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
Inquest16 to 17 December 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald Bartholomew7020 December 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest16 December 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Fryers7412 October 2019Rochester
Inquest16 December 20191:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHylton Ramshaw8622 June 2019Heart of Kent Hospice
Inquest16 December 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDouglas Finden553 June 2019Chatham
Inquest17 December 20191pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlbert Hinton8731 October 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest17 December 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFraser Bonner5926 July 2019Maidstone
Inquest6 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMarian Ardley816 September 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKathleen Ostermeyer8125 May 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest7 January 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Moorby4024 July 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 January 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePhillippa Vickers7626 April 2019Maidstone Hospital
Pre inquest review13 January 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJames Devenny342 September 2019Sheerness
Pre inquest review14 January 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLee Thrumble2618 April 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest14 January 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAudrey Thomas8626 September 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest14 January 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Field569 October 2019Broomfield Hospital
Inquest14 January 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Smith718 June 2019The Wisdom Hospice
Inquest16 January 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLily Young7714 October 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest16 January 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIrene Fowler8513 October 2019Rochester
Inquest17 January 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBarrie Cobb701 September 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest20 January 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJordon Amos238 October 2019Gillingham
Inquest21 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Short5622 September 2019M20 carriageway
Inquest21 January 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCatherine Bonham563 October 2019Sittingbourne
Inquest21 January 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Williams5511 October 2019Kings College Hospital
Inquest21 January 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneColin Caney8925 July 2019Rochester
Inquest22 January 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAntonia Bentley7312 October 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest23 January 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLorraine Springett525 August 2019Chatham
Inquest23 January 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBilly Angell327 August 2019Medway
Inquest26 February 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Wood7410 November 2019Chatham
Inquest28 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeggy Dawkins8518 April 2019Aylesford
Inquest28 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMargaret Taylor867 November 2018Rochester
Inquest3 February 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Edwards7028 June 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest3 February 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Stewart708 September 2019Maidstone
Inquest3 February 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorge Hotchkies821 November 2019Upper Halling
Inquest4 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJune Whitcher682 October 2019Maidstone
Inquest4 February 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneClamity Parker5428 September 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest4 February 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMarion Kalwarcyzk706 June 2019Sheerness
Inquest5 February 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneThomas Matthew8212 November 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest5 February 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKeith Nye731 September 2019Rochester
Inquest10 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJill Wood6426 August 2019Sittingbourne
Inquest10 February 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Purcell6028 April 2019Maidstone
Inquest10 February 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Libbeter4026 June 2019Leysdown
Inquest11 to 13 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneArchie Morrison459 June 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest17 February 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAnthony Dyer4522 September 2019Sittingbourne
Inquest18 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Miller4021 August 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest18 February 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMoira Liston608 November 2019Wisdom Hospice
Pre inquest review19 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCaden Stewart1627 June 2019 King's College Hospital
Inquest24 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneConall McPhilips3324 July 2019Gillingham
Inquest24 February 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Strong292 November 2019Maidstone
Inquest25 February 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBrenda Sparling8729 October 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest25 February 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAndrew Clewes333 November 2019Sheerness
Inquest25 February 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTommy Lee Thwaites2516 November 2019Maidstone
Inquest26 February 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEva Lawson882 November 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest27 to 28 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Smith634 March 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest2 March 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDaphne David9510 May 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest2 March 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGarry Beech6223 November 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest3 March 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEileen Sandwell7425 August 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 March 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRussell Charleston3927 November 2019Rainham
Inquest10 March 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneZoe Hamilton573 December 2019Higham
Inquest10 March 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneVeronica Nurse783 September 2019 King's College Hospital
Inquest24 March 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGerardo Abreu-Pederzini346 December 2019Gillingham
Inquest26 March 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKenneth Harden8518 September 2019Rochester
Inquest31 March 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKatherine Hogan9231 August 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest14 April 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLee Thrumble2618 April 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest20 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBernard Short6519 October 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest30 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRichard Betts2326 June 2019Maidstone Hospital