Harker and Company

Success stories

As featured in The Times, The London Standard and Daily Express...
Phillip was the genealogist who successfully traced the
whereabouts of the missing Italian waiter, who was last heard of 20 years ago in Paris. The waiter's parents had died eight years previously, leaving him a million pound legacy.

Beginning with just a medical bill found amongst some papers in a Lancashire nursing home, Phillip managed to trace the family of the
deceased lady to Beirut.

One particular case  saw work starting in a house in Southampton with an heir being eventually located in the icy wastes of Alaska. This was further complicated by the fact that the heir had no access to a telephone and could not receive mail due to a jealous spouse!

With only a name, Harker & Company traced a lady last heard of over 10
years ago to a town in southern China.

A man died intestate in the United States. Harker & Co researched and documented his family tree in England. Family members reported the sole heir as missing, presumed dead since 1948.

Harker & Co traced the missing heir to London and were able to show the beneficiary a copy of his own   for the first time. He had never known what name he was registered under by his Russian mother.
His inheritance meant he could fulfill his dream of moving to the seaside.

The French widow of an English barrister died intestate. Enquiries in France revealed that her only sister had died childless. Painstaking research revealed that the wider family had settled in Argentina and they were able to claim their inheritance.

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