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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.

Tuesday 6 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10.30am Jenny Dubenski, aged 53, from Witney, died 04/01/2023 in Witney
  • 11.30am Christopher Howard, aged 84, from Bicester, died 29/12/2022 in Piddington
  • 1pm Clifford Knight, aged 80, from Oxford, died 30/12/2022 in JRH

Wednesday 7 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am John Perrin, aged 85, from Oxford, died 11/12/2022 in NOC
  • 11.15am Francis Giles, aged 88, from Oxford, died 01/01/2023 in JRH
  • 12.15pm Mark Earl, aged 48, from Bicester, died 11/01/2023 in Bicester
  • 2pm Roman Voronin, aged 52, from Kidlington, died 01/10/2022 in JRH

1pm Inquests to open

  • Zamir Akhtar, aged 65, from Coventry, died 18/05/2023 in Oxford
  • Kay Rudd, aged 44, from Oxford, died 18/05/2023 in Oxford
  • Caroline Gillies, aged 70, from Banbury, died 09/05/2023 in Banbury
  • Paul Buckley, aged 62, from Banbury, died 14/05/2023 in Banbury
  • Stephen Richens, aged 48, from Kidlington, died 18/05/2023 in Kidlington
  • Kelyth Ross, aged 38, from Cheltenham, died 19/05/2023 in Didcot
  • Barry Sanders, aged 47, from Banbury, died 15/05/2023 in Banbury
  • Pedro Godinho, aged 43, from Banbury, died 15/05/2023 in Banbury
  • Matthew Marriage, aged 24, from Oxford, died 16/05/2023 in JRH
  • Shaun Grainger, aged 66, from Gloucester, died 30/04/2023 in JRH
  • Ezra Jackson, aged 22, from Oxford, died 26/05/2023 in Oxford
  • Philip Stokes, aged 89, from Banbury, died 24/05/2023 at HGH

Thursday 8 June

Inquests to conclude

10am Ronald Hearman, aged 85, form Didcot, died 04/01/2023, in Didcot
11am Jeremy Bond, aged 65, from Sittingbourne, died 13/03/2023 in JRH
12.15pm Jonathan Lavy, aged 27, from Oxford, died 17/01/2023 in Oxford

Tuesday 13 June

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Muhammad Hussain, aged 1 month, from Slough, died 07/12/2022 in JRH

Wednesday 14 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am Danielle Maslin, aged 50, from Witney, died12/12/2022, in Witney
  • 11.30am Anita Millward, aged 85, from Witney, died 15/04/2023, in Witney
  • 12.15pm Robert Tomczyk, aged 39, from Banbury, died 14/01/2023 in JRH

Pre-Inquest review

  • 2pm Wayne Cannon, aged 69, from Chipping Norton, died 31/01/2023 in Katharine House Hospice

Thursday 15 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am John Brooks, aged 88, from Thame, died 29/01/2023 in JRH
  • 11.15am Matthew Eaton, aged 38, from Carterton, died 27/01/2023 in Carterton
  • 12pm Dean Carter, aged 38, from Didcot, died 16/02/2023 in Didcot

Tuesday 20 June

Treasure cases

  • 10am 2020-T661

Inquest to conclude

  • 12pm Andrew Drysdale, aged 34, from Newnham, died 23/03/2022 in France

Wednesday 21 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am Callum Clayton, aged 24, from Witney, died 24/02/2022 in Witney
  • 12pm Wyllow-Raine Lawson Swinburn, aged 3 days, died 30/09/2022 in JRH
  • 2pm William Gordon, aged 63, from Banbury, died 13/01/2023 in Banbury

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

  • 2.45pm James Boxhall, aged 52, from Banbury, died 23/02/2023 in Banbury

Thursday 22 June

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Kamaldip Hulait, aged 46, from Henley-on-Thames, died 11/07/2021 in Henley-on-Thames

Tuesday 27 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am James Brown, aged 30, from Witney, died 03/02/2023 in Witney
  • 11.15am Michael Kelly, aged 36, from Carterton, died 06/02/2023 in Carterton
  • 12.15 Helen Brockbank, aged 49, from Bicester, died 31/03/2023 in Bicester

Wednesday 28 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am Eileen Wood, aged 90, from Henley-on-Thames, died 08/01/2023 in JRH
  • 11.30am Verna Blackhall, aged 71, from Oxford, died 18/10/2023 in Oxford
  • 2pm Matthew Woods, aged 23, from Bicester, died 11/06/2022 in JRH
  • 3.15pm James Marshall, aged 63, from Oxford, died 02/02/2023 on Oxford

Thursday 29 June

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am Paul Hulse, aged 60, from Brighton, died 17/02/2023 in Oxford
  • 11:15 Pamela Butt, aged 95, from Oxford, died 09/02/2023 in JRH

Friday 30 June

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

  • 10am Jacqueline Finch, aged 82, from Wallingford, died 26/03/2023 in JRH
  • 10.15am Patricia Charles, aged 88, from Wantage, died 16/05/2023 in JRH