Not digitised

The index records: inquest number, name, date, location and remarks note whether the person identified in the index is the deceased or is appearing as a witness in the inquest for 1796-1824 only.

A brief overview of the major sources in our collection that relate to fires

Inquests are conducted by coroners and are held to investigate the manner and cause of death

Each file includes: particulars of the deceased and the circumstances of death; copies of testimonies and of statements by the police, medical officers or others concerned with the reporting of the death; a list of witnesses; and a copy of the coroner's finding as to the cause of death. Where...