Investigations and inquests in North West Kent

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

Inquests for this area are normally held at County Hall, Maidstone unless otherwise stated.

The Senior Coroner for this area is Roger Hatch.

Contact us

Coroner's officers - calls reporting a new death or relating to a current case:

Telephone: 03000 41 05 02 (available 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 (available 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.

TypeDateTimePlace of inquestNameAge Date of death Place of death
Inquest1 July 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneArthur Pitts888 April 2021Darent Valley Hospital
Inquest1 July 202112pm County Hall, Maidstone Richard Jeffery5218 May 2021Hospice in the Weald
Inquest1 July 202112:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneSylvia Harper8918 May 2021Darent Valley Hospital
Inquest1 July 20212:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDenis Butler8023 April 2021Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Inquest1 July 20214pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRichard Keefe7829 May 2021Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Inquest15 July 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstonePeter Dyer553 February 2021Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Inquest15 July 202112pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneSam Brittian 259 April 2021Tonbridge
Inquest15 July 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRosa Kucers933 June 2021Tunbridge Wells
Inquest22 to 27 July 202110amShepway Centre, Oxford RoadAndrew Betts6125 November 2020Cranbrook
Inquest29 July 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneFrankie Lester384 May 2021Kings College Hospital
Inquest29 July 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Willson558 June 2021Swanley
Inquest4 August 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGordon Cook9022 January 2021Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Inquest5 August 202112:30pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneTashan Larmond-Maginn2620 April 2020Gravesend
Inquest5 August 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneTimothy Rook5515 February 2021Harrow
Inquest12 August 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneDavid Woodcock492 February 2021Darent Valley Hospital
Inquest19 August 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneGerald O'Toole5324 April 2021Gravesend
Inquest19 August 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneIan Leplar461 May 2021Swanley
Inquest19 August 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneCraig Bibby228 June 2021Gravesend
Inquest25 August 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneNigel Blacker5725 September 2020Gillingham
Inquest26 August 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneAlfred Tapp8624 May 2021Tunbridge Wells
Inquest26 August 20212pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneNathan Cherry374 March 2021Dartford
Inquest9 September 202111:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneJulie Boddington5330 May 2021Dartford
Inquest23 September 202110:30amCounty Hall, MaidstoneChristopher Harding836 June 2021Edenbridge
Inquest7 October 20214pmCounty Hall, MaidstoneRobert Williamson4311 May 2021Dartford