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.

TypeDateTimePlaceNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest3 April 20203:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnn Hessey8322 March 2020Faversham
Inquest6 April 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIris Barton9421 March 2020Hythe
Inquest6 April 20201pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Phyllis Grant9019 March 2020Hythe View Nursing Home
Inquest6 April 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorge Parsons8025 September 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRebekah Kumar283 January 2020Ashford
Inquest7 April 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGary Simpson304 January 2020Wittersham
Inquest9 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Bennett822 January 2020Portugal
Inquest9 April 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKenneth Dawes9128 January 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest9 April 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRichard Anderson6821 January 2020Ashford
Inquest14 April 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Parris8431 December 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Ashford
Inquest14 April 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneValerie Weber7416 October 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest14 April 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSadie-Grace Hooton-Willson1 month21 November 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest15 April 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneShirley Carnegie8427 January 2020Ashford
Inquest15 April 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePatricia Gooding7710 February 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest15 April 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAntje Nicholls8312 February 2020Faversham Cottage Hospital
Pre inquest review20 April 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Winters5121 July 2019Hythe
Inquest20 April 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAngela Marsh8311 November 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 April 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSean Anderson3724 January 2019Folkestone
Inquest22 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneElizabeth Ciantar845 February 2020Folkestone
Inquest22 April 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKris Wells314 September 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest22 April 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneVeronica Wells707 December 2019Folkestone
Inquest29 April 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAndrezej Noworycki5610 January 2020Kings College Hospital
Inquest29 April 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Harris8028 January 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest29 April 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAllan Read6214 December 2019Folkestone
Inquest30 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJulian Whiston7216 November 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 May 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Borner7216 December 2019Pilgrims Hospice
Inquest1 May 202012pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMary Somerville8718 December 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest4 May 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Lynn8112 October 2019Folkestone
Inquest4 May 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Nichol8431 October 2019Folkestone
Inquest4 May 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBetty Murtagh914 February 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest5 May 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRebecca Adeniyi301 December 2019Dover
Inquest5 May 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCatherine De Lacy619 December  2019Romney Marsh
Inquest7 May 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAvis Dootson6215 February 2020Folkestone
Inquest11 May 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGordon Everest8817 February 2020Romney Marsh
Inquest12 May 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Wiles6626 September 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest18 May 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorge Hawkins742 November 2019Faversham
Inquest20 May 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Gavin Myers3911 March 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest20 May 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Funnell5430 November 2019Folkestone
Inquest21 May 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneOliver Robinson258 February 2020Katmandu
Pre inquest review26 May 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Dixon473 November 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 June 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHarry Mountaine2115 January 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest1 June 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDominic Gilmore5822 November 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 to 4 June 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneBeryl Bushnell8323 August 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 June 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSimon Luxton5910 December 2019Faversham
Inquest3 June 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Willcocks8323 February 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest5 June 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJanet Gray8318 December 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest15 June 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNeil Vickery5219 January 2020Folkestone
Inquest15 June 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDerek Kilsby6711 March 2020Romney Marsh
Inquest22 June 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIain Hughes324 March 2020Hythe
Inquest22 June 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneYugal Limbu339 March 2020Ashford
Inquest29 June 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAnne Turnpenny4614 March 2020Ashford
Inquest29 June 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristine Cloke7611 December 2019Dover
Inquest6 July 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlfred Cotterill8215 March 2020William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJessica Dalgleish324 December 2019Kings College Hospital
Inquest1 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Parker5510 November 2019Tenterden