List of Australian supercentenarians

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This is a list of verified Australian supercentenarians (people from Australia who have attained the age of at least 110 years). There have been 25 verified supercentenarians from Australia.[1] The oldest person ever from Australia was Christina Cock, who died in 2002, aged 114 years 148 days. As of 28 July 2014, there are 2 verified living supercentenarians, 1 pending and 1 unverified in Australia.[2]

Living Australian supercentenarians[edit]

      Verified       Pending       Unverified

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age as of 28 July 2014 State or country of birth State of residence
1 Vi Robbins[1] F 28 February 1902 112 years, 150 days New South Wales New South Wales
2 Ethel Farrell[1] F 27 November 1902 111 years, 243 days India Victoria
Ada Furby[2] F 22 July 1903 111 years, 6 days United Kingdom Western Australia
Catherine Wilson F 30 March 1904 110 years, 120 days New South Wales New South Wales

Australian supercentenarians[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)       Pending

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age State[a] or country of birth State of death
1 Christina Cock[3] F 25 December 1887 22 May 2002 114 years, 148 days Victoria Victoria
2 Beatrice Mears[3] F 4 March 1888 3 December 2001 113 years, 274 days South Australia South Australia
3 Molly Yeomans[3] F 1 July 1888 30 May 2001 112 years, 333 days New South Wales New South Wales
4 Caroline Mockridge[3] F 11 December 1874 6 November 1987 112 years, 330 days ? Victoria
5 Myra Nicholson[4] F 14 December 1894 20 September 2007 112 years, 280 days Victoria Victoria
6 E. Beatrice Riley[5] F 13 October 1896 15 May 2009 112 years, 214 days Victoria Victoria
7 Jane Gray[1] F 1 December 1901 7 June 2014 112 years, 188 days United Kingdom New South Wales
8 Vi Robbins[1] F 28 February 1902 Living 112 years, 150 days New South Wales Living in New South Wales
9 Jessie Hurley[3] F 15 June 1890 6 August 2002 112 years, 52 days New South Wales New South Wales
10 Miriam Schmierer[6] F 20 August 1899 29 September 2011 112 years, 40 days Queensland Queensland
11 Myrtle Jones[5] F 18 April 1897 12 January 2009 111 years, 269 days South Australia South Australia
12 Stella Correll[3] F 23 December 1888 7 September 2000 111 years, 259 days South Australia South Australia
13 Jane Piercy[3] F 2 September 1869 3 May 1981 111 years, 243 days ? New South Wales
Ethel Farrell[1] F 27 November 1902 Living 111 years, 243 days India[b] Living in Victoria
15 Jack Lockett[3] M 22 January 1891 25 May 2002 111 years, 123 days Victoria Victoria
16 Eva McConnell[7] F 5 May 1901 15 August 2012 111 years, 102 days New South Wales New South Wales
17 Alice Lindsay[1] F 31 March 1893 1 July 2004 111 years, 92 days Victoria Victoria
Ada Furby[2] F 22 July 1903 Living 111 years, 6 days United Kingdom Living in Western Australia
18 Ada Cleggett[3] F 27 January 1885 8 December 1995 110 years, 315 days South Australia South Australia
19 Doreen Washington[5] F 24 May 1898 4 February 2009 110 years, 256 days New South Wales New South Wales
20 Marie Piacentino[3] F 25 November 1888 21 June 1999 110 years, 208 days Italy New South Wales
21 Mary Hurley[3] F 4 May 1880 16 November 1990 110 years, 196 days South Australia South Australia
22 Catherine Lawrence[8] F 8 December 1902 16 June 2013 110 years, 190 days Victoria Victoria
23 John Campbell Ross[5] M 11 March 1899 3 June 2009 110 years, 84 days Victoria Victoria
Blanche Coward[2] F 17 December 1901 27 February 2012 110 years, 72 days United Kingdom New South Wales
24 Claude Choules[6] M 3 March 1901 5 May 2011 110 years, 63 days United Kingdom Western Australia
25 Ada Sharp[3] F 6 April 1861 15 May 1971 110 years, 39 days Victoria Western Australia

a^ People born prior to 1 January 1901 were born in the corresponding colony. The "states" didn't exist before the Federation of Australia.
b^ Farrell was born in India, which was at the time of her birth a British colony.

