Investigations and inquests in Mid Kent and Medway

This area covers the district council areas of Maidstone, Medway, Tonbridge & Malling (part), 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
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
Address: The Coroner's Office, The Archbishop's Palace, Mill Street, Maidstone, ME15 6YE
Office hours:  Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

All inquests will take place 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 the Coroner’s office using the contact details above.

Type Date Time Place Name Age Date of death Place of death
Inquest23 October 201712pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMarjorie Haydon1015 August 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest23 October 20171pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePhillip Marshall6211 February 2017Rainham
Inquest23 October 20172pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDennis Edwards6812 August 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest24 October 201711amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneShaun Barton431 August 2017Chatham
Inquest24 October 201711:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBetty Jackson 8929 July 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Pre inquest review24 October 20172:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCarol Thompson5812 June 2017Eastchurch
Pre inquest review25 October 20171pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNorma Waters861 August 2017Sittingbourne
Pre inquest review25 October 20172pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Edward Lee7225 July 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest30 October 201710:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMohamed Darr5728 June 2017Sheerness
Inquest30 October 201711amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlfred Wilkie8515 July 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest31 October 201710:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneElizabeth Southern8425 January 2017Minster
Inquest31 October 20172pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneVernon Brown877 August 2017Maidstone Hospital
Inquest1 November 201710amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Jolliffe8711 August 2017William Harvey Hospital
Inquest6 November 201710amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDennis Johnson9113 August 2017Gillingham
Inquest6 November 201712pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Box7817 August 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 November 20172pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBrian Kitchen7818 August 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 November 201710amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlbert Fillbrook8116 August 2017Gillingham
Inquest7 November 201710:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJill Bance6015 August 2017Maidstone
Inquest8 November 201710:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Wood6120 March 2017Stoke
Inquest13 November 201712:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Batt641 September 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest14 November 201710amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJack Martin8527 October 2016Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest27 November 201710:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Pepper4014 September 2017Strood
Inquest29 November 201710amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLinda Tierney696 June 2017 Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest11 December 201712pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames O'Rourke-28 August 2017Chatham
Inquest11 December 20172pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAntonia Dawson9410 September 2017Sheerness
Inquest2 January 201810amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorge Parker8927 March 2017Medway Maritime  Hospital
Inquest2 January 201812pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Lakey8812 September 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest3 January 201810amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKyle Yule177 October 2017Medway Maritime Hospital