Investigations and inquests in central and South East Kent

This area covers the district council areas of Ashford, Canterbury (part), Dover (part), Shepway, Swale (part).

Senior Coroner

Patricia Harding

Coroner's Officers

(Calls reporting a new death or relating to a current case.)

Telephone: 03000 41 08 04
Address: Coroner's Office, Archbishop's Palace, Mill Street, Maidstone, ME15 6YE
Fax: 03000 42 27 71
Office hours:  Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

General enquiries

(Calls not related to a case or about a concluded case.)

Telephone: 03000 41 08 05
Address: Archbishop's Palace, Mill Street, Maidstone, ME15 6YE
Office hours:  Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Inquests for this area are normally held at Folkestone Magistrate's Court unless stated otherwise.

Date Time Place Name Age Date of death Place of death
27 March 201710:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoger Nathan7020 December 2016Folkestone
27 March 201711amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDamian Lay424 January 2017Dymchurch
27 March 201711:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDean Gillespie4331 October 2016Ashford
27 March 201712pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Bevan436 December 2016Faversham
27 March 20173pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKeith Goldsmith3327 October 2016Ashford
29 March 20173pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Masters5030 November 2016Ashford
29 March 20171pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMargaret Frost7430 October 2016William Harvey Hospital
29 March 20172:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGwendolen Mortimore3129 November 2016Dunkirk
18 April 201710:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJoyce Hann8729 January 2017William Harvey Hospital