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 Kent and Medway Coroner Service

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02 (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
Inquest29 September 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlan Miller8519 November 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest30 September 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstonePamela Dartnell7416 February 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest30 September 20223pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter Walker8610 September 2022William Harvey Hospital
Inquest3 to 14 October 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadLewis Finch325 October 2021Eastchurch
Inquest4 October 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstonePaul Ratzer828 August 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest4 October 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDeborah Webb5211 July 2022Sheerness
Inquest4 October 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDarren Clark5410 July 2022Sheerness
Inquest4 October 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Sidders606 July 2022Sittingbourne
Inquest4 October 202211:30The Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneClint Harrison499 June 2022Gillingham
Inquest4 October 202212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlfred Murray654 May 2022Chatham
Inquest4 October 202212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneBryan Roberts856 July 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest4 October 20222:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneMarcel Bailey4725 June 2022Maidstone
Inquest6 October 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneChristopher Mitchelmore6817 July 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest6 October 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneStephen Goodwright6921 July 2022Wisdom Hospice
Inquest6 October 202212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneShazida Begum Nazia Hussain2916 June 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest11 October 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnn Diddams8414 May 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest11 October 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDebra Dickinson6519 July 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest11 October 202212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRychard Muszynski705 August 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest11 October 202212:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRaymond Waterman7713 September 2022Maidstone
Inquest11 October 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJoyce Vidler8511 June 2022Maidstone Hospital
Pre inquest review17 October 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Humble639 January 2022Leybourne, West Malling
Inquest18 October 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGraham Balsdon6117 May 2022Rochester
Inquest18 October 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneTerence Hutt7329 June 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest18 October 202210:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneBrian Hayes859 August 2022Chatham
Inquest18 October 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMargaret McDonagh2920 May 2022Sittingbourne
Inquest18 October 202212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneSusan Pilbeam6321 June 2022Maidstone
Inquest18 October 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneTerence Browne7327 July 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest18 October 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAnn Smith8019 September 2022Rochester
Inquest19 to 20 October 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert Sansford6810 October 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest24 to 28 October 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadLesley Spearing5510 October 2019Rainham
Inquest25 October 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstonePemmaleana Lee217 August 2022Ashford
Pre inquest review25 October 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAnne Leach7714 July 2022Lukestone Nursing Home Maidstone
Inquest25 October 202211:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert Bowring6310 August 2022Chatham
Inquest25 October 20222pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDaniel Funai4027 July 2022Gillingham
Inquest26 October 202212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneHarry Hood3430 August 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest1 November 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMichal Jarvis8214 August 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest1 November 202210:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneBarry Heard7218 September 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest3 to 4 November 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter Adams941 May 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 November 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRosanna Matthews3 days23 November 2020Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest7 to 18 November 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadDamien Price312 December 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Pre inquest review8 November 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneKevin Brice571 February 2022Maidstone
Inquest8 November 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlan Steward7518 August 2022Sittingbourne
Inquest8 November 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJack Tufnail2917 August 2022Rochester
Inquest8 November 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneNeil Anderson6820 August 2022Rochester
Inquest8 November 202211:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneGrahame Pearce6123 June 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest8 November 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRose Hart3 months5 March 2022Gillingham
Inquest9 November 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneWayne Duck4315 February 2022Kings College Hospital
Pre inquest review9 November 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJamie Simmons414 March 2022Gillingham
Inquest9 November 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJune Challis5522 August 2022Maidstone
Inquest15 November 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSally-Ann Few4712 March 2022Chatham
Inquest15 November 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneHarry Ivell2226 August 2022Snodland
Inquest15 November 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEric Copper8028 August 2022Wisdom Hospice
Inquest15 November 202211:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGillian King7226 August 2022West Malling
Inquest16 November 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJane Applegate5618 April 2022Gillingham
Inquest20 to 30 November 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadEdward Rudd3815 July 2021Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest21 to 23 November 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSamantha Hanrahan2111 April 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest24 November 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSamantha Hanrahan2111 April 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest22 November 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneChristopher Oldfield359 July 2022Malaga
Inquest22 November 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstonePreston Turner2229 June 2022Sheppey Way
Inquest22 November 202212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJoy West8730 August 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest22 to 23 November 202210amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadZydrunas Vaitilionis4210 May 2022Maidstone
Inquest23 November 202210:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneThomas Bostock7531 August 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest23 November 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJohn Gordon8617 May 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest23 November 20223pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAndrew Tomsett534 September 2022Sheerness
Inquest29 November 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneLee Fideghelli4417 August 2022Paddock Wood
Inquest29 November 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoyston Evans776 September 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest29 November 202211amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDarren Whyard4411 September 2022Burham
Inquest6 December 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneCharlie Chapman1712 September 2022Maidstone
Inquest6 December 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJason Devine5118 September 2022Sheerness
Inquest6 December 202211:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneRoger Harris7815 September 2022Snodland
Inquest7 December 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneDavid Dempster558 March 2022Maidstone
Inquest8 December 202210:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDorothy Parker9612 September 2022Maidstone Hospital
Inquest13 December 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAdam Youd3120 September 2022Sittingbourne
Inquest14 to 16 December 202210amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJohn Henderson5427 May 2021Rochester
Pre inquest review17 December 20222pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneCharles Traverso469 March 2022Chatham
Inquest20 December 202210amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLiam Bentley256 June 2022Eastchurch
Inquest20 December 202211amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneHarief Pearson251 June 2022Eastchurch
Inquest2 February 202310amOakwood House, MaidstoneDonald Chivers777 July 2022Rochester
Inquest14 March 202310amOakwood House, MaidstoneDavid Keene646 August 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Inquest14 March 20232pmOakwood House, MaidstoneDerek Robb5531 July 2022Medway Maritime Hospital
Pre inquest review4 April 202310amOakwood House, MaidstoneAnthony O'Connell5018 September 2022Eastchurch
Inquest9 May 202310amOakwood House, MaidstoneJack Fenton2225 July 2022Athens