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
Inquest24 January 202010amCounty Hall, MaidstoneHarry Richford1 week9 November 2017William Harvey Hospital
Inquest30 January 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRuth Coulter938 January 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest30 January 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneErnest Coward892 January 2020Broadstairs
Inquest30 January 20201:45pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWinifred Chambers9612 January 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest30 January 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephen Patmore8018 January 2020Littlebourne
Inquest3 February 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneHilary Avis7519 September 2019Canterbury
Inquest3 to 11 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Hardy2925 November 2018Canterbury
Inquest3 February 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIan Coulson5327 September 2019Aylesham
Inquest3 February 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneThomas Braim624 November 2019Cliftonville
Inquest4 February 202012:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKenneth Collins9110 January 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest6 February 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePatricia Cunnold9119 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest6 February 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Blackwood5814 October 2019Canterbury
Inquest10 February 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Besant635 October 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest12 February 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneElizabeth Glinn879 August 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest13 February 202010amThe Guildhall, SandwichHarry Trimmings9320 March 2019Whitstable
Inquest17 February 20201pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlex Puxty191 December 2019Canterbury
Inquest17 February 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBen Seed3011 February 2019Margate
Pre inquest review21 February 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneStephen Dymond6223 December 2018Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Pre inquest review25 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFred Reynolds9030 October 2019Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest25 February 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBruce Davis6129 October 2019Whitstable
Inquest25 February 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAndrew McNutt3614 November 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest26 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Mitchell688 November 2019Deal
Inquest26 February 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Watkins7919 November 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest27 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAnthony McLening8311 November 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest27 February 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGordon Ives8427 November 2019Deal
Inquest27 February 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBernard Brooks8915 November 2019Ramsgate
Inquest2 to 6 March 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIsabella Goddard2213 April 2019Canterbury
Inquest2 March 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMaxine Cocks454 August 2019Ramsgate
Inquest2 March 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeoffrey Ridgway752 December 2019Canterbury
Inquest2 March 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Buckley4726 November 2019Margate
Inquest2 March 20201pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneThomas Young8423 November 2019Margate
Inquest3 March 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJacqueline Bush628 October 2019Canterbury
Inquest4 March 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDarren Evans534 December 2019Margate
Inquest4 March 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Lackenby7230 November 2019Westgate-on-Sea
Inquest9 March 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAnnette Shewring533 October 2019Margate
Inquest10 March 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDarren Wilson481 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest12 March 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLucas Dobson621 August 2019Sandwich
Inquest12 March 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneViolet Tibbles9622 December 2019William Harvey Hospital
Inquest12 March 20201pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Amos2427 September 2019Whitstable
Inquest16 to 20 March 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneArchie Batten01 September 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest17 March 202010:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIrene McFarlane848 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest18 March 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJonathan McDonald422 June 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest23 to 24 March 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephanie Golightly6822 July 2018Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest23 March 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRuth Cox867 January 2020Whitstable
Inquest24 March 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMaureen Fraser767 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest1 April 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStuart Diggins654 January 2020Ramsgate
Inquest1 April 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIvy Price9310 January 2020Herne Bay
Inquest6 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMary Bunyan5620 September 2019Deal
Inquest8 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAaron Kenehan4022 December 2019Herne Bay
Inquest8 April 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDarren Holmes5513 October 2019Ramsgate
Inquest18 to 27 May 202010:30amThe Guildhall, SandwichJean Long8416 November 2017Hawkinge House Care Home