Oldest Australian person by state[edit]

This is a list of the oldest people by birth from each state

      Deceased (Verified)       Pending       Unverified

State[a] Name Sex Birth date Death date Age
New South Wales Molly Yeomans F 1 July 1888 30 May 2001 112 years, 333 days
Queensland Miriam Schmierer F 20 August 1899 29 September 2011 112 years, 40 days
South Australia Beatrice Mears F 4 March 1888 3 December 2001 113 years, 274 days
Tasmania
Victoria Christina Cock F 25 December 1887 22 May 2002 114 years, 148 days
Western Australia

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Australia since 1981[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)       Unverified

From To Name Sex Age(s) when oldest Lifespan State[a] of death
Unidentified 3 May 1981 Jane Piercy F ? – 111 2 September 1869 – 3 May 1981
111 years, 243 days
New South Wales
3 May 1981 6 November 1987
(6 years, 187 days)
Carol Mockridge F 106 – 112 11 December 1874 – 6 November 1987
112 years, 330 days
Victoria
6 November 1987 16 November 1990
(3 years, 10 days)
Mary Hurley F 107 – 110 4 May 1880 – 16 November 1990
110 years, 196 days
South Australia
16 November 1990 8 December 1995
(5 years, 22 days)
Ada Cleggett F 105 – 110 27 January 1885 – 8 December 1995
110 years, 315 days
South Australia
8 December 1995 22 May 2002
(6 years, 165 days)
Christina Cock F 107 – 114 25 December 1887 – 22 May 2002
114 years, 148 days
Victoria
22 May 2002 6 August 2002
(76 days)
Jessie Hurley F 111 – 112 15 June 1890 – 6 August 2002
112 years, 52 days
New South Wales
6 August 2002 1 July 2004
(1 year, 330 days)
Alice Lindsay F 109 – 111 31 March 1893 – 1 July 2004
111 years, 92 days
Victoria
1 July 2004 20 September 2007
(3 years, 81 days)
Myra Nicholson F 109 – 112 14 December 1894 – 20 September 2007
112 years, 280 days
Victoria
20 September 2007 15 May 2009
(1 year, 237 days)
E. Beatrice Riley F 110 – 112 13 October 1896 – 15 May 2009
112 years, 214 days
Victoria
15 May 2009 3 June 2009
(19 days)
John Campbell Ross M 110 11 March 1899 – 3 June 2009
110 years, 84 days
Victoria
3 June 2009 29 September 2011
(2 years, 118 days)
Miriam Schmierer F 109 – 112 20 August 1899 – 29 September 2011
112 years, 40 days
Queensland
29 September 2011 15 August 2012
(321 days)
Eva McConnell F 110 – 111 5 May 1901 – 15 August 2012
111 years, 102 days
New South Wales
15 August 2012 7 June 2014
(1 year, 296 days)
Jane Gray F 110 – 112 1 December 1901 – 7 June 2014
112 years, 188 days
New South Wales
7 June 2014
Present
(51 days)
Vi Robbins F 112* born 28 February 1902
age 112 years, 150 days
Living in New South Wales

a^ People born prior to 1 January 1901 were born in the corresponding colony. The "states" didn't exist before the Federation of Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g GRG Validated Living Supercentenarians The Gerontology Research Group (GRG) lists persons as living whose age has been validated and confirmed to be alive within the past year. Retrieved 11 May 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d List of Pending cases
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l GRG Verified Supercentenarian Cases -- Listed Chronologically by Death Date as of 28 April 2007 Retrieved 12 May 2011.
  4. ^ GRG Deaths for 2007 (in Chronological Order) (As of 4 February 2011) Retrieved 12 May 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d GRG Deaths for 2009 (in Chronological Order) (as of 24 December 2010) Retrieved 12 May 2011.
  6. ^ a b GRG Deaths in 2011
  7. ^ GRG Deaths in 2012
  8. ^ http://supercentenarian-research-foundation.org/TableE.aspx