Investigations and inquests in North East Kent

This area covers the district council areas of Canterbury (part), Dover (part) and Thanet.

Senior Coroner

Patricia Harding

Coroner's Officers

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

Telephone: 03000 41 06 03
Address: Coroners Office, Aberdeen House, 68 Ellington Road, Ramsgate, CT11 9ST
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 06 04
Address: Coroners Office, Aberdeen House, 68 Ellington Road, Ramsgate, CT11 9ST
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Announcements of Openings will be made prior to the start of Court proceedings.

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
Pre inquest review13 December 201711:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtClair Louise Rigden3511 April 2017Canterbury
Inquest13 December 20172pmMargate Magistrates CourtPeter Budden7319 September 2017Deal
Inquest13 December 20172pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtMarilyn Jane Fleet6027 June 2017Whitstable
Inquest13 December 20173:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtTerence McCann8231 January 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest15 December 20172pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneOlive Miller8924 November 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest18 December 201712:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Geoffrey Balchin7020 October 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest19 December 201710amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Mark Tolley5113 July 2017William Harvey Hospital
Inquest19 December 201710amMargate Magistrates CourtPeter Rogers4710 August 2017The Royal Sussex County Hospital
Inquest19 December 20174:30pmMargate Magistrates CourtCharles Paulin7124 February 2017Canterbury
Inquest20 December 201710amCanterbury Magistrates CourtRoy Weston746 July 2017Canterbury
Inquest20 December 201712:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtMuriel Gibbons8631 July 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest20 December 20171pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtAnne Chai7327 September 2017Margate
Inquest9 January 201711:30amMargate Magistrates CourtMark Forland579 September 2017Ramsgate
Inquest 9 January 20173:30pmMargate Magistrates CourtPaul Butters3727 August 2017Ramsgate
Inquest10 January 201810amCanterbury Magistrates CourtJoshua Jack Lambert-Price2229 August 2017Canterbury
Inquest10 January 201810:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtMaximum Macgillycuddy Leo Maurice Martin3529 August 2017Canterbury
Inquest10 January 201811amCanterbury Magistrates CourtJames Truscott2524 August 2017Canterbury
Inquest10 January 20183:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtEsther Gibson3419 October 2017Ramsgate
Inquest14 January 20183pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGary Sharp6415 September 2017Broadstairs
Inquest15, 16 and 18 January 201810amThe Guildhall, SandwichCyril Hurrell859 June 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest16 January 20184pmMargate Magistrates CourtMargaret Quinn7614 November 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest17 January 20182pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtIan Birch5426 September 2017King's College Hospital
Inquest18 January 201810amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristian Howard2712 October 2017Margate
Inquest19 January 201810amThe Guildhall, SandwichTaiyah-Grace Peebles1626 July 2017Herne Bay
Inquest22 January - 26 January 201810amThe Guildhall, SandwichRodney Edward Brookes722 June 2016Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest24 January 20183:30pmMargate Magistrates CourtIda Winks7915 June 2017Birchington
Inquest31 January 201811:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtFrederick Baughan7910 January 2017Margate
Inquest13 February 201810:30amMargate Magistrates CourtDesmond White8215 November 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest13 February 201712pmMargate Magistrates CourtFrederick Whale8725 November 2017Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest13 February 20172pmMargate Magistrates CourtPatricia Harris7911 November 2017Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest27 February 201810amMargate Magistrates CourtJack Mosley195 November 2017King's College Hospital
Inquest6 March 201811:30amMargate Magistrates CourtSidney Staff9320 November 2017Kent and Canterbury Hospital