Investigations and inquests in North East Kent

This area covers the district council areas of Canterbury (part), Dover (part) and Thanet.

Senior Coroner

Patricia Harding

Coroner's Officers

(Calls reporting a new death or relating to a current case.)

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02
Email: KentandMedwayCoroners@kent.gov.uk
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
Email: KentandMedwayAdmin@kent.gov.uk
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
Inquest 26 June 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court William Collins 39 21 January 2019 Canterbury
Inquest 26 June 2019 2pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Anthony Atkinson 72 31 October 2018 Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest 26 June 2019 3pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Joan Manners 82 25 April 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 26 June 2019 4:30pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Oghosa Ogbeide-Ihama 19 7 March 2019 Canterbury
Inquest 27 June 2019 12:30pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Denise Silcocks 87 20 May 2019 Deal
Inquest 1 July 2019 12:30pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Andrew Ball 55 26 May 2019 Herne Bay
Inquest 1 - 2 July 2019 10am The Guildhall, Sandwich Una Smith 91 12 June 2017 Canterbury
Inquest 3 - 4 July 2019 10am The Guildhall, Sandwich Alison Sonnex 54 12 April 2018 Egypt
Inquest 3 July 2019 2pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Stephen Love 45 5 May 2019 Sandwich
Inquest 3 July 2019 4pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Gwendoline Johnson 86 26 May 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 8 July 2019 10:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Simon Smith 44 16 March 2019 King's College Hospital
Inquest 10 July 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Marc Wood 30 8 May 2019 Ramsgate
Inquest 10 July 2019 11am Canterbury Magistrates Court Richard Mitchell 79 1 March 2019 Whitstable
Inquest 10 July 2019 2pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Julie Tritton 48 20 May 2019 Ramsgate East Cliff
Inquest 10 July 2019 2pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Rita Jearum 6 12 February 2019 Deal
Inquest 10 July 2019 3:30pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Anne Stapylton 78 7 May 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 11 July 2019 10:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone William Dyer 86 16 May 2019 William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 15 - 17 July 2019 10:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Elizabeth Young 76 24 April 2016 Whitstable
Inquest 17 July 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Robert Smith 89 25 May 2019 Pilgrim's Hospice Trust
Inquest 17 July 2019 2:30pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Eileen Gibbs 91 5 June 2019 William Harvey Hospital
Inquest 17 July 2019 3pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Percy Nash 98 25 April 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 18 July 2019 10am The Guildhall, Sandwich Sheila Merry 95 20 January 2017 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 18 July 2019 10:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Nigel Hanks 63 22 April 2019 Canterbury
Inquest 24 July 2019 12:30pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Thomas Clancy 92 28 November 2018 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 31 July 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Jake Ford 1 27 December 2018 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 31 July 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Chloe Ford 1 27 December 2018 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 31 July 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Alan Dolphin 83 13 June 2019 Canterbury
Inquest 31 July 2019 11am Canterbury Magistrates Court John Condron 55 24 April 2019 Herne Bay
Inquest 31 July 2019 2pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Joan Hopkins 87 19 June 2019 Cumberland Residential Home
Inquest 31 July 2019 2:30pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Joan Goodyear 89 14 June 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 31 July 2019 3pm Canterbury Magistrates Court Sally Ashby 71 26 September 2018 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 6 August 2019 2pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Walter Parkinson 91 15 May 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 7 August 2019 2pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Jonathan Hudgell 53 3 February 2019 Margate
Inquest 12 August 2019 3pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Michael Coughlan 86 31 May 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Pre inquest review 27 August 2019 2:30pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Derek Lee 51 3 June 2019 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 28 August 2019 11:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Imola Barabas 29 11 February 2019 Margate
Inquest 2 September 2019 12:30pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Ben Stone 34 10 June 2019 Tivoli Woods
Inquest 2 September 2019 2pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Thomas O'Dea 33 12 June 2019 Canterbury
Inquest 9 - 11 September 2019 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Clair Rigden 35 11 April 2017 Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest 16 September 2019 10am The Guildhall, Sandwich Barbara Almond 70 12 November 2016 Herne Bay
Inquest 16 September 2019 10:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Grete Gibson 70 8 June 2019 St Martin's Hospital
Inquest 17 - 18 September 2019 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Kathleen Cribben 4 27 September 2017 Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest 18 September 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Simon Moores 62 9 January 2019 Spain
Inquest 18 September 2019 11:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Patrick Sullivan 48 3 June 2019 Canterbury
Inquest 9 October 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Ben Seed 30 11 February 2019 Margate