Investigations and inquests in North East Kent

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)
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)
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.

TypeDateTimePlaceNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest6 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMary Bunyan5620 September 2019Deal
Inquest6 April 20203:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneClara Roberts971 February 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest7 April 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDavid Seager8211 March 2020Harbledown Lodge Nursing Home, Canterbury
Inquest9 April 202012pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneHannelore Cairns9520 March 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest9 April 202012:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneKenneth Steven6921 March 2020Whitstable
Inquest9 April 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePhyllis Newman9419 March 2020Victoria Hospital, Deal
Inquest9 April 20203pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneNancy Jean Cassie902 March 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest9 April 20203:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeoffrey Ridgway752 December 2019Canterbury
Inquest14 April 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLeighton Dyer8424 January 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest15 April 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJames Greenall4228 August 2019Canterbury
Inquest21 April 202011amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJasmine Donkin2031 December 2019Herne Bay
Inquest21 April 20202pmCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter West746 July 2019Pilgrims Hospice, Canterbury
Inquest21 April 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSamuel Newton3322 January 2020Deal
Inquest22 April 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlex Puxty191 December 2019Canterbury
Inquest22 April 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Buckley4726 November 2019Margate
Inquest27 April 202011amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSteven Burrell5210 December 2019Ramsgate
Inquest27 April 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBernard Brooks8915 November 2019Ramsgate
Inquest27 April 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Morris826 December 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest29 April 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Howe465 February 2020Kings College Hospital
Inquest29 April 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneSteven Mairotti459 February 2020Ramsgate
Inquest30 April 20201pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHelen Sekula908 February 2020Deal
Inquest30 April 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlan Beattie6718 December 2019Westgate-on-Sea
Inquest4 May 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRonald Brown871 February 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest4 May 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMark Hatton7620 January 2020Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest4 May 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneFrederick Tyrrell703 February 2020Ramsgate
Inquest18 May 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLee Wood523 December 2019Ramsgate
Inquest20 May 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJohn Lackenby7230 November 2020St. Michael's Nursing Home
Inquest20 May 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKevin Dobson4115 December 2019Canterbury
Inquest21 May 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Dick8014 February 2020Shottendane Nursing Home, Margate
Inquest21 May 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Harris8626 February 2020Pilgrim's Hospice, Canterbury
Inquest26 May 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDonald Fowler7919 February 2020Margate
Inquest26 May 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneRaymond Collier4821 February 2020Seasalter
Inquest27 May 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDebra Wanstall5316 December 2019Ramsgate
Inquest1 June 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneTimothy Helme678 March 2020Sandwich
Inquest1 June 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJesper Mattsson544 December 2019Herne Bay
Inquest2 June 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneChristopher May6011 March 2020Godmersham
Inquest2 June 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstonePeter King7813 March 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest15 June 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneMartin Barrett4225 February 2020Birchington
Inquest15 June 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneLucy Fagg166 March 2020Sturry
Inquest15 June 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiana Barber984 March 2020Bradbury Grange Care Home
Inquest17 June 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneArchie Powell414 February 2019Evelina Children's Hospital, Waterloo
Inquest23 June 202012:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Israel2315 March 2020Canterbury East Railway Station
Inquest23 June 20202pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDiane Austen7615 January 2020Sandwich
Inquest23 June 20203pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneAlison Petrie587 March 2020Herne Bay
Inquest25 June 20202:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJean Rowson8611 March 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest21 July 202011:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBette Spalding7324 March 2020Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest21 July 20201:30pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneHadley Savory3113 December 2019Margate
Inquest4 August 202010amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDarren Wilson481 July 2019Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital
Inquest1 September 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Hooton7120 January 2020Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Inquest1 September 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneDonald Lawrence5724 March 2020Ramsgate