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Council seeks relatives of John Henry Melbourne

Relatives of a man who passed away recently are being asked to get in touch so that his funeral can be arranged.

Wolverhampton City Council is keen to contact the family of John Henry Melbourne who died on 17 September, 2014, aged 69.

At the time of his death Mr Melbourne had been living in Wolverhampton but he had originally come from the Lozells area of Birmingham.

Councillor Elias Mattu, Wolverhampton City Council's Cabinet Member for Leisure and Communities, said: "Our Court of Protection Team is keen to trace any relatives of Mr Melbourne so that arrangements for his funeral can be made.

"We hope that someone in the Wolverhampton or Birmingham area may be able to put us in touch with his family."

Anyone who is related to Mr Melbourne, or has any information which may help trace his relatives, is asked to contact the Court of Protection Team on 01902 555394 or by emailing

  • released: Tuesday 21 October, 2014