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).

All inquests are held at Oakwood House, Maidstone unless stated otherwise.

The Senior Coroner for this area is Patricia Harding.

Contact Kent and Medway Coroner Service

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Address: Coroner Service Team, Oakwood House, Oakwood Park, Maidstone, ME16 8AE

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
Inquest30 May 202412pmOakwood House, MaidstoneRicky Lester268 February 2024Folkestone
Inquest30 May 202412:30pmOakwood House, MaidstoneGary Sherwood641 February 2024Canterbury
Inquest30 May 20242pmOakwood House, MaidstoneKelly Harding4026 January 2024Dover
Inquest30 May 20242:30pmOakwood House, MaidstoneIan Hornby661 January 2024Romney Marsh
Inquest30 May 20243pmOakwood House, MaidstoneDavid Smissen4128 April 2024King's College Hospital
Inquest31 May 202410amOakwood House, MaidstonePamela Bonding7615 September 2023William Harvey Hospital
Inquest31 May 20242pmOakwood House, MaidstoneRobert Keith3823 February 2024Ashford
Inquest31 May 20242:30pmOakwood House, MaidstoneLinda Shaw649 February 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest31 May 20243:30pmOakwood House, MaidstoneMichael Lewis743 March 2024Folkestone
Inquest3 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneArthur Shaw946 May 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 June 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneTrevor Chapman917 May 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 June 202411amOakwood House, MaidstoneBarrie Hinton736 March 2024Canterbury
Inquest3 June 202411:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneJill Haddock7929 December 2023Ashford
Inquest3 June 20242pmOakwood House, MaidstoneSiobhan Simmonds331 March 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneDavid Hayward8016 December 2023Ashford
Inquest7 June 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneHelen Collins9228 March 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 June 202411amOakwood House, MaidstoneSusan Pope323 June 2023King's College Hospital
Inquest7 June 20242pmOakwood House, MaidstoneCaroline Stockley8518 February 2024Ashford
Inquest7 June 20242pmOakwood House, MaidstoneBetty Ticehurst9428 January 2024William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review7 June 20243pmOakwood House, MaidstoneNeal Andrew653 February 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest10 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneBenjamin Taylor464 March 2024Cliffe
Inquest10 June 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneJosephine Davies9112 March 2024Hythe
Inquest10 June 202411amOakwood House, MaidstoneDavid Shannon819 March 2024King's College Hospital
Inquest10 June 202412pmOakwood House, MaidstoneCharles Anderton4228 January 2024Dover
Inquest10 June 20242pmOakwood House, MaidstoneLinda Davidson7623 December 2023William Harvey Hospital
Inquest14 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstonePaul Stuart-Adams695 January 2024Sittingbourne
Inquest14 June 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneJohn Jordan853 April 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest14 June 202412pmOakwood House, MaidstoneRaymond Norman7813 April 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest17 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstonePeter Dowsett7418 November 2023Dover
Inquest17 June 202412pmOakwood House, MaidstoneNazia Siddique2316 August 2023Canterbury
Inquest19 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneAlfred Pickard7730 December 2023Ashford
Inquest21 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneVictor Koumbas-Stokes6717 March 2024Dover
Inquest21 June 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneMandy Duncan589 December 2023William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 to 26 June 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneRyley Dray1613 June 2023Dover
Inquest5 July 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneLee Colbert6317 April 2024Ashford
Inquest5 July 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneSylvia Frost9012 April 2024Folkestone
Inquest5 July 202411amOakwood House, MaidstoneHans-Jakob Hurlimann7324 April 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest5 July 202411:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneRoy Moore7928 March 2024New Romney
Inquest5 July 202412pmOakwood House, MaidstoneDanny Robertson4511 February 2024Dover
Inquest8 July 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneChristopher Hounsell6122 December 2023King's College Hospital
Inquest8 July 202411amOakwood House, MaidstoneJulia Baldwin6230 November 2023Malaga
Pre inquest review8 July 202411:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneElizabeth Elliott7615 March 2012Folkestone
Inquest8 July 20242pmOakwood House, MaidstoneMartin Walczak6528 March 2024Royal London Hospital
Inquest8 July 20243pmOakwood House, MaidstoneAmanda Bell4016 December 2023Dover
Inquest29 July 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneDeborah Killeen5915 December 2023Ashford
Inquest2 August 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneFrank Jameson766 May 2024Hythe
Inquest2 August 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneMelvyn Reed809 May 2024Ashford
Inquest12 August 202411amOakwood House, MaidstoneRaymond Goldsack9123 February 2024William Harvey Hospital
Inquest9 September 202410:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneStuart Donnelly524 May 2024Wootten
Inquest13 September 202410amOakwood House, MaidstoneKevin Goldsmith5429 February 2024A251