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
Inquest22 August 201710amMargate Magistrates CourtCarole Ann Watkins535 December 2016Margate
Inquest22 August 20173pmMargate Magistrates CourtPatrick Toman8812 June 2017Margate
Inquest22 August 20174pmMargate Magistrates CourtEileen Bancroft954 April 2017Margate
Inquest23 August 201710amCanterbury Magistrates CourtBrian Burchell919 May 2017Canterbury
Pre inquest review23 August 201711amCanterbury Magistrates CourtCyril Hurrell859 June 2017Margate
Inquest23 August 20172pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtToby Parkinson201 June 2017Canterbury
Inquest29 August 201710amMargate Magistrates CourtJune Ruth Henderson8024 March 2017Ramsgate
Inquest29 August 201711:30amMargate Magistrates CourtOlwen Patricia Mitchell721 March 2017Margate
Pre inquest review29 August 20172pmMargate Magistrates CourtLeon Allder4024 January 207Margate
Inquest29 August 20173pmMargate Magistrates CourtChristina Doreen Sherlock6912 November 2016Canterbury
Inquest30 August 201710amCanterbury Magistrates CourtFrank Brown2230 April 2017Canterbury
Inquest30 August 201711:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtSteve Broome5026 January 2017Canterbury
Inquest5 September 201711amMargate Magistrates CourtNiall Declan Bays214 May 2017Chartham, Canterbury
Inquest5 September 20173:30pmMargate Magistrates CourtGeorgina Elizabeth Vallance583 April 2017Deal
Inquest6 September 201710amCanterbury Magistrates CourtGeoffrey Emery8318 February 2017Surrey
Inquest6 September 20172pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtJulian Ball5231 May 2017Margate
Inquest6 September 20173pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtAgnes McGrory6812 May 2017Canterbury
Pre inquest review12 September 201710amMargate Magistrates CourtRyan Leslie Gibbs2226 October 2015Margate
Inquest12 September 20173pmMargate Magistrates CourtLouise Alleeson418 December 2016Margate
Inquest13 September 201710amCanterbury Magistrates CourtJames Hannington8829 January 2017Margate
Inquest20 September 20172pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtDiane Hullah5721 April 2017Kings College
Inquest25 - 27 September 201710amThe Guildhall, Sandwich Stuart John Harding Kent5019 September 2016Bossingham
Inquest26 September 201710amMargate Magistrates CourtHeidi (Hedwig) Claire Johnson9429 November 2016Margate
Inquest26 September 20172pmMargate Magistrates CourtPaul Rayner6520 April 2017Ramsgate
Inquest10 October 20172pmMargate Magistrates CourtThomas Henry Hughes7725 April 2017Canterbury
Inquest11 October 201710amCanterbury Magistrates CourtGraham Lloyd Arscott4610 May 2017Herne Bay
Inquest17 October 201710amMargate Magistrates CourtKathleen Atkins8918 November 2016Margate
Pre inquest review18 October 201711amCanterbury Magistrates CourtAnastazya Ponsford8421 June 2017Canterbury
Inquest23 October to 3 November 201710amThe Guildhall, SandwichKevin Leslie Chittenden5816 October 2014Canterbury
Inquest6 - 8 November 201710amThe Guildhall, SandwichKendall Reaves4614 December 2016Canterbury
Inquest27 - 30 November 201710amThe Guildhall, SandwichMary Geradin Jane Green811 January 2016Margate