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 05 02
Address: Coroner Service Team, Cantium House, Sandling Road, Maidstone, ME14 1XD
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

General enquiries

(General enquiries not related to an ongoing case or about a concluded case or related to treasure.)

Telephone: 03000 41 05 03
Coroner Service Team, Cantium House, Sandling Road, Maidstone, ME14 1XD
Office hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Inquests for this area are normally held at Archbishops Palace, Maidstone unless stated otherwise.

The following listings are all provisional and may be subject to changes in date or time even at a late stage in proceedings. If you are intending to attend an inquest please check the listing the day before you are expecting the inquest to be heard for any revisions to time or date.

Inquests can also be listed at short notice and may not always appear on this page. If you are expecting an inquest to be listed and it does not appear on the page below please telephone or email general enquiries using the contact details above.

TypeDateTimePlaceNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest25 June 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Harding814 April 2018Kingsdown
Inquest25 June 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Herbert Russell8419 February 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest25 June 20182pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRichard Jones9425 March 2018Folkestone
Inquest25 June 20183pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneArthur Everall6711 April 2018Folkestone
Inquest25 June 20183:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoland Blackford7924 January 2018Ashford
Inquest26 June 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNathan Edwards2617 February 2018Dover
Inquest26 June 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephen Hopper3813 February 2018Dover
Inquest26 June 201811amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJane Potter5230 January 2018Dover
Inquest26 June 201811:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMary Toal937 March 2018Ashford
Inquest26 June 201810amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Crozier57 6 April 2018New Romney
Inquest2 July 20182:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTreasure - Bronze age hoard ref 2017 T901n/an/aFound in Badlesmere
Inquest3 July 20182pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHeather Couchman325 December 2017King's College Hospital
Inquest4 July 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Staddon8220 September 2017Hythe
Inquest10 July 201812pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJulie Stally5529 January 2018Dover
Inquest10 July 20182pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEllie Campbell1829 January 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest10 July 20182:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNathan Robson2019 April 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest10 July 20183pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNicola Shannon-McQueenie3517 April 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest16 July 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLucinda Lum4624 April 2018Ashford
Inquest16 July 201811amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneConstance Harrison877 December 2017William Harvey Hospital
Inquest16 July 201811:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneArthur Roberts5125 April 2018Dover
Inquest30 July 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephen Smith6612 April 2018Kings College Hospital
Inquest31 July 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSarah Jarvis497 March 2018Dover
Inquest31 July 20182pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNoel Parson2621 September 2017Dover
Inquest6 August 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSandra Noel7424 February 2018Ashford
Inquest7 August 201810amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWarren Ullyett2812 December 2017Calais, France
Inquest13 August 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMalcolm Hayes686 September 2017William  Harvey Hospital
Inquest14 August 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoy Burt7225 May 2018Ashford
Inquest14 August 201811amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRaymond Stanford7731 May 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest20 August 20182pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJoseph Edwards4125 May 2018M20
Inquest28 August 201812pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Ellam5730 March 2018Dover
Inquest29 August 201810amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNina Whiting464 April 2018Dover
Inquest4 September 201810:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAron Medcalf3417 March 2018California, USA
Inquest4 September 201812pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichelle Beer3720 April 2018Dover
Inquest10 September 201810amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Ryan7421 January 2018William  Harvey Hospital