FOI Req - Council Guardians, Deceased Persons

Request 101002481891

Please could you kindly send me any information you may hold relating to persons who have been receiving any assistance with financial affairs from a GUARDIAN at the Council (who would usually be the Chief Social Worker of a Local Authority) and who have died with:

- no  known next of kin (defined as blood relatives) OR
- where you have been unable to engage with or locate any KNOWN next of kin,
Please provide details of cases that have occurred or come to your attention since 1/2/20 to the day of your reply. If you do not hold or release all this information, please send as much as you are able to.

Guardians exist within all Scottish Councils, this is usually the Chief Social Worker.

Please provide as much of the following information as you can:

1. full names of deceased persons,
2. dates of death,
3. marital status,
4. maiden surnames of married or widowed females,
5. dates of birth or ages at death,
6. last known addresses,
7. estimated value of estates,
8. date(s) when the information was passed (or information that
is about to be or likely to be passed) to the QLTR, NUHU, Sherrifs Officers or any other 3rd party,   or, confirmation that this will not be happening and the reason why.

Response 01-06-2020

Nil return.

Please be advised that details of funerals arranged by Moray Council can always be viewed on the Register of Indigent Dead, available at

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