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Died Without Next of Kin

Requested on
Wed 1st February, 2012
FOI 1669
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I am making a request under the Freedom of Information Act / Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, to establish how many public health funeral cases you have referred, or are due to refer, to the Treasury Solicitor, Duchy, Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer (QLTR) or Crown Solicitor from November 2011 to the date of your response.

If possible, please could you include the following in your response: Name of the Deceased (including maiden name) ; Date and Place of Death ; Date and Place of Birth ; Last known residence for the deceased ; Whether next of kin have been traced ; Value of the Estate if known ; Date on which referred/due to be referred to the Treasury Solicitor, Duchy, QLTR or Crown Solicitor.


There have been no cases of persons dying without next of kin in the period requested.

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