Hannah Smith (supercentenarian)

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Hannah Smith
Born (1856-01-07)7 January 1856
Salford, England
Died 10 January 1966(1966-01-10)
(aged 110 years, 3 days)
Woodhouse, Sheffield
Occupation Dressmaking lecturer (former)Supercentenarian

Hannah Smith (7 January 1856 – 10 January 1966)[1] was born in Salford, England and lived to become a British supercentenarian and the oldest recognised living person in the world.

Smith collapsed on her 110th birthday, and died three days later at Woodhouse, Sheffield.[2] Smith smoked until five years before her death.[3] Smith lived much of her life in Chesterfield and was a former dressmaking lecturer.[4][5] She was listed in the 1967 Guinness World Records[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Validated supercentenarians who lived and/or died in the UK The Gerontology Research Group
  2. ^ "Woman aged 110 dies". The Times. 1966-01-11. p. 8. 
  3. ^ "Taken ill on 110th birthday". The Guardian. 1966-01-08. p. 14. 
  4. ^ "Miss Hannah is 110 today". The Guardian. 1966-01-07. p. 4. 
  5. ^ "News in Brief". The Times. 1963-01-07. p. 5. 

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Preceded by
Auguste Pahl
Oldest recognised living person
24 July 1965 – 10 January 1966
Succeeded by
John Mosely Turner
Oldest recognised living woman
24 July 1965 – 10 January 1966
Succeeded by
Johanna Booyson
Preceded by
Elizabeth Kensley
Oldest person in the United Kingdom
6 March 1965 – 10 January 1966
Succeeded by
John Mosely Turner