Investigations and inquests in North East Kent

The Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneThis area covers the district council areas of Canterbury (part), Dover (part) and Thanet.

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.

TypeDateTimePlace of inquestNameAge Date of death Place of death
Pre inquest review14 August 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneArchie Batten01 September 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest17 August 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSteven Burrell5210 December 2019Ramsgate
Inquest17 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneShirley Hazel Keeler7824 April 2020Pilgrims Hospice Thanet
Inquest17 August 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Maria Bryant7012 March 2020Pilgrims Hospice Canterbury
Inquest17 August 20203:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneCatherine Ardron662 August 2020Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest18 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRoy Ormesher7622 June 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest18 August 202011:30am County Hall, MaidstoneAnthony Hammond7520 September 2019Deal
Inquest18 August 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDennis Ainscough531 March 2020Walmer
Inquest18 August 20203:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneLarry Ryan5622 March 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest19 August 20202:30pm County Hall, MaidstoneMargaret Hennessey9016 December 2019Whitstable
Inquest20 August 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneClaire Ledner4713 April 2020Canterbury
Inquest20 August 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJane Salvat6318 April 2020Broadstairs
Inquest20 August 202012:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneLisa Heckles4528 April 2020Margate
Inquest20 August 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneNorman Maidment8331 May 2020The Knoll Nursing Home, Deal
Inquest20 August 20202:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneShaun Robert Moys579 December 2019Canterbury
Inquest24 August 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneWilliam Bartholomew Morris826 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest24 August 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneSimon Lyons4417 January 2020Broadstairs
Inquest24 August 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEileen West908 April 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest24 August 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Joy4726 July 2020Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest25 August 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Greenall4228 August 2019Canterbury
Inquest25 August 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMaurice Wratten7511 April 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest26 August 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Martin6919 May 2020Ramsgate
Inquest26 August 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Johnson407 February 2020Deal
Inquest27 August 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSergey Kozlov4115 February 2020Margate
Inquest1 September 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Hooton7120 January 2020Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest1 September 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDonald Lawrence5724 March 2020Ramsgate
Inquest1 September 202012:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter Green8019 July 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest3 September 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Buckley4726 November 2019Margate
Inquest7 September 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Thomas7016 June 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest9 September 202010am The Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEdward Stroud9116 July 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest9 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJulie Sanders6328 April 2020Whitstable
Inquest9 September 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSamuel Alban-Stanley1326 April 2020Kings College Hospital
Inquest14 September 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMaris Engelis4910 April 2020Margate
Inquest14 September 20201:30pmCounty Hall, Maidstone Bernard Brooks8915 November 2019Ramsgate
Inquest14 September 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneElizabeth Wade7016 April 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest14 September 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStuart Meszaros4811 January 2020Canterbury
Inquest16 September 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLalah Thornhill8911 June 2020Faversham
Inquest21 September 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJosef Gaze642 June 2020Westgate-on-Sea
Inquest23 September 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneArthur Skidmore8618 May 2020Birchington
Inquest23 September 202012pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneSheila Sweeting871 March 2020Deal
Inquest24 September 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStuart Diggins654 January 2020Ramsgate
Inquest24 September 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneThomas Rowecastle Foster7626 June 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest28 September 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneBrian Lionel Dean8523 April 2020Herne Bay
Inquest28 September 202011:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneFrederick Tyrrell703 February 2020Ramsgate
Inquest28 September 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Bishop6624 April 2020Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Pre inquest review28 September 20201:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneHayley Smith2729 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest29 September 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMarion Hill753 May 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest30 September 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDebra Wanstall5316 December 2019Bermondsey
Inquest30 September 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIan Jackson7428 August 2019Deal
Inquest1 October 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoger Mount7611 July 2020Broadstairs
Inquest6 October 20209:30am County Hall, MaidstoneMichael Scott6914 July 2020Ramsgate
Inquest7 October 202010:30am County Hall, MaidstoneLucan Gordon3725 June 2020Canterbury
Inquest9 October 202011amCounty Hall, MaidstonePatricia Catchpole7725 July 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest9 October 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStanley Smith9022 August 2019Whitstable
Inquest9 October 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKenneth Smith7713 June 2020Broadstairs
Inquest9 October 20202pm County Hall, MaidstoneLeighton Dyer849 October 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest12 October 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSamuel Newton3322 January 2020Deal
Inquest12 October 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlex Taylor2518 June 2020Ramsgate
Inquest12 October 202012pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePaula Fahy537 April 2020Deal
Inquest12 October 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Collins6212 June 2020Birchington
Inquest13 October 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAnthony Devonshire559 May 2020Whitstable
Inquest13 October 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePaul Dunne717 April 2020Broadstairs
Inquest13 October 20201pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBrian Barnes4731 March 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest13 October 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Seddon6226 January 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest14 October 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJack Parker954 June 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest14 October 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRobert Hawkins9219 June 2020Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest14 October 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEthel Cullen766 June 2020Highfield Care Home, Canterbury
Inquest16 October 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneKaycee Lou Kennedy11 months5 April 2020Ramsgate
Inquest21 October 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Evans6710 July 2020Canterbury
Inquest21 October 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKevin Watson5310 April 2020Margate
Inquest26 October 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSamuel Fellowes268 February 2020Canterbury
Inquest27 October 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMaizie Ferrett2130 June 2020Whitstable
Inquest27 October 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneStephen James5126 December 2019Deal
Inquest27 October 20201pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald McNeir858 March 2020Queen Memorial Hospital
Inquest27 October 20202pm County Hall, MaidstonePatricia Hickmott8319 July 2020Herne Bay
Inquest28 October 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter Harris4711 May 2020Deal
Inquest28 October 202011:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneSimon Tickner6426 January 2020Canterbury
Inquest28 October 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFrederick Warman8326 June 2020Sandwich
Inquest28 October 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKim Askew6025 January 2020Westgate On Sea
Inquest28 October 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Paul Holmes5529 April 2020Margate
Inquest2 November 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStanley Riegelhuth9531 July 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest2 November 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Lana Vanzetta6027 July 2020Margate
Inquest3 November 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneThelma Adams853 August 2020Margate
Inquest3 November 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKenneth Bath8929 April 2020Margate
Inquest5 November 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneEric Waters877 August 2020Margate
Inquest20 November to 4 December 2020 10amThe Guildhall, SandwichJean Long8416 November 2017Folkestone
Inquest24 November 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMartin Shepherd4822 July 2020Deal