173 estates left unclaimed in Bristol

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If you have relatives from the county of Bristol, you may be in for a windfall without even realising it. There are currently 173 unclaimed estates in Bristol, according to the latest Bona Vacantia list. The list is of people who have died with no will or no known next of kin.

Danny Curran, MD and founder of Finders, said that the Government is “sitting on the fortunes of over ten thousand people across the UK.”

New additions to the list include Peter Capaldi, who died aged 84 in Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, leaving an unclaimed estate. Michael Begley was born in January 1947 and died in South Gloucestershire in May 2018 aged 71.

The estate of Blanche Emily Philips will be referred to the Crown in 4 years’ time after remaining unclaimed for almost 25 years.

When somebody dies with no will – or intestate – their estate becomes a ‘vacant good’. Bona Vacantia is the name given to these ownerless estates that are then passed to the Crown.

Family members and heirs have just 12 years to claim an estate once it has been reported unclaimed to the Crown.

Here is the full list of 173 unclaimed estates in Bristol:

Date of Death
Bridges,Vernon Leonard  31/12/2018 Bristol Bristol
Pascoe,Colin  21/6/2017 Filton South Gloucestershire Bristol BS10
Welsford,Mervyn John  1/9/2017 Bristol Bristol
Dutton,Simon John  16/11/2017 Bristol Bristol
Golding,Ivor Edward John  17/12/2017 Bristol Avon BS2
Lupton,Gerry  15/1/2011 Bristol Bristol
Begley,Michael  11/5/2018 Bristol South Gloucestershire
Capaldi,Peter  3/1/2018 Westbury-On-Trym Bristol BS10
McKenzie,Douglas  4/7/2006 Bristol
Caple,John Arthur  29/9/2018 Bristol Avon
Osborne,Dorothy Ann Elizabeth  23/5/2012 Bristol Avon
Anderson,Stanley Nathaniel  8/2/2010 Bristol Avon
Leggatt,Norman Melville  7/6/2017 Bristol Avon
Cullen,Mark  12/2/2017 Bristol Avon
Bauknecht,Rita Annegret  28/12/2017 Bristol South Gloucestershire
Burch,Elvinea Alice Patricia  25/1/2015 Bedminster Bristol
Whitcher,Raymond Desmond  29/8/2000 Bristol Avon
Gwozdzik,Dariusz Pjotr  31/3/2013 Bristol
Mounty,Sylvia Grace  5/12/2017 Bristol Avon
Russell-Love,Bryan  6/2/2017 Bristol Avon
Clancey,Michael Terrence  9/1/1976 Bristol Avon
Brouvard,Lawrence  16/12/2016 Somerset Bristol
Lloyd,Bernice  27/9/2017 Bristol
Gates,Cyril Sidney  20/8/2013 Bristol
Casey,Robert  23/5/2017 Bristol
Brunt,Reginald  23/8/2017 Bristol
Weaver,Alan Frederick  8/11/2017 Bristol
Jones,John  10/10/2016 Bristol
Cahill,Hazel Mary  30/7/2017 Bristol
Hoare,Anthony Stegmaun  11/8/2009 Bristol
Shott,Sandra Dennett 23/8/2012 Bristol
Leach,Clifford Samuel  23/1/2018 Shirehampton Bristol
Bound,John  4/10/2017 Bristol
Wiley,Joyce Kathleen  16/2/2017 Bristol
East,Barbara Gladys  4/3/2017 Bristol Somerset
McMahon,Owen John  27/3/2017 Bristol NE Somerset
Butcher,Maud Lousia  9/12/2016 Bristol
Bellamy,Marion Jacklin 26/9/2017 Bristol
Knapp,Jean  5/10/2017 Bristol
Saunders,Peter Harry  15/2/2017 Aston Bristol
Thompson,Robert Frederick George  19/5/2006 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Campbell,Philbert  19/8/2016 Bristol
McGann,Paul Michael  20/6/2016 Bristol
