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
Inquest14 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert Lawrence7511 September 2017William Harvey Hospital
Inquest14 May 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Clark7525 April  2021Hawkinge House
Inquest17 to 18 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSimon Baker4825 July 2020Dover
Inquest18 May 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMatthew Chidwick4226 January 2021Dover
Inquest18 May 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKerry Heap4325 February 2021Whitstable
Inquest18 May 20213:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneStuart Allfree763 August 2020Faversham
Inquest21 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Robinson7623 February  2021Ashford
Pre inquest review21 May 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDonald Milsted9028 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 May 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneBrenda Carter7922 February 2021Folkestone
Inquest21 May 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneTimothy Crew3815 December 2020Folkestone
Inquest21 May 20211:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneHenry Kenny8818 March 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEmilia Marsh203 November 2020Faversham
Inquest24 May 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMichael George8917 December 2020William Harvey Hospital
Pre inquest review 26 May 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDaniel Ludlam4930 December 2019Folkestone
Inquest27 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJoe Templeman189 May 2021Dover
Inquest28 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMark Sanderson5412 October  2020Canterbury
Inquest1 June 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJason Williams2410 January 2021Folkestone
Inquest1 June 20212:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneVictor McGary8131 March 2021Ashford
Inquest1 June 20212:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePeter Clark612 May 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 June 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKevin Miller4522 December 2020Dover
Inquest7 June 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneLilian Elgar8620 February 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 June 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDuane Swallow291 March 2021Sandgate
Inquest7 June 20213pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoy Lane9125 February 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest10 June 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford Road, MaidstoneElle-Mae Wood2014 June 2020Ashford
Inquest14 June 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAiden Boustead2414 October 2020Dover
Inquest14 to 15 June 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAlfred Coley7924 April 2019Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Inquest14 June 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePaul Lucas7120 March 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest14 June 20213pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMaureen Townsend8323 April 2021New Romney
Pre inquest review18 June  202110amCounty Hall, MaidstonePauline Goffe6927 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 18 June 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneLynne Holmes586 January 2021Dover
Inquest18 June 20213:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneBernard Ball7211 April 2021Folkestone
Inquest21 June 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneValerie Weber7416 October 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 June 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Hall3916 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 June11amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRose Philps8923 March 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 June 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDavid Laws837 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 June 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSteven Schyberg6127 January 2021Herne Bay
Inquest21 June 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMaria Sturman5129 April 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest23 June 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneNeil Vickery5219 January 2020Folkestone
Inquest 25 June 2021 10amCounty Hall, Maidstone Anna-Maria Loomes 31 16 September 2020 Dover
Inquest25 June 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Bourne8729 December 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest28 June 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEdith Bartlett9918 April 2021Dover
Inquest28 June 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJeanette Howard7520 April 2021Hythe
Inquest28 June 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneVictor McGarry8131 March 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest28 June 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneFlorence Bright 8914 December 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 2 July 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRosemary Richmond8129 September 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest5 July 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford Road, MaidstoneMark Dixon473 November 2019Isle of Sheppey
Inquest5 July 202110:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePeter Winters5121 July 2019Hythe
Pre inquest review9 July 20211pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDennis Lee914 August 2020Folkestone
Inquest 16 July 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Craig Phelan 34 19 May 2020 Ashford
Inquest16 July 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMarie-Antoinette Ghyselen9120 April 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest19 July 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnthony Akpeki5917 December 2020Dover
Inquest21 July 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohn Sargent7713 October 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest23 July 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneTomas Horvath3213 December 2020Kings College Hospital
Inquest23 July 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobin Hodges7827 January 2021Ashminster House Care Home
Inquest26 July 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneEdward Wylie4630 March 2021Dover
Inquest27 July 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneLaura Holian3816 January 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 July 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMarion White833 April 2021Hawkinge House, Folkestone
Inquest30 July 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSarah Horn2210 April 2021Dover
Inquest30 July 202112:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePamela Lee738 March 2021Ashford
Inquest30 July 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneIan Cowley5128 March 2021Ashford
Inquest2 August 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnn Smith8526 April 2021Hythe
Inquest2 August 202110:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDavid Murphy4928 April 2021Folkestone
Inquest11 to 13 August 202110:30amShepway Centre, Oxford Road, MaidstoneHoward Matthews8311 September 2020Ashminster House Care Home
Inquest12 August 20213:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneEduardas Zaicas5428 May 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest23 August 202110amThe
Archbishops Palace, Maidstone
Clive Moore7521 March 2021William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 October 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneTyrese Goldsmith1814 April 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest1 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSharon Haywood5818 April 2021Lydd
Inquest1 November 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMichael Phelan4818 April 2021Lydd
Inquest1 November 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJack Ryle-Thompsett2618 April 2021Lydd
Inquest1 November 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJulia James5327 April 2021Aylesham