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 January 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohn Goodwin906 September 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 January 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMatthew Rainbird487 September 2021Dover
Inquest25 January 20229:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneTimothy Blackwood7811 July 2021Tenterden
Inquest25 January 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneUrsula Lynn7814 December 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest25 January 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadStephen Eaves5123 November 2021Romney Marsh
Inquest27 January 202210:30amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadDulcie Lewendon969 December 2021Folkestone
Inquest28 January 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneStephen Huggett7930 October 2021Romney Marsh
Inquest28 January 202212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneStephen McKenna6721 October 2021Folkestone
Pre inquest review28 January 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKelly Kingsley4428 October 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest31 January 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneChristine Chapman7629 August 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest31 January 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadThomas Horvath3213 December 2020Kings College Hospital
Inquest1 February 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePeter Sidney8418 April 2019William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review2 February 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePamela Berridge766 July 2021Romney Marsh
Inquest2 February 202211:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneElsie Green788 January 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 February 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAmy-Louise Nolan3031 December 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 February 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstonePamela Comber8611 August 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 February 202212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePhoenix Berry2 months20 October 2021Faversham
Pre inquest review4 February 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDennis Pennell823 June 2021Whitstable
Inquest7 February 202210:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDamien Akhurst393 November 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest7 February 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneEdna Parker8411 October 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 February 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Woollard6710 September 2021Ashford
Inquest8 February 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDavid Marsh6716 October 2021Faversham
Inquest8 February 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMegan Alecks2223 August 2021Ashford
Inquest8 February 202212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneColin Denton6418 October 2021Faversham
Inquest9 February 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLilian Down8518 October 2021Dover
Inquest11 February 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneBrian Green8428 May 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest11 February 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoy Lane9125 February 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest18 February 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDaniel Ludlam4930 December 2019Folkestone
Inquest18 February 202212:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDonal Falvey601 July 2021Dover
Pre inquest review18 February 20222:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneHarriet Connor185 October 2021Ashford
Inquest21 to 22 February 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRebecca Judge4115 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review21 February 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSamantha Mulcahy324 July 2018William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review21 February 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneKimberley Sampsons2922 May 2018King's College Hospital
Pre inquest review25 February 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMichael Rudd537 May 2021Dover
Inquest25 February 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneReginald Lawrence7112 April 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest25 February 202212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Ebrill724 December 2021Faversham
Inquest25 February 20223pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnne Wardle7414 December 2021Dover
Inquest25 February 20223:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRosemarie Hobbs9014 December 2021Ashford
Inquest2 to 4 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDonald Miller9524 July 2021Folkestone
Pre inquest review4 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnthony Ralph7828 September 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 March 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKelly Kingsley4428 October 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 March 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDaphne Hales8424 November 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAngela Clark8320 November 2021Ashford
Inquest7 March 202211:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJosephine Perry7515 November 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 March 202212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMartin Bailey773 December 2021Ashford
Inquest7 March 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAndrej Orlikowski612 December 2021Ashford
Inquest7 March 20222:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneGrace Lawrence9516 December 2021Dover
Inquest7 March 20223:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoger Vina808 December 2021Dover
Inquest11 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIan Strand745 August 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest14 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneVeronica Cooper3931 January 2021Folkestone
Inquest21 March 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneKirit Patel6828 November 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 March 202211:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneLee Allon5213 December 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 March 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSimon Lawrence5316 December 2021New Romney
Inquest21 March 20222:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneOlivia Martin924 December 2021Folkestone
Inquest23 March 202210:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJoyce Edwards9831 December 2021Dover
Inquest23 March 202210:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRebecca Judge4115 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review25 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJason Oliver5221 December 2021Ashford
Inquest25 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneCaroline Stoddart5510 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review25 March 202212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJames Fewins7031 December 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest25 March 20222:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneBrenda Holmes9130 December 2021Hythe
Pre inquest review28 March 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstonePatricia Webster9019 December 2021New Romney
Inquest28 March 202212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnthony Hesmer8519 December 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 April 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMya Lawrence1315 October 2021Dover
Inquest4 April 202212:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneTrevor Sheavills8321 December 2021Ashford
Inquest4 April 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLuke Stanley366 January 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 April 20223pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAbigail Ballard236 January 2022Folkestone
Inquest5 April 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDonald Musgrave9011 January 2022Tenterden
Inquest5 April 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMichael Maule7113 January 2022New Romney
Inquest8 April 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneCyril Emden758 January 2022Ashford
Inquest13 to 14 April 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Homan777 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest22 April 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstonePatrick Avery766 January 2022Dover
Inquest22 April 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIrene Miller9120 December 2021Folkestone
Inquest22 April 202212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoy Dixon5029 July 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest27 to 29 April 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIoannis Forakis7522 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest6 May 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert Perry818 November 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest9 May 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneLina Wydor8322 December 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest20 June 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRazvan Costache3429 December 2021Folkestone