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Unclaimed Estates

Heir Hunters List

The Treasury takes in millions of pounds each year from unclaimed estates and some of the cash could be yours! There are over 9000 unclaimed estates on the Treasury bona vacantia list and if estates are not claimed by family members the deceased person’s assets will pass to the Treasury. Details of all the Treasury’s […]

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Unclaimed Estates

If someone dies without leaving a will they are regarded as having died intestate. The following family members are entitled to make a claim to the estate in the order below: husband, wife or civil partner children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and so on mother or father brothers or sisters who share both the same mother and […]

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New Year’s Resolution – 2018

Georgina Lawton is a family columnist in the Guardian newspaper and a freelance journalist. Her New Year’s Resolution for 2018 is to trace her family and identify her origins. She explains that there has been a family secret kept from her for more than 20 years and she is going to uncover everything that she can. […]

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Heir Hunters List

The current series of ‘Heir Hunters’ on BBC TV feature details of persons who have died leaving unclaimed estates. Assets belonging to the deceased person pass to the Treasury if relatives of the deceased are not traced and the Treasury takes in millions of pounds each year from unclaimed estates…..  Some of the cash could […]

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Heir Hunters List

The Treasury takes in millions of pounds each year from the unclaimed estates of deceased persons and some of the cash could be yours! The BBC TV series Heir Hunters feature details of one or two of the unclaimed estates during the course of their programme however there are currently over 10 Thousand unclaimed estates […]

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Scottish Unclaimed Estates

In Scotland it is the Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Rembembrancer Office that deal with unclaimed Scottish estates on behalf of the Crown. They also publish details of the unclaimed estates on the QLTR website. Since the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force in March the claim process in relation to Scottish unclaimed estates has been […]

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