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Longest-married couples

Rank Forename Surname Sex Date of birth Date of marriage Date of death Marriage length (y & d) Residence
1 William Jones M 20 July 1901 3 February 1923 28 January 2007 83 359 Slough, Berkshire, ENG
Eluned Jones F 23 August 1904 29 June 2008 Slough, Berkshire, ENG
2 Maurice Kaye M 3 June 1912 27 August 1934 23 July 2018 83 330 Bournemouth, Dorset, ENG
Helen Kaye F 23 April 1913 28 June 2019 Bournemouth, Dorset, ENG
3 Allan McDowell M 27 February 1920 26 September 1941 82 262 ENG
Dorothy McDowell F 1925 ENG
4 Christopher James (Mick) Girlow M 31 August 1918 15 November 1940 2 May 2023 82 168 Portchester, Hampshire, ENG
Edith Florence Girlow F July 1923 Portchester, Hampshire, ENG
5 Eric Frank Kingston M 18 September 1921 1 June 1940 12 August 2022 82 72 Wedmore, Somerset, ENG
Annie Sarah (Nancy) Kingston F 13 October 1920 6 April 2023 Wedmore, Somerset, ENG
6 Ernest Arthur (Arthur) Day M 31 July 1912 16 October 1937 23 October 2019 82 7 Birmingham, West Midlands, ENG
Elsie May Day F 4 January 1919 8 November 2020 Birmingham, West Midlands, ENG
7 James Frederick Burgess M 3 March 1861 21 June 1883 19 November 1966 82 2 London, ENG
Sarah Ann Burgess F 11 June 1865 23 June 1965 London, ENG
8 Ronald Bond M 22 November 1919 4 January 1941 20 December 2022 81 350 Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, ENG
Joyce Bond F 2 August 1921 22 May 2023 Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, ENG
9 Roy Walter M 26 March 1921 27 July 1942 81 192 Wingham, Kent, ENG
Dorothy Walter F 16 November 1920 4 February 2024 Wingham, Kent, ENG
10 Reginald Louis Arthur Woolgar M 21 March 1920 30 August 1942 8 March 2024 81 191 Brighton, East Sussex, ENG
Doris Woolgar F 1922 Brighton, East Sussex, ENG
11 Frank Milford M 29 January 1908 26 May 1928 31 August 2009 81 97 Plymouth, Devon, ENG
Minnie Anita Milford F 20 June 1908 25 January 2012 Plymouth, Devon, ENG
12 Robert Alexander Evans M 28 January 1922 26 April 1941 13 December 2022 81 60 Surrey, ENG
Constance Evans F 18 March 1921 25 June 2022 Surrey, ENG
13 Thomas Henry Taynton M 18 January 1892 1 July 1912 27 July 1993 81 26 London, ENG
Ethel May Taynton F 31 July 1894 12 September 1993 London, ENG
14 Ronald Golightly M 24 March 1920 8 January 1941 23 December 2021 80 349 Harrogate, North Yorkshire, ENG
Beryl Golightly F Oct-Dec 1922 Harrogate, North Yorkshire, ENG
15 Roy Ward M 1925 1 July 1943 80 349 Harrogate, North Yorkshire, ENG
Freda Ward F 1925 Harrogate, North Yorkshire, ENG
16 Harry Walne M 6 December 1888 19 August 1911 9 July 1992 80 325 Oldham, Greater Manchester, ENG
Sarah Ann Walne F 10 September 1889 29 October 1992 Oldham, Greater Manchester, ENG
17 John Walter Orton M 19 January 1876 9 July 1900 30 January 1984 80 293 Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, ENG
Harriet Orton F 3 April 1878 28 April 1981 Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, ENG
18 Wilfred Cecil Daniel (Monty) Turberville M 5 January 1908 23 September 1933 30 May 2014 80 249 Matlock, Derbyshire, ENG
Ivy Turberville F 26 April 1912 16 December 2015 Matlock, Derbyshire, ENG
19 Walter Adolphus Postings M 11 October 1908 27 March 1929 19 November 2009 80 237 Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, ENG
Beatrice Rose Postings F 18 August 1908 13 October 2010 Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, ENG
20 Arnold Bell M 20 August 1922 16 November 1943 80 211 Prudhoe, Northumberland, ENG
Kathleen Bell F 25 November 1922 Prudhoe, Northumberland, ENG
21 Donald Struggles M 12 January 1918 27 January 1940 19 November 2020 80 183 Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENG
Margaret Joan Struggles F 21 March 1918 28 July 2020 Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENG
22 Clifford Frederick Smee M 9 October 1919 23 November 1940 80 143 Headcorn, Kent, ENG
Winifred Mary Smee F 20 January 1918 15 April 2021 Headcorn, Kent, ENG
23 Michael Downham M 1921 23 January 1943 80 105 Yarm, North Yorkshire, ENG
Lilian Edna Downham F 1923 8 May 2023 Yarm, North Yorkshire, ENG
24 Rowland Bromley M 8 March 1914 14 July 1934 28 December 2014 80 66 Leicester, Leicestershire, ENG
Beatrice Isabel Bromley F 29 June 1916 18 September 2014 Leicester, Leicestershire, ENG
25 Charles Higgs M 13 March 1919 30 October 1940 2 January 2021 80 64 Penrith, Cumbria, ENG
Edith Higgs F 17 April 1921 Penrith, Cumbria, ENG
26 Ernest Victor Keeble M 8 May 1923 16 December 1940 17 February 2021 80 63 Basildon, Essex, ENG
Joan Daisy Keeble F 15 August 1924 Basildon, Essex, ENG
27 Lancelot Hilary Bradley M 5 August 1909 13 June 1928 14 August 2008 80 62 Glusburn, North Yorkshire, ENG
Violet Lilian Bradley F 4 December 1909 21 December 2009 Glusburn, North Yorkshire, ENG
28 Jack Bare M 9 February 1917 3 August 1939 10 September 2019 80 38 Codsall, Staffordshire, ENG
Joan Bare F 3 July 1919 2 February 2022 Codsall, Staffordshire, ENG
29 Norman Pryer M 25 September 1920 8 July 1940 11 August 2020 80 34 Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, ENG
Winifred Pryer F 26 May 1923 19 October 2020 Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, ENG
30 George Ross Aylesbury M 26 May 1912 26 December 1936 6 March 2019 80 17 Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENG
Florence Aylesbury F 8 October 1912 12 January 2017 Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENG
31 Percy Arrowsmith M 13 March 1900 1 June 1925 15 June 2005 80 14 Hereford, Herefordshire, ENG
Florence Arrowsmith F 31 October 1904 9 April 2007 Hereford, Herefordshire, ENG
32 Sam Loveridge M 29 March 1881 1 June 1904 7 June 1984 80 6 Somerset, ENG
Annie Loveridge F 14 August 1884 9 April 1986 Somerset, ENG
33 Ronald Leslie Mitchell M 9 October 1916 31 December 1936 11 March 2017 80 0 Chulmleigh, Devon, ENG
Nora Elizabeth Mitchell F 2 February 1920 31 December 2016 Chulmleigh, Devon, ENG

