Coroners are appealing for any friends or relatives of John Cyril Whitaker to come forward.
Mr Whitaker, 71, of Hough Lane, Bramley died on August 13. There were no suspicious circumstances.
Mr Whitaker was thought to have a sister called Marjorie.
He is also thought to have been a member of a group with an interest in railways.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the coroner's officer Marie Silvester on 01924 292301.