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Her Majesty's Coroners East London

The East London Coroner covers five London Boroughs: Waltham Forest, Newham, Redbridge, Havering, and Barking and Dagenham.

 

PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION

In light of recent government guidance on Coronavirus we would ask that all persons considering attending Court to assess whether it is strictly necessary.

We have assessed that attending the Court carries with it an elevated risk of virus transmission.  Persons at Court may well have recently attended hospital in a professional or personal capacity.

Before attending Court ask yourself

  1.  Is it essential that you and all your party attend in person?  Would one person suffice?
  2.  Could the query be dealt with by telephone?
  3.  Could the matter be dealt with by email?

 

The Coroner

Her Majesty's Senior Coroner for East London is Ms Nadia Persaud.

The Area Coroner is Mr Graeme Irvine.

The Assistant Coroners are:

  • Dr Shirley Radcliffe
  • Ian Wade QC
  • Leanne Woods.

 

ADDRESS

The Coroner's Court

Queens Road

Walthamstow

London

E17 8QP

Contact details are:

Telephone  number - 020 8496 5000

Email:

For referrals and general enquiries:

coroners@walthamforest.gov.uk

For Inquests:

inquests@walthamforest.gov.uk

The office is open Monday to Friday, between 8.30am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3.30pm.

Some of our Inquests will be heard at:

Newham Council Chambers

East Ham Town Hall

324 Barking Road

East Ham

E6 2RP

The location of the hearing will be clearly shown on the calendar.

A GUIDE TO CORONER SERVICES FOR BEREAVED PEOPLE  issued by the Ministry of Justice is available using the link below:

A Guide to Coroner Services for Bereaved People  

Please be aware that the Government has published support for the bereaved leaflets online. The info from the Cabinet Office briefing on this below, together with a link to the documents online.

SUPPORT FOR THE BEREAVED. Refreshed bereavement leaflet pdf is now online, alongside the first two translated versions (Welsh and Romanian). Further 22 translations will be uploaded to the same gov.uk link.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/support-for-the-bereaved

Reminder that the DWP 'What to do when someone dies' video is now on YouTube 

What to do when someone dies | Department for Work and Pensions

This video explains in 5 steps what you need to do when someone dies. It includes signposting to GOV.UK where more detailed help is available.

What to do when someone dies - Help and support on GOV.UK  

www.youtube.com

If you require further support following a suicide please visit: www.supportaftersuicide.org.uk

Where you can download the 'Help is at hand' booklet, a resource for people bereaved through suicide or other unexplained death, and for those helping them.

Child Death Helpline

Anyone affected by the death od a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.

Freephone: 0800 282 986 / 0808 800 6019

www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

The Lullaby Trust

British Charitable Organisation

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust is a British charitable organisation aiming to prevent unexpected deaths in infancy and promote infant health. The Lullaby Trust funds research, supports families whose babies have died suddenly and unexpectedly, disseminates information on infant health, baby care and sudden infant deaths to health professionals and the general public, and works with professionals to improve investigations when a baby dies.

We are currently working remotely so where possible please scan post and email to office@lullabytrust.org.uk

Telephone (general enquiries): 0207 802 3200
office@lullabytrust.org.uk

Bereavement Support: 0808 802 6868
support@lullabytrust.org.uk

Information Line: 0808 802 6869
info@lullabytrust.org.uk

BRAKE 

The Coroner's Courts Support Service

Provides support and guidance for bereaved people attending Inquests.

Our helpline team will offer emotional support and practical information about the Inquest process.

