Investigations and inquests in Central and South East Kent

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

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

The Senior Coroner for this area is Patricia Harding.

Contact us

Coroner's officers - calls reporting a new death or relating to a current case:

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Address: Coroner Service Team, Cantium House, Sandling Road, Maidstone, ME14 1XD

General enquiries - not related to an ongoing case or about a concluded case or related to treasure:

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

Inquests to be heard

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.

TypeDateTime Place of inquestNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest24 February 20219:30amCounty Hall, MaidstonePushpa Pal8910 February 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 February 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnn Sexton5017 December 2020Whitstable
Inquest24 February 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMolly Ross917 February 2021Faversham
Inquest26 February 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnthony Byrne3622 November 2020Romney Marsh
Inquest 26 February 2021 11am County Hall, Maidstone Jessica Smith 40 9 February 2020 Dover
Inquest26 February 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEdna Phillips9717 February 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 to 8 March 202110:30amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadJean Long8416 November 2017Folkestone
Inquest3 March 202111amCounty Hall, Maidstone Ross Winters6914 February 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 8 March 2021 10:30am County Hall, Maidstone Jill Reynolds 82 18 January 2020 William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 10 March 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Jacqueline Hall 61 30 September 2019 Ashford
Inquest 10 to 11 March 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Jacqueline Hall 61 30 September 2019 Woodchurch
Inquest12 March 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSylvia Lockyer8518 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 12 March 2021 10:30am County Hall, Maidstone Emilia Marsh 20 3 November 2020 Faversham
Inquest 12 March 2021 12:30pm County Hall, Maidstone David Cousins 35 10 November 2020 Ashford
Pre inquest review        12 March 2021 2pm County Hall, Maidstone Simon Baker 48 25 July 2020 Dover
Inquest 12 March 2021 3:30pm County Hall, Maidstone Florence Bright 89 14 December 2020 William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 15 March 2021 12pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Kelly Roberts 38 29 November 2020 Dover
Inquest22 March 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGwendoline Jose6616 October 2020Ashford
Inquest 22 March 2021 11am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Jamie Reed 26 8 March 2020 Dover
Inquest 22 March 2021 2pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Jason Peterson 50 19 March 2020 Dover
Inquest23 March 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAiden Boustead2414 October 2020Dover
Inquest 23 March 2021 2pm County Hall, Maidstone Janet Falayi 33 14 October 2020 Herne Bay
Pre inquest review24 March 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneStanley Weatherley8125 December 2020Folkestone
Inquest25 to 26 March 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneElle-Mae Wood2014 June 2020Ashford
Inquest 29 March 2021 10am Shepway Centre, Oxford Road Ronald Oiller 69 8 May 2020 Romney Marsh
Inquest 29 March 2021 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Andrew Marden 58 17 November 2020 Tenterden
Inquest 29 to 30  March 2021 10:30am County Hall, Maidstone Howard Matthews 83 11 September 2020 Ashford
Inquest 29 March 2021 10:30pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Anna-Maria Loomes 31 16 September 2020 Dover
Inquest 29 March 2021 2pm Shepway Centre, Oxford Road Kevin Smith 60 9 October 2020 Ashford
Inquest 30 March 2021 2:30pm Shepway Centre, Oxford Road Ram Limbu 73 30 November 2020 Ashford
Inquest 29 March 2021 3:30pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Michael George 89 17 December 2020 William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 March 20213:30pmShepway Centre, Oxford RoadKevin Miller4522 December 2020Dover
Inquest1 April 202111amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadPhillip Harris646 November 2020Ashford
Inquest 9 April 2021 11am County Hall, Maidstone Aaron Jermy 22 17 December 2020 Canterbury
Inquest 15 April 2021 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Teofil Bunea 58 15 December 2020 Longfield
Inquest16 April 20213pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDonald Milsted9028 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 19 April 20211:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMarion Richards8628 December 2020Folkestone Care Centre
Inquest19 April 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneThomas Geoghegan798 November 2020Ashford
Inquest19 April 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDerek Kelson5519 November 2020Folkestone
Inquest19 April 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneChristian Whitehead4931 October 2020Folkestone
Inquest19 April 20213pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMelanie Hance457 November 2020Ashford
Inquest 23 April 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Tomas Horvath 32 13 December 2020 Kings College Hospital
Inquest 23 April 2021 11:30am County Hall, Maidstone Norman Harvey 78 18 December 2020 William Harvey Hospital
Inquest23 April 202112:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter Devanney8729 December 2020Ashford
Inquest23 April 20213:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneIwona Riddell6530 August 2020Sutton
Inquest24 April 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMichael Ellison8520 December 2020Folkestone
Inquest26 April 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGarry O'Connell5721 September 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest26 April 202111:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohn Sargent7713 October 2020Ashford
Pre inquest review26 April 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLaura Holian3816 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest28 April 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneColin Fagg805 December 2020Folkestone
Inquest28 April 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSteven Edwards5221 September 2020Surrey
Pre inquest review28 April 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneLisa-Marie Rye3717  February 2021William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review30 April 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneIoannis Forakis7525 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 May 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDavid Bourne8729 December 2020Ashford
Inquest5 May 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJanet Gray8318 December 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAllan Wills6422 August 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 10 to 11 May 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Beryl Bushnell 83 23 August 2019 William Harvey Hospital
Inquest10 May 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnthony Akpeki5917 December 2020Dover
Inquest10 May 20212:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJack Cox298 February 2021Canterbury
Inquest10 May 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRobert Field793 February 2021Capel-le-Ferne
Inquest 12 May 2021 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Darren Hogan 31 13 March 2020 Dover
Inquest14 May 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobin Hodges7827 January 2021Ashford
Inquest21 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDaniel Ludlam4931 December 2019Folkestone
Inquest28 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMark Sanderson5412 October  2020Canterbury
Inquest1 June 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJason Williams2410 January 2021Folkestone
Inquest2 June 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRosemary Richmond8129 September 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 June 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneValerie Weber7416 October 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 June 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Hall3916 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 June 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMatthew Barnaville2918 January 2021Switzerland
Inquest23 June 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneNeil Vickery5219 January 2020Folkestone
Inquest5 July 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadMark Dixon473 November 2019Isle of Sheppey
Inquest5 July 202110:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePeter Winters5121 July 2019Hythe
Inquest 16 July 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Craig Phelan 34 19 May 2020 Ashford