Coroner

5. Current inquests

Coronavirus service update as of 5 January 2021.

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January and subsequent guidance from the Lord Chief Justice, we will continue to hear inquests as we have over recent weeks with virtual and socially distanced proceedings.

You should not come to either of our courts if you have coronavirus symptoms but please telephone us as soon as possible to let us know.

Hastings Coroner’s Court at Muriel Matters House in Hastings:

Date Time Name Age Date of death Place of death Coroner’s officer
09/03/2021 9.30am Daragh Cuddy 43 20/07/2020 St Leonards on Sea Geoff Childs
09/03/2021 10.30am Gemma Parsons 35 21/08/2020 Hastings Geoff Childs
09/03/2021 11.45am Henock Gurr 28 22/09/2020 Seaford Reggie Jones
16/03/2021 09.30am Rona Brown 91 13/01/2021 Bexhill on Sea Reggie Jones
16/03/2021 10.30am Paul Butchers 57 05/08/2020 Rye Geoff Childs
16/03/2021 11.45am Stewart Lawrence 39 19/09/2020 Eastbourne Geoff Childs
16/03/2021 1.00pm Craig Mepham 51 27/01/2021 Bexhill on Sea Geoff Childs
30/03/2021 12.00pm Rosamund Earl 39 02/11/2020 Eastbourne Geoff Childs

Eastbourne Coroner’s Court at Town Hall in Eastbourne:

Date Time Name Age Date of death Place of death Coroner’s office
09/03/2021 11.00am Peter Dray (pre-inquest review) 63 24/07/2016 Hellingly Karen Brown
11/03/2021 10.00am Clare Cotton 85 07/10/2020 Eastbourne District General Hospital Karen Brown
11/03/2021 11.00am Bryce Jackson 82 09/09/2020 Eastbourne District General Hospital Karen Brown
11/03/2021 12.00pm Elizabeth Smith 82 09/08/2020 Eastbourne District General Hospital Karen Brown
11/03/2021 2.00pm Devante Mayers 17 24/06/2020 Normans Bay Karen Brown
11/03/2021 3.30pm Jonathan Winterton 39 29/02/2020 Pevensey Anne Knight
16/03/2021 – 17/03/2021 10.00am Rodney Dixon 65 15/07/2019 Eastbourne David Tye
18/03/2021 10.00am Matthew Powell 18 09/09/2020 Eastbourne David Tye
18/03/2021 11.00am Theresa Wilkins 77 29/07/2020 Newhaven Sarah Cockram
18/03/2021 2.00pm Frances Sebley 99 18/07/2020 Princess Royal Hospital David Tye
18/03/2021 3.00pm Violet Tarrant 92 31/08/2020 Uckfield Bob Greenall
25/03/2021 10.00am Stephen Foreman 87 22/10/2020 Mayfield Karen Brown
25/03/2021 11.00am Maurice Llewellyn 84 21/08/2020 Eastbourne District General Hospital David Tye
25/03/2021 12.00pm Kimberley English 50 03/07/2020 Uckfield Bob Greenall
25/03/2021 2.00pm Andrew Robertson 59 30/07/2020 East Dean Bob Greenall
25/03/2021 3.00pm Brian Fuller 57 16/07/2020 Eastbourne David Tye
01/04/2021 10.45am Hannah Smith 20 30/09/2020 Royal Sussex County Hospital David Tye
01/04/2021 11.45am James St John-Smythe 62 01/06/2020 Eastbourne District General Hospital Bob Greenall
01/04/2021 2.00pm Robert Leedham 81 07/08/2020 Royal Sussex County Hospital Bob Greenall
01/04/2021 3.15pm Wendy Parcell 77 29/12/2019 Hellingly Anne Knight

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