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.

TypeDateTimePlace of inquestNameAgeDate of birthPlace of death
Inquest10 August 20209:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRichard Lukehurst9120 July 2020Canterbury
Inquest10 August 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneElisa Kern552 May 2020Folkestone
Inquest10 August 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Ashman7712 April 2020Ashford
Inquest12 August 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneThomas Parkinson4223 May 2020Ashford
Inquest17 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBradley Newman2026 April 2020Ashford
Inquest17 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneShonach Roberts7710 March 2020Dover
Inquest17 August 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBradley McManus321 May 2020Canterbury
Inquest18 August 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Burbridge454 May 2020Ashford
Inquest18 August 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRanjit Dehal3922 December 2019Dover
Inquest18 April 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneAlfred Cotterill8215 March 2020William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review19 August 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNeil Vickery5219 January 2020Folkestone
Pre inquest review24 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Winters5121 July 2019 Hythe
Inquest24 August 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGary Adams505 April 2020Dover
Inquest24 August 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAaron Smith1719 April 2020Kings College Hospital
Inquest25 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSally Baker3529 April 2020Otterden
Inquest26 August 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald McLeish8418 May 2020Dover
Inquest27 August 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRobert Moss7612 May 2020Ashford
Inquest27 August 202012pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJulia Craik5318 April 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest27 August 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneRaymond Unsworth8420 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 September 202010:30amCounty Hall, Maidstone Brenda Henwood8913 April 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Parker5510 November 2019Tenterden
Inquest1 September 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRebecca Bates347 April 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest2 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSheila Taylor6212 March 2020Ashford
Inquest7 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJill Reynolds8218 January 2020William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review7 September 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDarren Hogan3113 March 2020Folkestone
Inquest11 September 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJames McCormack8011 September 2020William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review11 September 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRebecca Judge4118 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest12 September 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLaurence Dunn4824 May 2020Ashford
Inquest15 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKelly Martin2425 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest16 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFrederick Taylor2411 June 2020Dover
Inquest16 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJason Peterson5019 March 2020Dover
Inquest16 September 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBenjamin Fairbrass2813 June 2020Rolvenden
Inquest16 September 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNeil Harper4215 June 2020Dover
Inquest18 September 202010:30am County Hall, MaidstoneChristine Cloke7611 December 2019Dover
Inquest21 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMartin Oman6619 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRyan Homewood2716 May 2020Biddenden
Pre inquest review23 September 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneElle-Mae Wood2014 June 2020M20 junction
Inquest28 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePatrick Shortall6918 December 2019Folkestone
Inquest28 September 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKamil Nowicki318 May 2020Folkestone
Inquest29 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJoan Hollands9136 January 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 September 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRobert Bartlett6026 March 2020Folkestone
Inquest30 September 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMelodie Pinckney144 January 2020Folkestone
Inquest1 October 202011am County Hall, MaidstoneDavid Wiles6626 September 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 October 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneConnor Scott2229 June 2020Dover
Pre inquest review7 October 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneMark Dixon473 November 2019Isle of Sheppey
Inquest8 October 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRosemary Richmond8129 September 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest9 October 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRonald Oiller698 May 2020Romney Marsh
Inquest9 October 202012pm County Hall, MaidstoneLeonard Ferguson8010 April 2020Ashford
Inquest12 October 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSam Smythson2030 June 2020Ashford
Inquest13 October 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJulian Whiston7216 November 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest13 October 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMorgan Joy549 July 2020Ashford
Inquest14 October 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCharles Banyard813 July 2020Saint Margaret's Bay
Inquest16 October 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneElizabeth Apps878 July 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 October 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Carr7013 July 2020Dover
Inquest23 October 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMillie Greenway174 July 2020Ashford
Inquest23 October 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneRaymond Beard6911 July 2020Ashford
Inquest23 October 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKarolina Osajda3715 July 2020Ashford
Inquest26 October 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneValerie Webber7416 October 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest26 October 202012pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Coates8926 July 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest26 October 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJane Vine645 July 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest26 October 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneMartin Seely3322 July 2020Faversham
Inquest26 October 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneShirley Hadley8726 July 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest26 October 20203pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDaniel Stephens3728 July 2020Dover
Inquest7 to 8 December 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJordan Seecharan2229 March 2019William Harvey Hospital