Jones,Winifred Rose  24/1/2017 Bristol
Foot,Mauveen Susan Stevens 13/5/2017 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Francis,Harold  25/11/2015 Kingswood Bristol
Lane,June  17/1/2017 Fishponds Bristol
Staniek,Adam Justyn  12/10/2016 Bristol
De Boer,Peter  2/2/2007 Bristol
Poole,Ernest  5/12/2011 Bristol
Hammond,Michael Andrew  27/10/2016 Bristol
Potter,John Albert  13/4/2016 Kingswood Bristol
Oakley,Mary  20/7/2015 Bristol South West
Harris,Valerie Ann  9/5/2016 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Pavey,Raymond Howard  10/8/2016 Bristol
Nolan,John Thomas  25/7/2016 Bristol
Powell,Patricia Theresa  29/1/2016 Horfield Bristol
Taplin,Robert  5/7/2015 Shirehampton Bristol
Carpenter,Bryan  30/5/2016 Bristol
Cromarty,John  21/4/2016 Bristol
Britton,Dorothy Hilda  8/10/2016 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Shaw,David Edward  6/4/2016 Bristol
Mitchell,Patricia Edith Ann  13/7/2016 Bristol
Hudson,Constantine  15/4/2016 Bristol
Hale,Alison Jayne  11/2/2016 Bristol
Long,Glyn  20/5/2016 Stinchcombe Gloucestershire
Garland,John  18/3/2016 Bristol
Dallas,Sutcliffe George  12/2/2016 Bristol
Mugford,Dawn Ellen  27/9/2015 Bristol
Lacanna,Adriano  2/12/2015 Bristol Avon
Cornish,Michael John  13/2/2011 Bristol City of Bristol
Clawson,Ivan Seymour  19/9/2015 Bristol South Gloucestershire
Rees,Margaret Rose  21/1/2016 Bristol
Clarke,Leslie  8/8/2011 Bristol Avon
Saunders,Elena Mary Cullis  26/3/2005 Bristol
Harte,Daniel  29/11/2015 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Linehan,Denis Finbarr  25/7/2015 Bristol Avon
Stevenson – Oake,Michael George  15/1/2014 Bristol Avon
Fowler,Ivor Ernest  6/10/2014 Horfield Bristol
Edmonds,Luther  10/10/2015 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Postlethwaite,David  26/10/2015 Bristol
Comley,William Richard  12/3/2003 Bristol Avon and Somerset
Lyons,Steven  8/11/2015 Westbury -on-Trym Bristol
Hudd,Hertburt Samuel  11/4/2015 Frenchay Bristol
Tustian,Raymond Varniais  22/5/2015 Bristol City of Bristol
Dawe,Gladys  21/4/2015 Bristol Avon
Hughes,Kenneth  18/5/2015 Bristol South West England
Davies,Lionel John  1/3/2015 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Morgan,Edwin David  28/5/2015 Bristol Avon
Sowle,Ronald Derrick  23/4/2015 Bristol
Mahajani,Shashikumar Vasudeo  1/5/2012 Clifton Bristol
Hughes,Harold  16/4/2015 Bristol
Criddle,Margaret Anne Tavener 9/4/2015 Hartcliffe Bristol
McCabe,Michael David  29/12/2014 Bristol South Gloucestershire
Higgins,Charles Frank  22/7/2013 Bristol Avon
Sullivan,Paul Dennis  16/8/2013 Bristol Avon
May,Steven Paul  6/1/2015 Horfield Bristol
Grainger,Walter Francis  14/1/2015 Bristol
Martin,Robert  10/1/2015 Kingswood Bristol
Kibbey,Richard Frank  27/2/2015 Bristol Avon
Martin,Michael Clifford  24/1/2015 Bristol Avon
Burnell,Ronald Ivor  20/12/2014 Bristol Avon
Hedges,Walter John  30/12/2014 Bristol Avon
Hicks,Peggy Eileen Hemming 31/1/2015 Bristol
Collins,Jane Rawson  26/4/2014 Bristol Avon
Street,Rose Elizabeth V  12/1/2015 Cheswick Village Bristol
Healey,Angela  13/8/2014 Bristol City of Bristol
Archer,Alfred  8/9/2014 Yate South Gloucestershire
Hartyani,Daniel John  7/12/2009 Bristol Avon
Cox,William  5/7/2008 Bristol Avon
