Investigations and inquests in North East Kent

The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone. This 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)
Email: KentandMedwayCoroners@kent.gov.uk
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)
Email: KentandMedwayAdmin@kent.gov.uk
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
Inquest 3 March 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Lucan Gordon 37 25 June 2020 Canterbury
Inquest3 March 202112:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKeith Howells7415 February 2021Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest3 March 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneNeil Peasland6318 February 2021Margate
Inquest8 March 20219:30amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadDorothy Maher894 August 2020Westgate-on-Sea
Inquest 8 March 2021 10:30am Shepway Centre, Oxford Road, Maidstone Claudine Chart 38 24 May 1982 Sandwich
Inquest 8 March 2021 12:30pm Shepway Centre, Oxford Road, Maidstone Gerald Dobson 90 5 September 2020 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Pre inquest review 8 March 2021 2pm Shepway Centre, Oxford Road, Maidstone Kay Snow 75 5 November 2020 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Pre inquest review9 March 20219:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneArchie Batten01 September 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest9 March 202110:30The Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAndrzej Kuzniarowski4424  October 2020Canterbury
Inquest 9 March 2021 10:30am County Hall, Maidstone Jean Harris 86 26 February 2020 Canterbury
Inquest9 March 202111:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneWalter McDowall6713 November 2020Margate
Inquest9 March 202112pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneJustin True396 November 2020Ramsgate
Inquest9 March 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLorna Williams4528 June 2020Margate
Inquest 10 March 2021 1:30pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Edgaras Molotokas 27 21 August 2020 Ramsgate
Inquest 12 March 2021 11:30am County Hall, Maidstone Colin Lambert 63 6 November 2020 Broadstairs
Inquest 15 March 2021 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Alastair Physick 64 26 October 2020 Deal
Inquest 15 March 2021 2pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Maureen Foster 84 28 September 2020 Margate
Inquest15 March 20213pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneAndrew Main5711 January 2021Ashford
Inquest22 March 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMark Killick5622 October 2020Ramsgate
Inquest 22 March 2021 1:30pm County Hall, Maidstone Anne Seller 79 11 November 2020 Canterbury
Inquest 22 March 2021 2:30pm County Hall, Maidstone Mark Lovejoy 40 19 November 2020 Herne Bay
Inquest 23 March 20213pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneStephen Turner695 January 2021Maidstone
Inquest 23 March 2021 11am County Hall, Maidstone Jack Cairns 59 3 July 2020 Margate
Pre inquest review 24 March 2021 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Samuel Alban-Stanley 13 26 April 2020 Kings College Hospital
Inquest29  March 202112pmOakwood House, MaidstoneFrank Pearce8414 December 2020Canterbury
Pre Inquest Review 30 March 2021 10:30am Shepway Centre, Oxford Road, Maidstone Katherine Mcaloney-Foster 54 12 March 2020 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Pre inquest review31 March 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadAlan Besant635 October 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 1 April 2021 10am Shepway Centre, Oxford Road Richard Kirkman 77 3 December 2020 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 1 April 2021 10:30am Shepway Centre, Oxford Road Joyce Ferguson 89 11 December 2020 Pilgrims Hospice, Margate
Inquest 1 April 2021 11:30am Shepway Centre, Oxford Road Anthony Stevenson 71 4 October 2020 Canterbury
Inquest 1 April 2021 12:30pm Shepway Centre, Oxford Road Michael Fisher 55 3 September 2020 Ramsgate
Inquest 6 to 7 April 2021 10:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Mark Howe 45 5 February 2019 Kings College Hospital
Inquest 7 April 2021 11am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Joanne Little 58 13 August 2020 Herne Bay
Inquest 9 April 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Lucas Webb 16 13 December 2020 Canterbury
Inquest 9 April 2021 11am County Hall, Maidstone Aaron Jermy 22 17 December 2020 Canterbury
Inquest 12 to 14 April 2021 10:30am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Archie Powell 4 days 10 February 2019 Evelina Children's Hospital
Inquest15 April 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRichard Chapman4424 October 2020Canterbury
Inquest16 April 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGeoffrey Holmes6620 October 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest19 April 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneEliza Clayson8717 January 2021Victoria Hospital
Inquest 19 April 202111:30amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneMichael Kent8811 January 2021Canterbury
Inquest19  April 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneColin Patrick636 November 2020Broadstairs
Inquest20 April 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKyriacos Papa-Adams918 October 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 21 April 2021 12:30pm The Archbishops Palace, Maidstone Anne Seller 79 11 November 2020 Canterbury
Inquest21 April 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneWilliam Hooton7120 January 2021Canterbury
Inquest21 April  20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Smith681 October 2020Broadstairs
Inquest22 April 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRoy Ormesher7622 June 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 26 April 2021 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Dorothy Waters 87 27 November 2020 Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest6 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDerek Lee513 June 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 10 May 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, Maidstone Pamela Friars 87 22 August 2020 Canterbury
Inquest 10 May 2021 12pm The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Martin Shepherd 48 22 July 2020 Deal
Inquest14 May 20211:30pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneLogan Sanger-Sharps229 November 2020Canterbury
Inquest14 May 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDaniel Shearman465 February  2021Whitstable
Inquest 17 May 2021 10am The Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Caspar Veres 28 25 September 2020 Algeciras
Inquest17 May 202111amThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSaskia Pitt2321 January 2021Canterbury
Inquest 24 May to 4 June 2021 10:30am Shepway Centre, Oxford Road, Maidstone Samuel Alban-Stanley 13 26 April 2020 Kings College Hospital
Inquest24 May 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert  Brown6811 September 2020King's College Hospital
Inquest24 May 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneAaron Lloyd4031 October 2020Birchington
Inquest 1 June to 3 June 2021 10am County Hall, Maidstone Fred Reynolds 90 30 October 2019 Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest4 June 202110amCounty Hall, Maidstone Joan Pidduck7414 February 2021Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest7 June 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMatthew Ovenden355 February 2021Canterbury
Inquest21 June 20212pmThe Archbishops Palace, MaidstoneSamuel Lewis208 November 2020King's College Hospital
Inquest21 June 20213pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneLaura Strode4319 February 2021Broadstairs
Inquest6 July 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneJosie Archer-Smith2231 October 2020Maidstone
Inquest6 July 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneSouad Bellaha5628 January 2021Margate
Inquest12 July to 21 July 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneLuchii Vladut Gavrilescu1 month6 December
2019
Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Pre inquest review15 July 202110amCounty Hall, MaidstoneHayley Smith2729 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest 19 July 2021 10amThe Archbishops Palace, Maidstone Andrew Russell 47 25 November 2020 Canterbury
Inquest20 to 28 September 2021 10amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadHayley Smith2729 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital