Written by: Kevin Gosden (Andrews Father)


Thank you all for taking the trouble to read our story about our son on Long Lost Families.
Andrew went missing on 14th September 2007 from our home in Doncaster. He was 14 when he disappeared. He had no apparent problems at the time. The photo represents him as he might look today.
Andrew was seen at 8-30am as he headed down to school on Littlemoor Lane, Balby, Doncaster towards Westfield Park. Andrew returned from school after his parents had gone to work, and changed out of his uniform. He emptied his bank account – taking around £200 – and without leaving a note went to Doncaster station and bought a one-way ticket to London King’s Cross (refusing a return even though the cost was about the same). It is thought that he boarded a train at Doncaster Railway Station at 9-35am on the day he went missing arriving at London Kings Cross Station at 11-20am.
He was last seen on CCTV footage at King’s Cross Station in London later that morning.
South Yorkshire Police released CCTV footage from Kings Cross Station on 14 September 2007, the day he went missing. There are no confirmed sightings after this one.
We have no clues as to why he disappeared, where he went, or what happened to him thereafter. As a family, we have searched for him ever since,
Further information about Andrew’s disappearance, along with possible clues to his identity to look for can be found on his dedicated website:
Andrew is loved and missed. Just to know he is alive and well would be the most wonderful thing for us. It may be difficult to comprehend as a reader the heartache we are feeling and have felt all these years so assistance of any kind is welcome however small that will lead to closure for us.
Thanks in anticipation for reading this and any help you may be able to offer. Click the Facebook link in the top right bar to see Andrew when he was 14 and his distinctive right ear.
If you have any information that could help Andrews family please email Long Lost Families on: [email protected] or call them on: 07737 259732.
Anyone reading this that has any information as to his whereabouts or fate, can pass this information to the charity Missing People (116000 freephone), OR South Yorkshire Police (using the 101 number), OR in complete confidence to: Crimestoppers:



If you have any information that can help Kevin Gosden (Andrews Father) please get in touch with Long Lost Families on: [email protected] or call us with the information on 07737 259732.

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