Oldest couples

Rank Forename Surname Sex Date of birth Date of death Age (y & d) Combined age (y & d) Residence
1 Ralph Burgess Tarrant M 6 July 1903 30 October 2013 110 116 212 264 Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENG
Phyllis Mary Tarrant F 9 September 1908 4 February 2011 102 148 Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENG
2 Frank Hazell M 15 April 1899 27 November 2006 107 226 212 241 Felixstowe, Suffolk, ENG
Kathleen Hazell F 27 June 1903 12 July 2008 105 15 Felixstowe, Suffolk, ENG
3 Helen Kaye F 23 April 1913 28 June 2019 106 66 212 116 Bournemouth, Dorset, ENG
Maurice Kaye M 3 June 1912 23 July 2018 106 50 Bournemouth, Dorset, ENG
4 John Walter Orton M 19 January 1876 30 January 1984 108 11 211 36 Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, ENG
Harriet Orton F 3 April 1878 28 April 1981 103 25 Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, ENG
5 Donald Blouet M 25 September 1913 21 September 2021 107 361 211 33 New Maldon, London, ENG
Kate Edna Blouet F 6 September 1911 13 October 2014 103 37 New Maldon, London, ENG
6 George Ross Aylesbury M 26 May 1912 6 March 2019 106 284 211 15 Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENG
Florence Aylesbury F 8 October 1912 12 January 2017 104 96 Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENG