In the last few years many of us have willingly shared our lives with the people around us through social networking sites. Thanks to their pandemic rise, many of us have been successful in tracking down lost friends and loved ones.
Even the greatest detective adventures can be halted by unforeseen circumstances; what if your long lost auntie doesn't have a facebook account? Do you just give up on the hope that you will be reunited once more? Of course not, just follow the stages on this Finding People Flowchart and you could be discussing your detective skills with auntie over a cup of tea in no time.
Google them! Google isn't designed for detailed people search but it might turn up some clues.
Physical Phone Books
A comprehensive source of local information that includes residential, business and classified listings.
A review of what a person has done in the past - including criminal, commercial and financial records - usually carried out to assess employability.
An archive of life events stored by local and government bodies, including birth certificates, marriage licenses, and death certificates.