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
Inquest17 September 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneBernard Cook7630 May 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest17 September 20213:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMoria Bailey822 September 2021Ashford
Inquest24 September 20219:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJoan Bartliff894 September 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 September 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRonald Edge738 September 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 September 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter Baker7811 September 2021Dover
Inquest25 September 20219:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneHoward Matthews8311 September 2020Ashford
Inquest27 September 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJutta Knox3010 July 2021Dover
Inquest27 September 202110:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRobin Westwood792 June 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest27 September 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneVanessa Ainger5616 June 2021Canterbury
Inquest27 September 202111:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePiers Dickenson2323 June 2021Folkestone
Inquest27 September 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePatricia Lovell4527 June 2021Ashford
Inquest27 September 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMuriel Bing8814 March 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest29 September 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMarie Ghylesen9120 April 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 September 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneVeronica Cooper3931 January 2021Folkestone
Inquest1 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Sargent7713 October 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 October 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneTyrese Goldsmith1814 April 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest4 to 5 October 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneGuadalupe Alzaga724 June 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest8 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstonePauline Goffe6927 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review11 October 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDaniel Ludlam4930 December 2019Folkestone
Inquest11 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneColin Lowe785 June 2021William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review11 October 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneChristine Chapman7629 August 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest11 October 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneWilliam King8914 July 2021Ashford
Inquest11 October 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJune Bolton8621 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest12 October 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneTimothy Blackwood7811 July 2021Tenterden
Inquest18 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneCraig Phelan3419 May 2020Ashford
Pre inquest review25 October 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePatricia Mendham7926 June 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest25 October 202112:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJames Fitzpatrick744 August 2021Folkestone
Pre inquest review25 October 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDonald Miller9524 July 2021Folkestone
Inquest1 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSally Jordan6131 August 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 November 202110:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohn Golden8625 May 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 November 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMarcus Heafey-Goodbourn2427 July 2021Dover
Inquest1 November 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJulia James5327 April 2021Aylesham
Inquest1 November 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDesmond Dawkins708 May 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest1 November 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAlgert Lleshi225 June 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest2 to 3 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneIoannis Forakis7522 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIoannis Forakis7522 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest5 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAiden Boustead2414 October 2021Dover
Inquest5 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert Dunmall5526 July 2021Faversham
Inquest5 November 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKim Prothero2825 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest5 November 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnthony White7921 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest10 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAbdul Qadir Khan348 June 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest10 November 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoy Lane9125 February 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest12 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneShaun Wark5916 July 2021Hythe
Inquest12 November 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSheila Barwise6919 August 2021Whitstable
Pre Inquest Review12 November 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIris Carter8424 June 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest12 November 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Turner613 May 2021Ashford
Inquest12 November 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnne Coutts6520 August 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest12 November 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneLuke Walsh2511 July 2021Folkestone
Inquest13 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLinda Oliver609 September 2021St Margarets
Inquest15 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDenny Wiltshire2219 May 2021Dover
Inquest15 November 202110:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLuke Goad3629 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest15 November 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDavid Homan777 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest19 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMichael Rock702 July 2021Ashford
Inquest19 November 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstonePamela Comber8611 August 2021Ashford
Inquest19 November 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDace Homa5815 August 2021Ashford
Inquest19 November 202112:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDoris Reeve957 August 2021Ashford
Inquest19 November 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneEmma West713 September 2021Cranbrook
Inquest22 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneFrancis McSwiggin882 March 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest22 November 20212:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnn Jarrett8816 August 2021Folkestone
Inquest26 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMargaret Douglas823 August 2021Faversham
Inquest10 December 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDenise Scarborough6026 August 2021Dymchurch
Inquest10 December 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneLouis Daly6929 August 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest10 December 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMatthew Rainbird487 September 2021Dover
Inquest13 December 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadGary Waters5929 July 2021Canterbury
Inquest7 January 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEdward Glover1813 July 2021Harbledown
Inquest10 January 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJoyce Wright8122 July 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 January 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohn Goodwin906 September 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 January 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadShirley McCann804 June 2021Folkestone
Inquest31 January 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadThomas Horvath3213 December 2020Kings College Hospital
Inquest7 February 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRoy Dixon5029 July 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest7 February 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneGlenn Allen6115 August 2021Ashford
Inquest7 February 202212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneBilly Moss2226 August 2021Ashford
Inquest7 February 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Woollard6710 September 2021Ashford