12/2022 in JRH

Pre-Inquest review

12pm Patricia Grace, aged 74, from Kidlington, died 20/10/2022 in Kidlington

Wednesday 19 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Wendy Cronin, aged 68, from Banbury, died 17/02/2023 in Banbury
  • 10.30pm Terence Weston, aged 84, from Oxford, died 01/03/2023 in JRH
  • 11.15am Michael Godwin, aged 60, from Abingdon, died 08/12/2021 in JRH
  • 12.15pm Mark Bicknell, aged 86, from Henley-on-Thames, died 07/12/2022 in Sobell House
  • 2pm Emily Hickman, aged 34, from Chipping Norton, died 30/11/2022 in Kidlington
  • 3.15pm Brian Arnold, aged 76, from Oxford, died 07/12/2022 in JRH

Thursday 20-21 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Nigel Dennis, aged 58, from Bicester, died 09/02/2021 in JRH

Tuesday 25 April

Pre-Inquest review

  • 10am Polly Friedhoff, aged 81, from Oxford, died 02/12/2022 in JRH
  • 1.30pm Alareza Rohi, aged 44, from Oxford, died 03/09/2022 in JRH

Inquest to conclude

  • 11.45am Mitchell Brain, aged 27, from Abingdon, died 04/08/2022 in Abingdon
  • 12.45pm Linda King, aged 57, from Chinnor, died 12/12/2022 in Chinnor

Wednesday 26 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Connor Kilbane, aged 27, from Bicester, died 10/08/2022 in Bicester
  • 11.30am Victor Comley, aged 83, from Wantage, died 16/11/2022 in Wantage
  • 2pm Simon Lingard, aged 38, from Preston, died 07/11/2022 in Bakhmut, Ukraine

Thursday 27 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Richard Lloyd, aged 60, from Oxford, died 03/12/2022 in Oxford
  • 11am Barbara Jefferies, aged 83, from Bicester, died 09/12/2022 in JRH
  • 12pm Sylvia Gregory, aged 88, from Henly-on-Thames, died 09/12/2022 in RBH
  • 12.45pm Cole Moore-Thornicroft, aged 26, from Bicester, died 18/12/2022 in Bicester

Friday 28 April

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Graham Durham, aged 84, from Faringdon, died 26/01/2023 in JRH
  • 10.45am Bryan Jones, aged 84, from Banbury, died 26/01/2023 in HGH
  • 11.15am Maria Phillips, aged 74, from Wantage, died 25/12/2022 in Wantage
  • 12.15pm Kim Cook, aged 51, from Banbury, died 12/01/2022 in HGH
  • 2pm John Peisley, aged 90, from Didcot, died 11/02/2023 in JRH
  • 2.45pm Dorothy Bowerman, aged 97, from Witney, died 22/08/2022 in Witney