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Peopletracer Blog

Feb 09

Brother and Sister reunite after 46 years apart

Brother and sister, Michael and Dorothy, were separated when Michael was only six months old. Their mother left Michael with neighbours and took Dorothy with her to Yorkshire. Michael did not even know of her existence until 1962 when she contacted him by letter and they remained in contact for some time.

Jan 31

Old school friends reunite!

Christine wanted to reunite with her childhood friend whom she had grown up with all through their school days. The two friends lost touch when Christine moved away from the area but she really wanted to find her old friend and catch up on how their lives had been over the years.

Jan 18

Long lost cousins reunite after 50 years

Elaine* had spent a long time finding out what happened to her father Tommy* who she last saw in 1959 when she was only 10 years' old. Sadly she found out her father had passed away, but her research had made her think about her childhood.

Jan 03

Merchant Navy shipmates reunite after 40 years!

Tom* had been in the Merchant Navy from 1969 to 1973 and was keen to find two of his old shipmates.

Both of Tom's shipmates originally came from Liverpool and knowing their dates of birth and a rough idea of their surnames a GRO Birth Index search was carried out to try and confirm their details.

Dec 12

Good news story from the University of Leicester

"I recently traced a litigant from a high profile legal case in the 1980s, using Peopletracer. The story can be found by clicking here - hope you find it interesting!

"I need to find about 12-15 more people so no doubt will be using your services again."

Dr Dawn Watkins Lecturer in Law School of Law University of Leicester