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
Pre inquest review22 August 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Lavers799 March 2019Canterbury
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
Inquest4 September 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtAlan Humphrey715 March 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet
Inquest 9 - 11 September 2019 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Clair Rigden 35 11 April 2017 Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest11 September 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtJohn Back756 July 2019Herne Bay
Inquest11 September 201911:30amCanterbury Magistrates Court Peter West746 July 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Canterbury
Inquest11 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Nathan Baker3311 July 2019Canterbury
Inquest11 September 20193:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtJames Bright7624 July 2019Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest 16 - 19 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
Inquest17 September 20192:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Ronald Hardwick691 March 2019Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital
Inquest 18 September 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Simon Moores 62 9 January 2019 Spain
Inquest18 September 201911amCanterbury Magistrates Court Frederick Matcham8220 July 2019Chestfield
Inquest 18 September 2019 11:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Patrick Sullivan 48 3 June 2019 Canterbury
Inquest18 September 201912pmCanterbury Magistrates Court Edward Stone8524 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest18 September 201912:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtVera Heady10026 July 2019Ash
Inquest18 September 20193pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtDennis Rampley7829 July 2019Herne
Inquest18 September 20194pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtJoan Phibbs935 August 2019Canterbury
Inquest18 September 20194:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtPeggy Hook913 August 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest23 September 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Audrey Atwell874 July 2019Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
Inquest25 September 201910:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtElizabeth Goodsell879 August 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest25 September 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Dockwray7530 July 2019Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest25 September 201911:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtJohn Taylor7519 June 2019Ramsgate
Inquest25 September 20192pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtPauline Goodsell5925 May 2019Margate
Pre inquest review26 September 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Lavers799 March 2019Barham House Nursing Home
Inquest30 September 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Abdulhassan Rajabi338 May 2019Deal
Inquest2 October 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtAntonia Plenzik8627 November 2018Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest2 October 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Daniel Brown3314 July 2019Deal
Inquest2 October 201911:30amCanterbury Magistrates Court John Collins7224 April 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet
Inquest7 October 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIsabella Goddard2213 April 2019Canterbury
Inquest7 October 201912pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKevin Billson5114 July 2019Canterbury
Inquest7 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTommy Price3918 July 2019Canterbury
Inquest7 October 20192pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtAlexander Roberts2727 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest7 October 20193:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtStanley Mullins8327 July 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Canterbury
Inquest 9 October 2019 10am Canterbury Magistrates Court Ben Seed 30 11 February 2019 Margate
Inquest9 October 201912pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtEdwin Griggs8730 July 2019Sandwich
Inquest9 October 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Daniel White433 July 2019Hollingbourne
Inquest9 October 20192pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtPhyllis Watts9529 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest9 October 20192:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtMark O'Shea527 August 2019Broadstairs
Inquest16 October 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtRobin Reid8412 August 2019Margate
Inquest21 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBruce Newman7118 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest23 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Peter Todd6028 June 2019Herne Bay