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).

Senior Coroner

Patricia Harding

Coroner's Officers

(Calls reporting a new death or relating to a current case.)

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02
Address: Coroner Service Team, Cantium House, Sandling Road, Maidstone, ME14 1XD
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 05 03
Coroner Service Team, Cantium House, Sandling Road, Maidstone, ME14 1XD
Office hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

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

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.

TypeDateTimePlaceNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest27 August 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald Marwood7823 June 2019Folkestone
Inquest27 August 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMario Vassallo875 June 2019Ashford
Inquest27 August 20194pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Ronald Marwood7823 June 2019Folkestone
Inquest29 August 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJason White304 May 2019Ashford
Inquest2 September 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Whitworth7320 April 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest2 September 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIris Clampitt876 August 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest9 September 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHarold Skilton2118 May 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest9 September 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBethany Eves219 September 2019William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review10 September 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBenjamin Moss4212 March 2019Off the coast of Dover
Inquest10 September 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Paul Taylor6423 June 2019Folkestone
Inquest11 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCharles Crouch7130 November 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest11 September 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Jeffrey Callahan597 March 2019Folkestone
Inquest12 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLucy Goodman4021 May 2019Ashford
Pre inquest review12 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBenjamin Moss4212 March 2018Off the coast of Dover
Inquest16 September 20191pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Godwin499 May 2019Folkestone
Inquest18 September 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJoyce Baldock9229 June 2019Margate
Inquest23 September 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEdith Chandler705 June 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest23 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKeith Healey7711 April 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGladys Pellett928 July 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 September 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Roberts7015 April 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest25 September 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBruce Hottum6321 July 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest26 September 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone2018 T354 - 1 x Gilt Silver Iconographic Ringunavailableunavailableunavailable
Inquest3 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIris Whitehead8214 July 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 - 9 October 201910:30amThe Guildhall, SandwichJean Long8416 November 2017Folkestone
Inquest7 October 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePauline Fallon8928 July 2019Dymchurch
Inquest8 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLeo Chick2 months23 January 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest9 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDaniel Waite433 July 2019Hollingbourne
Inquest14 October 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIris Levy8830 July 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest15 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWendy Smoker8316 April 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest23 October 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLouis Belcourt7515 June 2019Nuremberg Airport
Inquest30 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneOlive Walker9129 July 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeggy Loveridge1 day3 August 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 October 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Marsh6329 July 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 November 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Simmons4419 May 2019Ashford
Pre inquest review5 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCelia Macnaughton828 August 2019William Harvey Hospial
Inquest6 November 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Shane7317 July 2019Folkestone
Inquest11 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSophie Pearce1726 May 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest18 November 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCallie Lewis2431 August 2018Windermere, Cumbria
Inquest18 November 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJason Thomson439 January 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest2 December 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Simmons554 August 2019A259 Junction with Mill Bank Lane