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Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 11: Young/Davenport

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. The team try to find heirs of a man whose family worked during the Blitz. Plus, the story of a pioneering aviation engineer. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 12: Couzens/Malhotra

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. Featuring the case of a lady who left Ireland and was never heard of again until she died leaving an estate worth £1.7 million. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 13: Hall/Morris

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. When a vicar passes away in Surrey, the search takes the team back to Middlesbrough and its remarkable steelmaking history. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 14: Pinner/Kennar

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series following the work of probate researchers. An investigation reveals a remarkable story of Antarctic exploration, plus two unclaimed estates stem from the same family. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 15: Squirell/Stewart

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series following the work of probate researchers. The team struggle to solve one of their trickier cases, but help comes in the form of some keen amateur genealogists. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 6: Paine/Birchall

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. A new heir comes to light on a case the heir hunters thought was complete. Plus, a remarkable story of wartime aviation. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 7: Hooper/Woodall

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. The team face a race against time to find living relatives of a man whose father was a magician. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 8: Coates/Slack

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. As the team race to find heirs to a recently advertised unclaimed estate, they discover a surprise connection in Malta. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 10: Hammond/Thorne

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. The team take on a huge case which has them searching far and wide. Plus, a family separated by wartime evacuation are reunited. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 9: Smith/Amanet

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. The estate of a man called Smith causes headaches for the heir hunters, but can they crack the case ahead of the competition? Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 16: Godfrey/Pumfrey

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series following the teams who trace heirs to unclaimed estates. The frantic search for heirs to a newly-advertised estate reveals a family member who made lace for Queen Victoria. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 17: Bone/Jones

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series following the work of probate researchers as they search for heirs of people who have died without a will. The team begin working the estate of a retired policeman. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 18: Konieczny/Wilkinson

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series following the work of probate researchers. An heir hunt that went all the way to Australia reveals the story of mass emigration thanks to the 'ten pound pom' campaign. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 19: Wall/Sharman

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series dedicated to finding the heirs of people who have died without a will. The heir hunting team investigate the case of a lady who led a glamorous life. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 20: Daly/Harrington

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series dedicated to finding the heirs of people who died without a will. When a man who had become estranged from his family dies without a will, the team seek living relatives. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 2: Clarke/Meaby

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. The team solve a 20-year-old case, and reveal the story of a heroic pilot in the family who died in the last days of World War II. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 3: Llangennech/Carson

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. The search for heirs to a Welsh school site reveals a surprising connection to a former president of the USA. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 4: Fraser/Chainey

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. When a former member of the Royal College of Surgeons dies without leaving a will, the race is on to try and find his heirs. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 5: Holt/Epstein

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

A look at the work of probate researchers. The story of Jewish artist Jehuda Epstein, whose paintings were among thousands of artworks seized by the Nazis in the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup

Heir Hunters

Series 7

Episode 1: Wilcock/Bone

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series following the work of probate researchers. The team search for relatives of a mysterious man who travelled the world, raising an intriguing question: was he in fact a spy? Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Liz Robinson
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Series Editor:
John Widdup