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Series following the work of heir hunters, probate detectives looking for distant relatives of people who have died without making 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 her legacy was reuniting long lost family. And the case of Freda Packman uncovers the intriguing history of one of the UK's first stunt pilots, as well as revealing several tragic stories on the paternal side of the family. But the sale of her property at auction brings good news for the heirs.
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 most daring campaigns of World War II. In the case of Audrey Barton, heir hunters discover she first married in her 80s and their search for beneficiaries leads to a family member honoured by the crown for his great contribution to the country.
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 Copley. They discover a relative who, far from letting his blindness impede his life, became a great success because of it. Meanwhile, the case of John Trevor Hoyle reveals how a relative's career helped change public perception of disability guide dogs.
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 histories of German nationals who were married to Brits during the two World Wars and the hardships it brought to their families. Plus an heir to the estate of Alan Hughes receives a surprise knock at the door.
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