POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of kin of an Ashton-in-Makerfield man.

Maubrey Hamilton Ward, aged 88, passed away at his home on Tatten Drive on September, 27.

There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Anyone with information about Maubrey, or his next of kin, should contact the Police Coroner’s Office in Bolton on 0161 8565496.