Is your surname on this list? You could inherit a fortune
- Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto
You could be looking at inheriting thousands of pounds if your name is on the up-to-date list of unclaimed estates in Norfolk.
HM Treasury looks after people's homes and estates when someone dies without making a will or has no named next-of-kin.
The government produce a list of legacies which have not been claimed by any relatives and is updated daily.
Some names have been on the list for years and many are believed to have dies alone and are listed as spinsters, widows, bachelors or single people.
You better act quick to make a claim if you see your name as the government only accepts claims up to 12 years after the administration of the estate.
When making a claim, you will be asked to send a family tree showing your relationship and two pieces of identification. Also, you may be asked to send birth, death or marriage certificates.
If you are not a relative, you can still apply for a grant from the estate - for example, if you lived together or cared for them.
To find out more about making a claim, you can visit the government's website.
- 1 Car towed out of field after crash
- 2 'Revitalised and positive' - Thetford businesses react to roadmap news
- 3 Homeware store set to open in Thetford when restrictions lift
- 4 'Time has flown by' - bakery celebrates 30 years in business
- 5 Households with children to get two Covid tests per person every week
- 6 Student thanked for 'thoughtful offer' to cut Boris Johnson's hair
- 7 Two men sentenced after assault on nightclub dancefloor
- 8 Center Parcs to reopen on April 12 for self-catering guests only
- 9 Why it's so vital for people to have their say on Thetford's future
- 10 Mother's devastation after son killed in crash 'one minute from home'