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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Finders are one of the world’s leading firms of international probate genealogists. We trace missing heirs and next of kin for Lawyers, Corporate & State Trustees, Councils, Administrators, Executors, Hospitals, Coroners & others needing to identify and locate beneficiaries to estates, funds and assets worldwide.
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Our People
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Missing Asset Searches: UK, USA, Australia & Italy
true copy of the original and must state the solicitor’s full name, occupation, address and telephone number. If you know the Deceased's National Insurance number this may assist, but it is not essential. Risk Management & Compliance Our search draws together all the resour
Frequently asked questions
true? This is a common statement we hear from beneficiaries! However, once the genealogy is unravelled, you may find that the Deceased is a very distant relative you have never heard of and you could be surprised. How have you obtained my contact details? We use information from
Why you need to know your family histories
true so let's expand on them here...Stress is one of those words that is used a lot in modern life – and it's no surprise really. Our working lives are really busy (in full-time employment, Brits work an average of 42.7 hours a week, amongst the highest in Europe), we live in an age where we are b
Heir Hunters - Assets Uncovered - Under the Mattress!
true!". Asset searches are made by our firm as another part of the finalising of the estate through the usual channels and we often find undiscovered pension funds or bank accounts - in future we will be turning over mattresses too! Further stories and interviews can be read at www.findersuk.

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Why you need to know your family histories
true so let's expand on them here...Stress is one of those words that is used a lot in modern life – and it's no surprise really. Our working lives are really busy (in full-time employment, Brits work an average of 42.7 hours a week, amongst the highest in Europe), we live in an age where we are b
Heir Hunters - Assets Uncovered - Under the Mattress!
true!". Asset searches are made by our firm as another part of the finalising of the estate through the usual channels and we often find undiscovered pension funds or bank accounts - in future we will be turning over mattresses too! Further stories and interviews can be read at www.findersuk.
Family Tree Research and the Wars of the Roses
true heir to the throne. Richard III’s reign, however, only lasted until 1485 when he was killed at the Battle of Bosworth and Henry VII took the throne. His claim to the throne came through the Lancastrian side – his mother Margaret Beaufort was the great-grand-daughter of John of Gaunt. His
New Series of Heir Hunters
true of many of the cases which feature in Heir Hunters Series 9 – beneficiaries describe finding out more about their families as “magical” and how “eye-opening” it can be. In one case, we were able to supply the missing information to one man’s 30 years of family history research. T
Heir Hunters Industry Regulation Update
true situation and to state categorically the current position. Not one of the main UK firms in our industry has any members of the FPAR or the HHA on their staff. FPAR and HHA are membership clubs for advice and support for amateurs or hobbyists primarily. So how can your (genuine) probate

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Finders - Heir Hunters - Family Tree Magazine December 2013
true value of an estate, their work can be a huge gamble. They might put hours of costly research into tracing scores of family members only to learn that the case is worth very little and their percentage fee won’t cover the cost of their work. ‘There is also a huge amount of work that goes on
The importance of genealogists to private client practitioners goes far beyond what is depicted on TV says Claudia Whibley, solicitor with Child & Child
true extent of their work or the extent they can assist the private client solicitor. For example, a person dies having left a Will but without making a provision for the contingency of him outliving his beneficiaries, resulting in a partial intestacy, as none of the residuary beneficiaries have su
People rarely know that my job is even a thing. That’s pretty cool!
true, most probate genealogists have history or law degrees, although it is by no means essential. As an interest in lineage is vital to the job it is perfect for history geeks. You have to be so precise, a perfectionist really; if you didn’t have a genuine interest in this type of research you wo
Sisters reunited in Ashford after more than seven decades apart
true when Betty, 71, and her daughter Andrea travelled south for an emotional reunion with her family at The Croft Hotel in Ashford. Sisters (from L-R) Betty, Pat, Gwen and Fran However, the happiness of finding Betty is also tinged with sadness as a fifth sister remains lost to the family
Finding the unknown unknown’s
true that you could find out anything from the internet then there would be no need for journalists, the police or even heir hunters, however Donald Rumsfeld was right and when it comes to heir hunting, as he said, it’s the unknown unknown’s that are the difficult ones. Probate genealogists u