Please call us Monday to Friday between 09.00 -19.00 and Saturday between 09.00 - 14.00

The contact details are:

Telephone - 0300 111 2141

Email - helpline@ccss.org.uk

 

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Cases being heard at The Coroner's Court, Queens Road, Walthamstow E17 8QP

**Please note that Inquest dates and times are subject to change at short notice** 

 

 

3 March 2021

9am Openings:

  • Rosemary Schaedel
  • Hannah Read

10am Inquest: Daisy Wood, 84 years, lived and died in Waltham Forest, date of death 21/02/2019

10am Inquest: Barakat Oluwatosin Onasanya, 24 years, lived and died in Newham, date of death 23/10/2020

 

4 March 2021

9am Openings:

  • Virginija Jankauskaite

10am Inquest: Caroline Tutun, 43 years, lived and died in Waltham Forest, date of death 24/02/2020

10am Finds & Conclusion: Charnor Jalloh, 24 years, lived in Newham died in Newham University Hospital Newham, date of death 13/02/2018

12pm Inquest: Brian Commons, 75 years, lived in Upminster died in St Francis Hospice Essex, date of death 23/10/2020

1pm Inquest: Matthew O'Hara, 47 years, lived and died in London date of death 02/09/2020

 

5 March 2021

9am Openings:

  • Diane Burgess
  • Thomas Fusinski

10am Inquest George King, aged 13 years, lived and died in Romford, date of death 01/11/2020

10am Inquest: Kevin Thompson, 55 years, lived and died in Essex, date of death 18/10/2020

1.30pm  Pre Inquest Review: Gilla Gelsberg, 63 years, lived in Harringey died in Newham, date of death 20/06/2018: 

 

8 March 2021

9am Openings:

  • Patrick Read
  • Patricia Harris

10am Inquest: Edward Wallder, 79 years, lived in Romford died in Queens Hospital Romford, date of death 27/06/2019

 

9 March 2021

10am Inquest: Edward Wallder, 79 years, lived in Romford died in Queens Hospital Romford, date of death 27/06/2019

10am Inquest: Martin Maxwell, 52 years, lived and died in Barking, date of death 04/11/2020

12pm Inquest: Samuel Sullivan, 30 years, lived in Essex died in Upminster, date of death 28/09/2020

2pm Pre Inquest Review: Paul Sartori, 38 years, lived and died in Waltham Forest, date of death 27/10/2019

 

10 March 2021

10am Inquest: Nadeem Ahmed, 29 years, lived in Redbridge, died at The Royal London Whitechapel, date of death 13/02/2020

 

11 March 2021

10am Inquest: Nadeem Ahmed, 29 years, lived in Redbridge, died at The Royal London Whitechapel, date of death 13/02/2020

 

12 March 2021

10am Inquest: Nadeem Ahmed, 29 years, lived in Redbridge, died at The Royal London Whitechapel, date of death 13/02/2020

 

15 March 2021

1pm Inquest: David Cosgrove, 52 years, lived and died in Chadwell Heath, date of death 01/11/2020

 

17 March 2021

10am Inquest: Kevin Goodwin, 55 years, lived in Derbyshire died in Dagenham, date of death 25/07/2020

 

29 March 2021

10am Inquest: Neil Pearson, 55 years, lived in Reading died in the Royal London Hospital Whitechapel, date of death 18/06/2017

10am Inquest: Esther Egbon, 30 years, lived and died in Essex, date of death 08/08/2020

2pm Inquest Igie Erabor, 36 years, lived in Peterborough died in Essex, date of death 08/08/2020

 

30 March 2021

10am Inquest: Neil Pearson, 55 years, lived in Reading died in the Royal London Hospital Whitechapel, date of death 18/06/2017

10am Part Heard Inquest: Theresa Borg, 60 years, lived in Newham died in Newham University Hospital Newham, date of death 27/08/2019

 

31 March 2021

10am Inquest: Neil Pearson, 55 years, lived in Reading died in the Royal London Hospital Whitechapel, date of death 18/06/2017

10am Inquest: Lee Craddock, 79 years, lived in Romford died in Whipps Cross University Hospital Leytonstone, date of death 15/09/2020

 

 

 

 

Cases being heard in Annex A, Walthamstow Coroner's Court, Queens Road, Walthamstow E17 8QP 

**Please note that Inquest dates and times are subject to change at short notice**​

 

Cases being heard at Newham Council Chambers, East Ham Town Hall, 324 Barking Road, East Ham E6 2RP

**Please note that Inquest dates and times are subject to change at short notice**