Series following the work of probate researchers as they search for the heirs of people who have died without a will, leaving thousands of pounds unclaimed

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Michael Buerk follows the work of genealogy detectives as they race to find heirs to unclaimed fortunes

The fascinating histories of German nationals married to Brits during both world wars

First shown: Tue 12 Mar 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 20

A case reveals how a relative's career changed public perception of disability guide dogs

First shown: Mon 11 Mar 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 19

Eileen Holmes's case leads to a heroic cousin who was a founding member of the SAS

First shown: Wed 6 Mar 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 18

The case of Freda Packman uncovers the history of one of the UK's first stunt pilots

First shown: Tue 5 Mar 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 17

Michael Buerk and the team set out to trace Elizabeth Dean's next of kin

First shown: Mon 4 Mar 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 16

A case reveals how a father and son lived separate lives in the same home for 50 years

First shown: Fri 1 Mar 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 15

A case uncovers an unusual career on the railways

First shown: Thu 29 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 14

The case of Peter Kelly, a retired haulier with a large house and garden full of cars

First shown: Wed 28 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 13

The case of illustrator Jean Crow's estate reveals a family's artistic streak

First shown: Tue 27 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 12

When a gun is discovered the hunters uncover a shocking secret life of bravery and cunning

First shown: Mon 26 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 11

The case of Edward Burridge reveals a rags-to-riches story

First shown: Fri 23 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 10

The case of Richard Thomas Evans uncovers a war hero who died in a tragic accident

First shown: Thu 22 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 9

The team find an heir living in one of the world's most famous and recognisable addresses

First shown: Wed 21 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 8

The case of John Powney, whose vast record collection could lead to riches for his heirs

First shown: Tue 20 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 7

The case of Alexander Gibb uncovers country estates and a history of landed gentry

First shown: Mon 19 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 6

The team search for heirs and uncover a family secret that throws everything on its head

First shown: Fri 16 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 5

The case of Gerald Bryce, who worked at one of Britain's most popular holiday camps

First shown: Thu 15 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 4

The case of James Cheetham reveals a sporting legend, as well as the tragedy

First shown: Wed 14 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 3

The team discover a case was involved in one of the most bitter industrial disputes ever

First shown: Tue 13 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 2

The team make a surprise discovery when searching for heirs to the estate of an ex-postman

First shown: Mon 12 Feb 2024 | 42 mins

Series 12 Episode 1

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