Inquests & coronial inquiries

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Coroners' inquests index 1796-1824

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

Inquest index 1851, 1916-1963

Search 55,000+ entries. This index records: inquest number, name or particulars of fire, date, location, coroner and remarks for the period 1851, 1916-1963

Inquests & coronial records guide

Inquests are conducted by coroners and are held to investigate the manner and cause of a death or a fire. Not all deaths resulted in an inquest

Inquests 1942–1963

Introduction to using NSW Coroners Inquest Papers for the years 1940–1963

Using the inquest index

Now with surviving inquest papers from 1916-1939 and April–December 1963 (Glebe Coroners Court), this webinar shows you how to use the inquest index and explore the new additions