Bona Vacantia

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Dear The Crown Estate,

Bona Vacantia

What measures does the Crown take to find the settlors or their representatives that the Crown has claimed property of as bona vacantia ?

Yours faithfully,

Mr. Lewis

Brazier, Martin, The Crown Estate

Dear Mr Lewis

Thank you for your request for information about bona vacantia. You asked: "What measures does the Crown take to find the settlors or their representatives that the Crown has claimed property of as bona vacantia ?"

We do not hold information to answer your question. The Treasury Solicitor's Department are responsible for bona vacantia - not The Crown Estate - and can be contacted here: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisati...

There is also some information on bona vacantia here: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisati...

Furthermore, the escheat guidance identified in my reply to your last request might also be helpful to provide some background.

Regards,

Martin Brazier.

Martin Brazier
Freedom of Information Officer

16 New Burlington Place, London, W1S 2HX
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7851 5259
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