Oldest living person in the UK: Lilian Priest
Sarah Lilian "Lilian" Priest (née Lloyd, born 7 November 1908) from Swanage, Dorset is a British supercentenarian. She was born in Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales. At the age of 112, Lilian is the oldest living person in the United Kingdom. She is the oldest living person in the United Kingdom following the death of 112-year-old Joan Hocquard on 24 October 2020. On 24 January 2020, her age was verified by the European Supercentenarian Organisation, and she is currently one of the verified oldest living people in Europe. She also has a sister, Gwen Moore who is currently aged 109 and living in Queensland, Australia.
Oldest living men and women by country
The oldest woman living in England and the UK is Lilian Priest, born 7 November 1908.
The oldest man living in England and the UK is currently unknown but thought to be aged 108.
The oldest woman living in Scotland is Louisa Wilson, born 25 July 1912.
The oldest man living in Scotland is David Crawford, born 21 March 1915.
The oldest woman living in Wales is thought to be Amy Hawkins, born 24 January 1911. The oldest living woman who was born in Wales is Lilian Priest from England, born 7 November 1908.
The oldest man living in Wales is currently unknown.
The oldest woman living in Northern Ireland is currently unknown.
The oldest man living in Northern Ireland is currently unknown.
The oldest living twins in the UK are thought to be Violet Johnson and May O'Neil, born on 3 May 1920. We kindly ask that people get in touch if they know of anyone older.