Wright,Robert  9/5/2007 Bristol
Whitlock,Marjorie Weber 23/9/2014 Bristol Avon
Weale,Beryl Helen  24/8/2014 Bristol Gloucestershire
Spratt,Bryan James  1/2/2010 Fenchay Bristol South Gloucestershire
Deerin,Julian Harry  7/12/2009 Bristol Avon
Simantel,Judy Coleen  2/10/2008 Bristol Avon
Chadwick,Barbara Anne  24/10/2014 Bristol Gloucestershire
Duddell,Brian  16/10/2014 Bristol
Hubbard,Geoffrey  19/8/2014 Bristol
Hodges,Lilian Rose  17/9/2012 Bristol
McDermott,Mary  14/10/2011 Bristol
Cherryman,John Christopher  26/8/2014 Southmead Bristol
Rickells,Mary  5/12/2013 Ashton Bristol
Jones,Zillah Joan Ridler 25/7/2013 Henleaze Bristol
Draper,John Lyndley  4/5/2006 Bristol South Gloucestershire
Palmer,Eileen Joyce  29/4/2014 Bristol Gloucestershire
Moseley,Jean  15/11/2013 Frenchay Bristol
Saunders,John Michael  12/7/2014 Westbury on Trym Bristol
Long,Dennis Gladstone  28/10/2011 Bristol Avon
Bell,Frank Victor  18/4/2014 Westbury-on-Trym Bristol
Atyeo,Pearl Elaine Clarke 1/11/2007 Yate Bristol
Paterson,Richard Stewart  15/11/2013 Bristol Gloucestershire
Bridges,Joan Chandos  18/2/2014 Bedminster Bristol
Fry,Molly Grace  12/11/2013 Bristol South Gloucestershire
Sims,Margaret Hendy 18/1/2013 Bristol Gloucestershire
Fitzgerald,John  21/1/2014 Bristol Avon
Delahunty,Thomas  2/1/2014 Bristol
McCoy,Peter  24/7/2013 Southmead Bristol
Bartlett,Ivor  18/7/2013 Bristol
Saunders,Mary  28/3/2013 Brentry Bristol
Tapp,Charles Dennis  13/11/2012 Bristol County of Bristol
Johnston,William  12/2/2012 Bristol
Gardner,Egbert John  17/2/2012 Frampton on Severn Gloucestershire
Stevens,John Stanley  11/3/2013 Bristol South Gliucestershire
Yates,Iris Evelyn  26/5/1987 Bristol Avon
Cocks,Dorothy Miriam  10/4/2002 Bristol NE Somerset
Williams,Kenneth  14/12/1989 Bristol Avon
Smith,Edward  31/5/2005 Bristol
Westcott,Clive Andrew  20/4/2011 Bristol South Gloucestershire
Ticehurst,William  20/1/1988 Bristol Avon
Sharp,William  21/7/1995 Bristol
Price,Margaret  30/11/1996 Bristol Avon
Carter,Francis  30/9/1994 Bristol Somerset
Young,Hilda May  19/2/2009 Bristol
Gunningham,George Raymond  2/1/1991 Bristol Avon
Madden,Kevin Nigel  10/3/1999 Bristol Avon
Rudge,James Charles  18/1/2009 Bristol
Knapp,Harold Walter  9/11/1990 Bristol Avon
Buckley,Enid  4/3/2002 Bristol Avon
Carter,Roy Andrew Thomas  15/11/2009 Bristol Somerset
Chapman,Lilian Doris  8/3/1991 Bristol Avon
Taylor,Bertie Edward  6/11/2002 Bristol
Nash,Florence  9/4/1986 Bristol Somerset
Coles,Sally  22/12/1998 Bristol NE Somerset
Coles,Albert Arthur  11/9/1990 Bristol Avon
Newman,James Edgar  18/8/1988 Bristol Avon
Phillips,Blanche Emily  20/3/1994 Bristol Avon
Evans,Idris  18/3/1995 Bristol Avon
McCarthy,John Michael  16/9/2003 Bristol
Penman,Michael  10/1/2007 Bristol
Gleed,Paul  26/8/2007 Bristol
Scadding,Rosina  6/6/1988 Bristol Avon
Frain,Charles Henry  12/9/1997 Bristol
Buss,Alice  8/6/1989 Bristol Avon
Whitcombe,Frank Henry  31/5/1995 Bristol
Dowsing,Roy Valentine  28/11/1990 Bristol Avon
Bryant,Sidney  12/1/1993 Bristol Avon

Keep up-to-date with the latest list at Bona Vacantia.

Instruct Finders if you need help with probate research or tracing a missing will. 

This article was first published in Bristolpost.