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
Inquest14 to 16 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJanet Richardson7327 April 2018Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest16 October 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtRobin Reid8412 August 2019Margate
Inquest16 October 201911amCanterbury Magistrates CourtVaughan Tinckham7617 January 2019Sandwich
Inquest16 October 20192pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtKevin Sampson441 February 2018Margate
Inquest17 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneVanessa Robinson4924 March 2019Walmer
Inquest21 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBruce Newman7118 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Pre inquest review22 October 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Hardy2925 November 2018Canterbury
Inquest23 October 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtPhillip Moloney6613 August 2019Ramsgate
Inquest23 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone Peter Todd6028 June 2019Herne Bay
Inquest23 October 201911amCanterbury Magistrates CourtDouglas Fuller8413 July 2019Westgate-on-Sea
Inquest23 October 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneImola Barabas2911 February 2019Margate
Inquest23 October 201911:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtJohn Barden881 May 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Canterbury
Inquest23 October 201912:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtTrevor Kemp7623 June 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Canterbury
Inquest23 October 20191:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtLoretto Sloane6522 March 2019Broadstairs
Inquest23 October 20192:30pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtRachel Adderson3624 June 2019Ramsgate
Pre inquest review25 October 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDarren Wilson481 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest25 October 20191pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Davis530 August 2019Pilgrims Hospice Canterbury
Inquest28 October 201910amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephanie Golightly6822 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest30 October 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Sanders6918 September 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet
Inquest31 October 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald Hardwick691 March 2019Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital
Inquest5 November 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMalcolm Redmond4530 May 2019Margate
Inquest5 November 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneElizabeth Castle9111 August 2019Canterbury
Inquest12 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLucas Dobson621 August 2019Sandwich
Inquest13 November 201910:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtMarie Hepburn8612 August 2019Kings College Hospital
Inquest13 November 201912pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtAdam Belsey384 June 2019Ramsgate
Inquest13 November 20192pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtEdward Stone8524 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest20 November 201910amCanterbury Magistrates CourtKeith Hillary7029 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest20 November 201911:30amCanterbury Magistrates CourtKevin Billson5114 July 2019Canterbury
Inquest20 November 201912pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtConleth Keely935 August 2019Deal
Inquest20 November 20192pmCanterbury Magistrates CourtEdwin Griggs8730 July 2019Sandwich
Inquest26 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePhilip Bromson5017 August 2019Sandwich
Inquest26 November 20193:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFrederick Brand7227 August 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest27 November 201911amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJoyce Willis9211 September 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest28 November 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIan Jackson7428 August 2019Deal
Inquest2 December 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSylvia Thompson831 September 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest3 December 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJaqueline Griffiths7526 August 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest3 December 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Dockwray7530 July 2019Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Pre inquest review4 December 20192pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRobert Buckley7511 August 2019Canterbury
Inquest4 December 20193pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStanley Smith9022 August 2019Whitstable
Inquest10 December 201911:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLilian Day973 September 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest10 December 201912:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGavin George4113 September 2019Herne Bay
Inquest16 December 201910:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFelix Lewis2019 August 2019Croatia
Inquest6 to 17 January 202010amThe Guildhall, SandwichHarry Richford1 week9 November 2017William Harvey Hospital
Inquest13 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMichael Hardy2925 November 2018Canterbury
Inquest13 January 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneIan Coulson5327 September 2019Aylesham
Inquest15 to 16 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Lavers799 March 2019Barham House Nursing Home
Inquest3 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHilary Avis7519 September 2019Canterbury
Inquest12 February 202010amCanterbury Magistrates CourtBen Seed3011 February 2019Margate