Oldest living person in the UK: Ethel Caterham
Ethel May Caterham (née Collins, born 21 August 1909) from Ash Vale, Surrey is a British supercentenarian. She was born in Shipton Bellinger, Hampshire, England. At the age of 112, Ethel is the oldest living person in the United Kingdom following the death of 112-year-old Mollie Walker on 22 January 2022. On 5 September 2020, her age was offically 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 Ethel Caterham, born 21 August 1909.
The oldest man living in England and the UK is John Tinniswood, born 26 August 1912.
The oldest woman living in Scotland is Marion Dawson, born 19 January 1913.
The oldest man living in Scotland is David Crawford, born 21 March 1915.
The oldest woman living in Wales is Mary Keir, born 3 March 1912.
The oldest man living in Wales is currently unknown.
The oldest woman living in Northern Ireland is thought to be Jean McCullough, born 29 November 1914.
The oldest man living in Northern Ireland is currently unknown.
The oldest living twins in the UK are thought to be Elma Harris and Thelma Barratt, born on 3 August 1919. We kindly ask that people get in touch if they know of anyone older.