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
Inquest27 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKieran Pearce2430 April 2019Rochester
Inquest27 August 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLinda Rudland656 June 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest27 August 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMalcolm Smith6331 March 2018King's College Hospital
Inquest27 August 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKathleen Mercer9518 August 2019Maidstone
Inquest28 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEmma Green331 April 2019Gillingham
Inquest28 August 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDoreen Irvine9215 August 2019Medway Martime Hospital
Inquest28 August 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Peachey7720 May 2019Gillingham
Inquest28 August 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMandeep Halaith375 February 2019A2 Watling Street, Strood
Inquest29 August 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephen Galvin5529 May 2019Medway Martime Hospital
Inquest29 August 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFred Thurygill8221 March 2019Larkfield
Inquest29 August 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Betts646 April 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest2 - 6 September 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKiera Hodder2011 April 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest2 September 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKathleen Ostermeyer8125 May 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest2 September 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Bottomley6415 April 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest4 September 201911amCanterbury Magistrates CourtTina Stone5727 February 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 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEthel Harris9519 May 2019Wigmore
Inquest10 September 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter Hewson6524 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest10 September 20191:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Savill721 June 2019The Wisdom Hospice
Inquest11 September 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtJohn Back756 July 2019Herne Bay
Inquest11 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Denise Boyson4723 June 2019West Malling
Inquest16 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRichard Gordon8429 June 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest16 September 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEileen Murray7717 January 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest16 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBarry White7116 June 2019Kings College Hospital
Inquest18 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCarol Pickup418 May 2019Maidstone
Inquest18 September 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJoyce Baldock9229 June 2019Margate
Inquest23 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Hardy7531 March 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest24 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlison Palmer6314 March 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest25 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAiden Galvin2325 May 2019Blue Bell Hill, Maidstone
Inquest25 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCyrelle Zimmermann4830 September 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest26 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEileen Ball862 November 2017Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest30 September 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTimothy Keast4018 June 2019Gillingham
Inquest30 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJack Howe1921 June 2019Greece
Inquest1 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCaden Stewart1627 June 2019King's College Hospital
Inquest1 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNigel Nolan561 July 2019The Wisdom Hospice
Inquest1 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Duffy763 July 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest2 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeggy Dawkins8518 April 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest3 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBarry Bodiam7514 July 2019Queenborough
Inquest3 October 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneConnor Mackay2215 July 2019Sheerness
Inquest3 October 20191:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBarbara Godfrey7611 July 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest3 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Hatherly7018 July 2019Aylesford
Inquest7 - 10 October 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlbert Lilleycrop3 days16 July 2018Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSammy Draper4315 July 2019Maidstone
Inquest8 October 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCharles Foreshew768 May 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Edwards7028 June 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBrian Port7630 June 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest9 October 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRebecca Goodale268 May 2019Maidstone
Inquest9 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDaniel Waite433 July 2019Hollingbourne
Inquest14 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDennis Whitehead863 July 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest14 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWendy Laffan5916 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest15 October 2021911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSylvia Brown863 July 2019Heart of Kent Hospice
Inquest15 October 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBailey Baker-Woodrow1 month8 June 2019Sittingbourne
Inquest15 October 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan May8017 July 2019Ashford
Inquest17 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Ambrose758 May 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest21 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAnn Everett775 July 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest28 - 29 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael O'Connell5910 July 2018Marden
Inquest30 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Webb882 August 2019Maidstone Hospital
Inquest31 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Smith634 March 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest4 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNorrie Hyde509 July 2019Rochester
Inquest4 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneColin Caney8925 July 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest4 November 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSidney Burch8715 August 2019Chatham
Inquest4 November 20191pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSteve Liddle4612 March 2019Maidstone
Inquest6 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneNellie Gilham9423 July 2019Chatham
Inquest6 November 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSharon Moxham556 August 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 November 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMaureen Wheeler842 August 2019Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 November 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJalisa Forsyth228 June 2019Maidstone
Pre inquest review11 November 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristian Hinkley3329 July 2019Eastchurch
Inquest12 - 20 November 201910amThe Guildhall, SandwichBenjamin Johnson441 February 2018M2 Coast Bound
Inquest2  - 6 December 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHenry Lovell2514 July 2019Chatham
Inquest2 December 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneCatherine Ashley3819 February 2019Rochester
Inquest9 December 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHorace Nix8815 June 2019Sheerness