Heir hunters travel to foreign shores as family histories are unlocked in the quest to find the rightful beneficiaries of unclaimed estates.
One case centred on the Channel Island of Guernsey brings up heartbreaking tales of families torn apart by war, and reunites relatives as a niece is grateful to be given missing pieces of her own family tree.
In America, friends remember a Cheshire woman who travelled across the pond to start a new life and then met an untimely death. The hunt to find heirs to inherit the estate she left Stateside travels back to home soil. The tragic case leads to a cousin embarking on an exciting journey of her own.