The case of a well-loved man from Tooting in London reveals he had an ancestor who was one of Britain's early tobacco merchants. And a visit to a flat of a retired post off ...
When a ballroom-dancing fanatic dies without leaving a will, the race is on to find heirs to his valuable estate. The search for relatives of a South Shields lady reveals fascin ...
Michael Buerk and the heir hunters trace beneficiaries to Maureen Gallagher's estate, with a value of over a quarter of a million pounds, uncovering the fascinating histori ...
Michael Buerk and the heir hunters take on the case of Peter Kelly. A retired haulier with a large house, including a garden full of truck and cars, will any of these forgotten ...
The search is on for relatives of a lady from Lambeth, but there is a major question mark over the value of her estate. And as heir hunters try to crack a 26-year-old case, they ...
The search is on for relatives of a south London lady, but there is a surprise twist in store for the heir hunters. On another highly intriguing case, the team uncover the remar ...
Heir hunters search for beneficiaries to a £100,000 estate and discover a surprise connection to gun making in Birmingham, while the case of a Fulham man who had Indian an ...
The work of the heir hunters leads to an emotional family reunion between an aunt and niece who have been estranged for 30 years, and a Dagenham lady uncovers a link to Whitecha ...
Friends of a Battersea lady who travelled the world call in the heir hunters to try to find her family. And the search for relatives of a silk weaver's son is jeopardised b ...
The race is on to find relatives of a Kent lady, but her father's side of the family causes headaches for the team. And on a case with the most common surname in Wales, the ...
It is a case of deja vu for the heir hunters as they investigate an estate where relatives will be inheriting for the second time in three years. And the search is on for relati ...
After growing up with no contact with one side of her family, Michael Buerk and the team are able to help bring a family back together in the search for relatives of Joyce Cople ...
Michael Buerk and the team take on the high-value estate of Eileen Holmes. Research leads to a heroic cousin who was a founding member of the SAS and involved in some of the mos ...
A member of the public tells a firm of probate researchers about a house left empty for years, leading Michael Buerk and the heir hunters to trace the next of kin to Elizabeth D ...
The case of David Liddell reveals an important clergyman in the family and significant wealth going back generations. But how much will be left to pass on to any family members ...
There is a lot at stake on the high-value estate of illustrator Jean Crow, with a creative and artistic streak running throughout the family line. It takes all of Michael Buerk ...
When a machine gun and rounds of live ammunition are discovered in the attic of Eileen Burgoyne's suburban home, Michael Buerk and the heir hunters uncover a shocking secre ...
With very little information to go on, Michael Buerk and the heir hunters get down to good old-fashioned detective work and hit the road knocking on doors in the hope of finding ...
There is tough competition for the high-value estate of Richard Thomas Evans, so Michael Buerk and the team have to pool all their resources to stay on track. They uncover a war ...
Working on the fascinating case of Maureen Newydomyi, Michael Buerk and the Heir Hunters locate an heir living in one of the most famous and recognisable addresses in the world. ...
Michael Buerk follows the team as they take on the case of John Powney, whose passion for music and vast record collection could lead to unexpected riches for his heirs. \n\nMea ...
Michael Buerk follows the heir hunters as they take on a very valuable estate. Alexander Gibb left behind not one, but two valuable properties and the search for his heirs uncov ...
Whilst on the verge of finding heirs in line to a significant inheritance from John Clench, Michael Buerk and the Heir Hunters uncover a family secret that throws everything on ...
Michael Buerk and the heir hunters take on the high-value estate of much-loved entertainer Gerald Bryce, who worked at one of Britain's popular holiday camps in its heyday. ...
The search for heirs to the estate of James Cheetham reveals a family history of both great strength and sadness. A sporting legend is discovered in the family tree, as well as ...
The case of Charlie Graves is a race against the clock. Having recently passed away, his close friends got in touch with the heir hunters in the hope they could track down famil ...
Michael Buerk follows the work of genealogy detectives as they race to find heirs to unclaimed fortunes. \n\nRetired postman Melvin Barker may have appeared to have led a modest ...
Series following the work of probate researchers as they search for heirs of people who have died without a will.
Heir Hunters tracking down beneficiaries to the high-value estate of Marjorie Turner find their local knowledge pays off, but an unexpected twist proves that the real value of h ...
The death of David Ray reveals how a father and son lived completely separate lives under the same roof for more than 50 years, and Michael Buerk and the heir hunters uncover a ...
The competition is on as Heir Hunters tackle a case just in on the government's Bona Vacantia list. As the family tree develops, the search widens to Lancashire and uncover ...
Both hunts have a tough time on the front line uncovering long forgotten tales of families reshaped by world conflicts. In a case with its roots planted firmly in London's ...
Heir Hunters race to find family on one of their most valuable ever cases. When an NHS pathologist passes away, the search leads to a family torn apart by tuberculosis. As the h ...
Today the competition is on as Heir Hunters endeavour to crack a new treasury case before a rival firm gets there first. With family lines leading nowhere, the team's resea ...
In Kent, the house clearance of a retired lathe operator uncovers a large family, but surname changes don't add up and illegitimate births mean many won't be entitled. ...
Series which follows the work of teams of probate detectives, who track down missing family members of people who have died without making a will.
Heir hunters work on a tough case of a person who worked in ships' kitchens, while another team uncovers the story of an orphaned Norfolk boy who went on to achieve great t ...
Heir hunters look into a tricky case of a large family of glove makers who plied their trade in Yeovil. In another case, the chance discovery of a war grave in a Thai cemetery l ...
Heir hunters investigate the case of a former accountant complicated by a mystery surrounding his parentage. In Norfolk, a team looks at the case of a villager who died with tho ...
Heir hunters work against the clock to find the family of a reclusive painter in north London, while elsewhere in the area, a team uncovers the story of a sailor who stopped at ...
A chance conversation provides a new lead in a case that was shelved for several years, and in Liverpool, heir hunters reveal how important the docks were for an Irish family th ...