Investigations and inquests in Mid Kent and Medway

This area covers the district council areas of Maidstone, Medway, Tonbridge and Malling (part), 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)
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.

TypeDateTimePlaceNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest14 July 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Berry Crouzieres4624 February 2020Chatham
Inquest14 July 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoger Best7313 May 2020Sittingbourne
Inquest15 July 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJoyce Davis8818 June 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest15 July 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePaul Collins5930 March 2020Maidstone
Inquest15 July 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEdna Challender976 July 2020Invicta Court Care Home, Maidstone
Inquest15 July 20204pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Pope863 July 2020Wisdom Hospice, Rochester
Inquest17 July 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKatherine Hogan9231 August 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest20 July 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBarry Jordan7423 April 2020Maidstone
Inquest20 July 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Allen4117 April 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest20 July 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Scott7321 February 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest20 July 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGemma Wright2927 April 2020Leybourne
Inquest 21 July 20209:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone David Page 60 28 February 2020 Sheerness
Inquest21 July 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Paul Lampkin6130 June 2020Rochester
Inquest28 July 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Peter Oliver7127 April 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest28 July 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJoan Vincent9125 April 2020Rochester
Inquest28 July 20202pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Omolara Soremekun 89 1 February 2020 Gillingham
Inquest31 July 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Christopher Smith634 March 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest3 August 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Lee Roberts3216 March 2020Maidstone
Inquest4 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBenjamin Ambrose153 May 2020Chatham
Inquest4 August 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Bellio3330 April 2020Aylesford
Inquest4 August 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Steer4013 May 2020Rochester
Inquest5 August 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTeresa Moore9110 May 2020Rochester
Inquest8 August 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDesmond Glover816 May 2020Queenborough
Inquest10 August 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSarah Allen8826 April 2020Broadstairs
Inquest11 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRhonda Millen738 April 2020Heart of Kent Hospice
Inquest11 August 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDakota Webb2220 April 2020Cliffe
Inquest11 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAmanda Harber5024 February 2020St Thomas' Hospital
Inquest11 August 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJonathan Plimmer4513 May 2020Rainham
Inquest12 August 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Wright545 January 2020East Sussex
Inquest12 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCaroline Jeary5828 January 2020Maidstone Hospital
Pre inquest review14 August 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneTessa Sweeney8129 July 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Pre inquest review14 August 20201:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneNancy Sargent6 months1 November 2018Darenth Valley Hospital
Pre inquest review14 August 20203pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneGemma Hutchins3218 April 2018Maidstone Hospital
Inquest17 August 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoy Wickenden9027 March 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest18 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRalph Stears765 June 2020Gillingham
Inquest19 August 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlbert Hinton8731 October 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest19 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Edwards7521 May 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest19 August 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJanette Anderson7628 May 2020Rochester
Inquest19 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeoffrey Marriott785 June 2020Sittingbourne
Inquest25 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald Higgs8323 April 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest25 August 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNatalie Howard4631 December 2019Chatham
Inquest26 August 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJune Dane5426 May 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest1 September 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRobert Quinnell8521 March 2020Maidstone Hospital
Pre inquest review1 September 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Devenny342 September 2020Sheerness
Inquest1 September 20204pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIrene Rogers951 June 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest 2 September 202010am County Hall, MaidstoneKayleigh Millen1931 January 2018Gillingham
Inquest2 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCarl Bell4912 June 2020Maidstone Hosptial
Inquest4 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGary Stapley466 June 2020Rochester
Inquest4 September 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneValerie Sims785 June 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBen Dance3914 June 2020Kings Hill
Inquest7 September 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Gloria Bond8522 June 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 September 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlexander Stokes7314 June 2020Rochester
Inquest7 September 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTeresa Bullock7813 January 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest8 September 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBarry White7116 June 2019Kings College Hospital
Inquest8 September 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Owen8222 December 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJulie Sanders6328 April 2020Whitstable
Inquest11 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNilma Quinnell3423 June 2020Rochester
Inquest11 September 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSam Griffiths2819 June 2020Maidstone
Inquest14 September 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGlenn Barlow6421 June 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest14 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlfred Emery9128 March 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest14 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Summers752 April 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest15 to 16 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Gemma Hutchins3218 April 2018 Maidstone Hospital
Inquest15 September 202010:30am County Hall, MaidstoneWilliam Wakeley8425 June 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest21 to 22 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTessa Sweeney8129 July 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest22 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Max Bailey301 October 2019Maidstone
Inquest22 September 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRodney Blackman786 December 2019Maidstone
Inquest24 September 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDoris Goodridge9322 June 2020Gillingham
Inquest29 September 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoy Willing914 April 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest5 October 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBrenda Sparling8729 October 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest6 October 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKathleen Stevens702 May 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 October 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Paul Moorby4024 July 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 October 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Luke Jackson912 December 2019Guys & St. Thomas' Hospital
Inquest8 October 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneElliott Holmes1925 June 2020Gravesend
Inquest13 October 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJason Callaghan4713 February 2020Wisdom Hospice
Inquest15 October 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBernard Short6519 October 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest20 October 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Burwood3916 November 2019East Malling
Inquest24 November 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDaniel Boxall3122 May 2020Isle of Sheppey
Inquest12 January 202110:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePetrut Cristea264 June 2020Maidstone Hospital