• Beware the rogue ‘heir hunters’

    (Sunday Telegraph 09 Sep 2018) Link to article published Sunday 09 Sep 2018 Hector Birchwood of Celtic Research offers advice on how to choose a reputable ‘heir hunter’. (Click here for PDF article)

  • Take Control and Write a Will

    Speaking at the LSE Legacy Futures Lunch, Hector Birchwood urged young professionals to take control, act responsibly and write a Will: https://www.lse.ac.uk/supporting-lse/your-gifts-in-action/2016-2017/HectorBirchwood?from_serp=1

  • Mr. Irish, Devon, England 2014

    “I am the administrator of an intestate estate. The deceased was a relative who was a spinster with no siblings. She had outlived her parents by many years and the only heirs would be found from the issue of paternal and maternal aunts and uncles. Eventually, I found 21 beneficiaries…

  • Ms. Seron, Australia, 2014

    “Dearest Hector, I would like to take this opportunity to let you know how grateful and thankful I am for everything you have done for my brother and I. From the very beginning you were kind and considerate and patient, taking the time to talk to us and letting us…

  • Mrs. Franks, Leeds, 2014

    “I meant to get in touch with you to let you know that the money’s arrived in my mother’s bank account… Thank you so much for all your work on this – the documents are absolutely fascinating… The most interesting thing to have come out of all of this is…

  • Mr. Holborow, Wiltshire, 2013

    “Recently you made contact with myself and my family. Although I was sceptical at first, I must admit, but after talking to you on the telephone etc. about my family tree it did seem that you had done a lot of homework about my past family which I felt straight…