Oldest living person in the UK: Gertrude Kingston
Gertrude Annie Kingston (née Brown, born 1 February 1909) from Woolton Hill, Hampshire is a British supercentenarian. She was born in Farnborough, Hampshire. At the age of 112, Gertrude is the oldest living person in the United Kingdom following the death of 112-year-old Lilian Priest on 6 June 2021. On 31 May 2020, her age was verified by the European Supercentenarian Organisation, and she is currently one of the verified oldest living people in Europe.
Oldest living men and women by country
The oldest woman living in England and the UK is Gertrude Kingston, born 1 February 1909.
The oldest man living in England and the UK is John Tinniswood, born 26 August 1912.
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 Amy Hawkins, born 24 January 1911. The oldest living woman who was born in Wales is Mollie Walker from England, born 5 February 1909.
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.