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Died Without Next of Kin

Requested on
Thu 8th November, 2012
FOI 2452
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This letter is a request for information under the freedom of information act and I hope you can assist me. I appreciate you might not hold all of the information below, but would like to know as much as you can provide. I would like to know details of anyone who has died with no known next of kin from 1/6/2012 to the day of your reply. If there are any new cases where the person died prior to 1/6/2012, but that were only dealt with after this date, pleas also include detials, and to be more specific;

1. their full names

2. the date they died

3. the approximate value of their estate

4. their dates of birth or age at death

5. whether or not they were married, divorced, single, or widowed

6. the maiden surnames of married females or widows

7. their address at death

8. the date when a referral was made of this estate to the Treasury Solicitor or Duchy of Lancaster or Cornwall

9. If a referral to the Treasury Solicitor or Duchy has not yet been made and you think it will be made soon could you advise me of this too.

10. If a case is still undecided or awaiting referral, please also advise of details.


There has been once case in Charnwood since June 2012:

full names of deceased persons, - Thomas Cameron Smith

dates of death, - 25/8/2012

marital status, - Single as far as were aware

maiden surnames of married or widowed females, N/A

dates of birth or ages at death, - 22/7/1921 (91)

last known addresses, - Jasmine Court, 38-44 Nottingham road, Loughborough (place of death) - Lived at Quorn Orchard Care Home, Quorn (place of residence)

estimated value of estates, - Nil

date(s) when the information was passed (or information that is about to be or likely to be passed) to the Treasury Solicitor or the Duchy of Lancaster or Cornwall – N/A