Long Lost Family
‘Long Lost Family’ the award winning TV programme that reunites people with their missing loved ones is back for a fifth series. Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell present the show and tonight it features a couple who are looking for the son that they gave up for adoption when they were 15 and 16 year […]
Dementia Awareness Week 2015
Dementia can happen to anyone and there’s currently no cure. It can strip you of your memory, your relationships and your connection to the world you love, leaving you feeling isolated and alone. We support the Alzheimer’s Society in believing that life doesn’t end when dementia begins, and we should be doing everything we can […]
Scottish Heir Hunters
Unclaimed estates in England are handled by the Treasury Solicitor’s Department although they now wish to be called the ‘Government Legal Department’ The Crown’s representative in Scotland that deal with ownerless property and unclaimed estates is the Office of Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer. ‘QLTR’ publish details of the Scottish equivalent of the Heir Hunters […]
Who Do You Think You Are?
You can catch Who Do You Think You Are? – Live at the Birmingham NEC between Thursday April 16th & Saturday April 18th. As well as hosting the UK’s largest collection of family history societies and specialist exhibitors there are other attractions for visitors. Ask the Experts – provides an opportunity to get some one-to-one guidance on […]
40% Heir Hunters Fee – Fact or Fiction?
We previously highlighted an article in ‘Which’ magazine from July 2011 that mentioned a firm of Heir Hunters charging a fee of 40% + VAT. Whilst the established heir hunting firms distanced themselves from that fee we have received a complaint about a firm from Hartlepool who are still charging 40%. The Heir Hunters® have never quoted or […]
Ancestry – Free access weekend
Ancestry is one of the most popular websites for exploring your family history and they are having a free access weekend 6th-8th February. Starting this Friday they are opening up their site for you to explore, with free access to more than 1 billion UK records. Researching your own family history can be expensive and […]
BBC Heir Hunters 2015
The latest series of the BBC TV programme Heir Hunters is scheduled to be shown on our screens next month. Flame TV produce the programme which is now in its ninth series. Below is a preview of an episode to be shown in Series 9.
Ancestry – Free access
Ancestry is one of the most popular websites for exploring your family history. During 24th-26th December, there will be free access to all their UK family history records. No credit card will be required for the free trial although to take advantage of the offer you will have to go through what is described as a simple registration […]
Heir Hunters – Scam emails
A caller from Northumberland has contacted us in relation to her concerns about another Heir Hunters email scam that is circulating. Details of the email are shown below:- From: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Heir Hunters Attn: Please, I am writing you from the Heir Hunters Company in the United Kingdom, we are Heir Hunters detectives looking for distant relatives […]
The family history research website Genes Reunited is offering 25% off their range of subscription packages until the end of the month. To save 25% you simply need to select your package on the subscription options page and then enter discount code AUTUMN25 when you reach the payment page. The offer is applicable to both standard […]