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"Bristol Bear's" family found

The bear was found - along with a photograph dated 1918 and other items - in a carrier bag in February 2012 Photo: ITV News West Country

Bristol Airport say it has identified a family that once owned an antique bear which was abandoned in the departure lounge last year.

The photograph of Dora & Glyn Baker was found in a carrier bag with the teddy bear Credit: ITV News West Country

The bear, which was in a carrier bag with a photo of two children dated 1918, belonged to Dora and Glyn Baker from South Wales, but staff at the airport haven't been able to find any living relatives.

this postcard from 1918 was found with the teddy and photograph

Staff at Bristol Airport say they've had help from photographic history groups, teddy bear manufacturers and ancestry forums. They've also been contacted by an artist who has captured the story in a painting.

Jacqui Mills from Bristol Airport says they'd love living members of the Baker family to get in touch:-