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 Kent and Medway Coroner Service

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Email: KentandMedwayCoroners@kent.gov.uk
Address: 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
Inquest30 January 202311:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Jiggens8419 December 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 January 202312pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneIan Cowell383 October 2022Dover
Inquest30 January 20232:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneVera Bennett8918 January 2023William Harvey Hospital
Inquest31 January 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert Cowx768 January 2022Kings College Hospital
Inquest31 January 202311:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMackenzie Croxford-Cook143 August 2022Dover
Inquest3 February 202310amOakwood House, MaidstoneWayne Philpott442 August 2022Kings College Hospital
Inquest3 February 202311amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKarl Taylor5729 October 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 February 202311:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEllen Day217 November 2022Ashford
Inquest3 February 202312pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMax Ramsden367 November 2022Ashford
Pre inquest review3 February 20232pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKeith Foad3426 June 2022Kings College Hospital
Inquest6 February 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSamantha Lipman3226 November 2022Folkestone
Inquest6 February 202310:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIrene Lewis8312 September 2022Dover
Inquest6 February 20232pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKenneth Aitken864 December 2022Ashford
Treasure6 February 20232:30pm2017 T897 - Bronze age hoard of plate metal and broken objects contained in a potnot applicablenot applicablenot applicableCentral and south east Kent
Inquest6 February 20233pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMargaret Cornelius9011 October 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest7 February 202312pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnne Pulford8426 November 2022William Harvey Hospital
 20 February 202311:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMax Ramsden367 November 2022Ashford
Inquest24 February 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDerek Bidewell8611 April 2022Surrey
Inquest27 February to 3 March 202310amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadSamantha Mulcahy324 July 2018William Harvey Hospital
Inquest27 February to 3 March 202310amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadKimberley Sampson2922 May 2018Kings College Hospital
Inquest27 February 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneBrian Simpson7318 September 2022Folkestone
Inquest27 February 20232pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneNigel Duell655 December 2022Bonnington
Inquest27 February 20232:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneValerie Gardiner773 January 2023William Harvey Hospital
Inquest27 February 20233pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMargaret Dryland9012 January 2023Folkestone
Inquest3 March 202310amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePatrick Gold767 September 2022New Romney
Inquest6 March 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneThelma Easton9316 December 2022Ashford
Inquest6 March 202310:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneTyrese Goldsmith1814 April 2021Kings College Hopsital
Inquest7 March 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneShirley May7116 November 2022Ashford
Inquest13 March 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMadeleine March8017 January 2023William Harvey Hospital
Inquest20 to 21 March 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRichard Baldwin8017 February 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest21 March 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneOlivia Martin924 December 2021Folkestone
Inquest22 March 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneBenjamin Hart2512 October 2022Dover
Inquest24 March 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneScott Elliott6023 July 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest24 March 20232pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlastair Fleming86-William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 April 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneShambhu Shrestha2312 January 2023Folkestone
Inquest11 to 12 April 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDenis Sivak2614 April 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest17 April 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlfred Chambers856 November 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest17 April 202310:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnkit Sajnani3515 January 2023Ashford
Inquest17 April 202311amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDaniel Wooldridge2017 January 2023Dover
Inquest21 April 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAndrew Leak6630 October 2022Dover
Inquest17 July 202310amCounty Hall, MaidstonePamela Hogan8629 December 2022William Harvey Hospital