Investigations and inquests in North West Kent

This area covers the district council areas of Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge & Malling (part), Tunbridge Wells.

Senior Coroner

Roger Hatch

Coroner's Officers

(Calls reporting a new death or relating to a current case.)

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02
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
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
Inquest17 December 201911:30amOakwood House, MaidstoneLeroy Norton7830 May 2019Northfleet
Inquest17 December 201912:30pmOakwood House, MaidstoneClaire Smith485 April 2019Tunbridge Wells
Inquest17 December 20191:30pmOakwood House, MaidstoneAlan Sutton2731 August 2019Gravesend
Inquest7 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneBarbara Tucker8215 October 2019Tunbridge Wells
Inquest7 January 202011:15amCounty Hall, MaidstoneShaun Stockdale5316 September 2019Tonbridge
Inquest14 January 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneArthur Jeffery9511 September 2019Tonbridge
Inquest14 January 202011amCounty Hall, MaidstoneHeather Cosby7319 September 2019Tonbridge
Inquest14 January 202011:45amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneWilliam Fearn4421 September 2019 Darent Valley Hospital
Inquest21 January 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJason Laing417 November 2019Dartford
Inquest28 January 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneJudith Donovan-Roughsedge741 October 2019Tunbridge Wells
Inquest29 January 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneGeorge Wood158 September 2019Swanscombe
Inquest12 February 202010:30amThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneStephen Hubble594 November 2019Knockholt
Inquest18 February 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneFrederick Shaw7927 November 2019Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Inquest25 February 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneMatthew Woodcock3722 November 2019Cranbrook
Inquest25 February 202012pmThe Archbishop's Palace, MaidstoneKenneth Munn8612 November 2019Darent Valley Hospital
Inquest24 March 202010:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneStewart Hook344 December 2019Cranbrook