Investigations and inquests in Mid Kent and Medway

This area covers the district council areas of Maidstone, Medway, Tonbridge & Malling (part), 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
Address: 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
Pre inquest review17 June 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAdris Habb2220 November 2018Isle of Sheppey
Pre inquest review17 June 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBryan Tuckwell6724 July 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest17 June 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Mitchinson7229 March 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest18 June 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorge Lee673 July 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Pre request interview18 June 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlison Palmer6314 March 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest18 June 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Checksfield5426 December 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest18 June 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEllen Brown9513 July 2018 Maidstone
Inquest18 June 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Steven Liddle4612 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest18 June 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSamantha Spikin3517 January 2018Maidstone
Inquest19 June 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLiam McDonagh4621 March 2019Gillingham
Inquest19 June 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Conroy4231 March 2019Coxheath
Inquest19 June 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephen Fosbraey5227 February 2018Sittingbourne
Pre inquest review19 June 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRichard Betts2326 June 2018Maidstone Hospital
Inquest20 June 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Dorothy Macey897 October 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest20 June 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneColin Ring5014 April 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest24 June 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAndrew Platford5727 March 2019Rochester
Inquest25 June 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Keyes5117 August 2018Maidstone Hospital
Pre request interview26 June 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRichard Gordon8429 June 2018Maidstone Hospital
Pre inquest review28 June 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEileen Ball862 November 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest1 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDorothy Reddick9111 December 2017Rochester
Inquest1 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAndrius Stumbra414 March 2019King's College Hospital
Inquest1 July 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAndrew Jenkins5417 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest1 July 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBernard Harris891 April 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest1 July 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Bassett9120 April 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest1 July 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEric Witherington6213 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest2 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneYazmina Howard182 October 2018M20
Inquest8 July 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Maurice Oldham808 April 2019Chatham
Inquest8 July 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTony Butcher8319 April 2019Wisdom Hospice
Inquest8 July 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJan Polak633 November 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest8 July 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBernard Crockett9019 January 2019Rochester
Inquest9 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLuke Merry343 April 2019Frankfurt
Inquest9 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFrederick Hoyle9231 August 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 July 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJacqueline Folkes3715 April 2019Maidstone
Inquest9 July 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRuth Gadd6619 January 2019Warden
Inquest9 July 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEileen Murray7717 January 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 July 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeggy Dawkins8518 April 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest10 July 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCarole Wedge8126 November 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest10 July 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlbert Loveridge8626 February 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest15 - 19 July 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Scott4917 March 2019Rochester
Inquest22 - 25 July 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Reeves3717 January 2017Isle of Sheppey
Inquest22 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePhillippa Vickers7626 April 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest22 July 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWayne Skinner4517 February 2019Maidstone
Inquest22 July 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephen Glover6722 April 2019Wisdom Hospice
Inquest22 July 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRobert Elder546 March 2019Gillingham
Inquest22 July 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRaymond Smith7411 February 2019Heart of Kent Hospice
Inquest23 July 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Mancini7725 July 2018Maidstone Hospital
Inquest23 July 20191:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMargaret Taylor867 November 2018Rochester
Inquest23 July 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorge Byfleet9716 May 2019Chatham
Inquest23 July 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSylvia Martin6124 April 2018Stockbury
Inquest24 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBetty Chittil9616 May 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest27 August 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLinda Rudland656 June 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest29 July 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBeryl Dawson731 May 2019Wisdom Hospice
Pre inquest review30 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHenry Lovell2514 July 2018Chatham Historic Dockyard
Inquest31 July 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald Bartholomew7020 December 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest5 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBrian Long5820 November 2018Gillingham
Inquest5 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMartin Randall4820 January 2019Gillingham
Inquest5 August 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCissie Costa901 May 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest5 August 201292pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTina Stone5727 February 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBrenda Salida773 February 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKevin Tassell512 September 2018Gillingham
Inquest6 August 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKathleen Stevens02 May 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 August 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Howard764 March 2010Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorgia Mann1526 October 2018Kings College Hospital
Inquest7 August 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTimothy Ridley468 May 2019Maidstone
Inquest7 August 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCharles Forshew768 May 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 August 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoger Green7410 May 2019Gillingham
Inquest12 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDelroy Brown503 March 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest12  - 13 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDerrick Johnston4312 August 2018HMP Swaleside
Inquest12 August 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSusan Hayward5927 February 2019Maidstone
Inquest12 August 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSusan Rowe5515 April 2019Leybourne
Inquest12 August 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMatthew Dillon494 February 2019Wouldham
Inquest13 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Wyatt6814 February 2019Gillingham
Inquest13 August 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCatherine Ashley3819 February 2019Rochester
Inquest14 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn De Brou7213 February 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest19 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRichard Avron-Cotton3412 June 2018Sittingbourne
Inquest19 August 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Ambrose758 May 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest19 August 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristine Jeyes3012 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest27 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKieran Pearce2430 April 2019Rochester
Inquest28 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEmma Green331 April 2019Gillingham
Inquest28 August 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Peachey7720 May 2019Gillingham
Inquest28 August 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMandeep Halaith375 February 2019A2 Watling Street, Strood
Inquest2 - 6 September 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKiera Hodder2011 April 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest2 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKathleen Ostermeyer8125 May 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest2 September 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Bottomley6415 April 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Swanson5225 February 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 September 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Hope7526 April 2019Heart of Kent Hospice
Inquest9 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Inquest10 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEthel Harris9519 May 2019Gillingham
Inquest10 September 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Hewson6524 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest18 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCarol Pickup418 May 2019Maidstone
Inquest23 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Hardy7531 March 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest25 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAiden Galvin2325 May 2019Blue Bell Hill, Maidstone
Inquest7 - 10 October 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlbert Lilleycrop3 days16 July 2018Medway Maritime Hospital