Heir Hunters Series 9 Preview - Finders are back in action!

It was all hands on deck when the case of Roger Stuart Lennon, initially referred privately to the Finders team became public. Aware that competing firms would also be seeking out Roger's rightful heirs, Finders boss Daniel Curran put everyone on the job of tracing Roger's beneficiaries.

CATCH up - Finders on BBC Heir Hunters Series 8

Follow Finders team of researchers along the exciting trail of discovery that leads through a family history that covers the First World War and shines a light on the old world of domestic service. Meet family members and hear their recollections as the Finders team trace Pub Landlord Michael Naish’s heirs in this episode of the new series of Heir Hunters..

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News, Information & Updates from Finders

Growing Problem of Lack of Burial Space

How would you feel about your body, or that of a relative’s, being buried on top of another? In some parts of England and Wales, land for burial is scarce, and many cemeteries are closed because they are full. While cremation has grown increasingly in popularity* over the last few decades, there are still segments […]

DNA Testing – Right or Wrong?

Four friends who experiment with life’s modern options called The Try Guys recently decided to find out just what their DNA consists of, and they filmed the results for YouTube. In the film, Zach, Keith, Eugene and Ned – spoke about where they thought their families came from. For the most part, this was northern […]

The Cat That Didn’t Get the Cream – Lessons from the Illot Case

If there are lessons to be learned from the Illot case, it is that appellate courts should be slow to interfere with a trial judge’s initial ruling. That was the opinion of Professor Leslie King from the University of Law, speaking at the annual conference of the national organisation, Solicitors for the Elderly. She referred […]

Dementia Social Care Bill – 125 Years to Save For

It’s National Dementia Awareness Week (14-20 May), and the Alzheimer’s Society has warned that the typical person’s bill for dementia social care would take an incredible 125 years to save up for.

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What Your Surname Says About You

When it comes to researching your family tree, the more unusual your surname (or your
ancestor’s surname), the better.

How safe are our graveyards?

How safe are our graveyards? In the past seven years, there have been 21 serious accidents involving falling gravestones and memorials in England and Wales, according to a recent Commons Briefing.

How British Are You?

A recent Ancestry.com study showed that we are less British than we think. In fact, the average UK citizen is only about 37 percent British.

Son loses multi-million pound Will battle

The son of a celebrated interior designer has lost his multi-million-pound battle against his
mother and sister, following his attempt to claim his father’s entire estate, according to an
article in the Daily Mail recently.

Finders International selected by LawNet as your best practice Probate Research Firm

Finders International selected by LawNet as your best practice Probate Research Firm.

Parliament and World War One

Here at Finders, the last few years have proven interesting from a historical point of view as we’ve marked several centenaries – from the start of the First World War, to the anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Battle of the Somme and more.