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.

TypeDateTime Place of inquestNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest15 to 17 September 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadGrant Maloney5521  January 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest20 September 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJeremy Skyrme544 May 2021Sandling
Inquest20 to 22 September 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneTerence Talbot589 April 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest23 September 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneTerence Talbot589 April 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest20 September 202110:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohnny Spencer7120 February 2021Faversham
Inquest20 September 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneBrian Scott7426 August 2020Chatham
Inquest20 September 202111:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJonathan Minister5518 March 2021Chatham
Inquest20 September 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSimon Watkins5310 April 2021Gillingham
Inquest20 September 202112:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDavid Dallas794 April 2021Aylesford
Inquest20 September 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJamie Jacquemai3211 June 2021Gillingham
Inquest20 September 20212:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneGregory Zendel5614 April 2021Maidstone
Inquest20 September 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneGary Roberts6431 March 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest23 September10amCounty Hall, MaidstoneTerence Talbot589 April 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest24 September 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMary Mallon7828 May 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest24 September 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKenneth Simmons8921 June 2021Maidstone Hospital
Inquest24 September 202112;30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneClaire Williams5327 August 2021Walderslade
Inquest27 September 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJulie Kelley599 July 2021Newington
Inquest27 September 202112:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnne Butler7220 June 2021Eastchurch
Inquest27 September 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLeslie Eagle7720 May 2021Rochester
Inquest28 September 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneElaine Priestley9012 December 2020Staplehurst
Inquest28 September 20213:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSusan Thompson576 April 2021Penenden Heath
Inquest29 September to 1 October 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford Road, MaidstoneDaniel Williams5811 December 2020Maidstone
Inquest1 October 20213pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneBeryl Lacey7810 April 2021Rochester
Inquest4 to 22 October 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford Road, MaidstoneChristian Hinkley3329 July 2019Eastchurch
Inquest4 October 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMark Raymond5922 March 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest5 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDanny Box415 July 2021Chatham
Inquest5 October 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Simpson7716 June 2021Maidstone
Inquest5 October 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneBarbara Shoebridge7631 August 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest5 October 202112:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Wright5712 July 2021Gillingham
Inquest5 October 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneChristopher Grimes273 June 2021Chatham
Inquest11 October 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJacqueline Rowswell544 May 2021Minster on Sea
Inquest11 October 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneSanny Cornish437 May 2021Gillingham
Inquest11 October 20213:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneStuart Brown575 April 2021Maidstone
Inquest12 October 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRichard Buchanan579 May 2021Headcorn
Inquest12 October 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstonePaul Rush6012 June 2021Snodland
Inquest12 October 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLawrence Dick3621 July 2021Lordswood
Inquest12 October 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneHenry Dumas9010 August 2021Sittingbourne
Inquest12 October 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneIkemba Nlewedim307 June 2021Maidstone
Inquest15 October 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneVeran Toomey4326 June 2021Sheerness
Inquest15 October 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneWendy Rehberg6321 September 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest19 October 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohn Brown835 December 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest22 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneFrankie Vaughan-Woolley1719 January 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest22 October 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Constable719 May 2021Weavering
Inquest25 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMary Mooney7421 March 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest26 October 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSiva Mathiyalakan493 November 2020Sheerness
Inquest26 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGerald Gibson8310 February 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest26 October 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneBenjamin Walton3414 April 2021Maidstone
Inquest26 October 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMichael Freeman8214 June 2021Sheerness
Inquest27 October 20211pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRobert McKenna662 December 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest27 October 20213:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRory Baldwin261 August 2021Rochester
Inquest28 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRosanna Matthews3 days23 November 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Pre inquest review29 October 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKhalialur Rahman6431 October 2020Sheerness
Inquest29 October 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneNicholas Pearce251 September 2021Rochester
Inquest29 October 20211pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneVincent Waghorn5413 March 2021Maidstone Hospital
Inquest8 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneKevin Jones6022 March 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJoshua Spicer2425 July 2021Rochester
Inquest9 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJesika Vasanthakumar3520 August 2021Maidstone
Inquest9 November 202111amCounty Hall, MaidstoneCharlotte Buesden2823 August 2021Kemsley
Inquest9 November 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEdward Bunting8413 September 2021Sittingbourne
Inquest9 November 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSimon Moore6013 July 2020Chatham
Inquest12 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDenise Tassell5519 September 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest15 November 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneEdmund Almond4416 June 2021Maidstone
Inquest15 November 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMark Hollands3319 November 2020Maidstone Hospital
Inquest22 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnthony Wintle8710 March 2021Maidstone Hospital
Inquest22 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAndrew Krone4826 August 2021Maidstone
Inquest22 November 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJanice Parsons629 December 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest23 November 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneGlenn Thomson325 May 2021Rochester
Inquest23 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Henderson5427 May 2021Rochester
Inquest23 November 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneShane Scott456 August 2021Minster on Sea
Inquest23 November 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneIvy Brown8721 July 2021Rochester
Inquest23 November 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRonald Atkinson793 August 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest25 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSusan Down6617 May 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Pre inquest review26 November 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKathryn Millard5613 May 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest26 November 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneTerence Barton7520 March 2021Maidstone
Inquest29 November to 2 December 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRichard Engley 6126 December 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 to 10 December 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadKhalialur Rahman6431 October 2020Sheerness
Inquest6 December 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDerek Horman7019 August 2021Maidstone Hospital
Inquest7 December 202110amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneKathlyn Blease8923 July 2021Rochester
Inquest7 December 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnn-Marie Hill4323 July 2021Aylesford
Inquest10 January 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneBarry Hastings7611 July 2021Sheerness
Inquest10 to  21 January 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadJohn Brundle4922 January 2021Sheerness
Inquest17 January 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneEdward Rudd3816 July 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest18 January 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJulie Dewey6521 July 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest18 January 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneHugh McArthur836 August 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest28 January 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstonePaul Dearley401 August 2021Eastchurch
Inquest7 to 9 February 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadRobert Dewey512 May 2021Sheerness
Inquest10 to 11 February 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadMarco Del Becaro525 May 2021Sheerness
Inquest28 February to 8 March 202210:30amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadEmma Pring2920 April 2021Cygnet Hospital, Maidstone