List of Australian supercentenarians

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This is an incomplete list of Australian supercentenarians, people from Australia who have attained an age of at least 110 years. The Gerontology Research Group (GRG), an organization that tracks supercentenarians and verifies age claims, has verified that 26 supercentenarians have come from Australia as of December 2014.[1] The oldest person ever from Australia was Christina Cock, who died in 2002, aged 114 years 148 days. There are currently four living supercentenarians, the oldest of whom is Mary Whitehurst, aged 111 years, 44 days. She was born in the United Kingdom.

Living Australian supercentenarians[edit]

Below is a list of known living supercentenarians living in Australia. Entries for people who are verified are rendered in italics.

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age as of 3 December 2016 State or country of birth State of residence
Mary Whitehurst[2] F 20 October 1905 111 years, 44 days United Kingdom (Wales) Victoria
Marjorie Cooke[3] F 5 January 1906 110 years, 333 days Victoria Victoria
Margaret "Peg" Vivian[4] F 25 February 1906 110 years, 282 days United Kingdom (Scotland) Western Australia
Rosina Lazzarini[5] F 11 March 1906 110 years, 267 days United Kingdom (England) New South Wales
Helen Stamelos[6] F 30 November 1906 110 years, 3 days Greece Western Australia

Verified Australian supercentenarians[edit]

Below is a list of known supercentenarians who were born in, are living in, or died in Australia. Entries for people who are living are rendered in italics.

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age State[a] or country of birth State of death
1 Christina Cock[7] F 25 December 1887 22 May 2002 114 years, 148 days Victoria Victoria
2 Beatrice Mears[7] F 4 March 1888 3 December 2001 113 years, 274 days South Australia South Australia
3 Ethel Farrell[1] F 27 November 1902 20 December 2015 113 years, 23 days India[b] Victoria
4 Molly Yeomans[7] F 1 July 1888 30 May 2001 112 years, 333 days New South Wales New South Wales
5 Caroline Mockridge[7] F 11 December 1874 6 November 1987 112 years, 330 days Victoria Victoria
6 Myra Nicholson[8] F 14 December 1894 20 September 2007 112 years, 280 days Victoria Victoria
7 Vi Robbins[1] F 28 February 1902 8 October 2014 112 years, 222 days New South Wales New South Wales
8 E. Beatrice Riley[9] F 13 October 1896 15 May 2009 112 years, 214 days Victoria Victoria
9 Jane Gray[1] F 1 December 1901 7 June 2014 112 years, 188 days United Kingdom New South Wales
10 Jessie Hurley[7] F 15 June 1890 6 August 2002 112 years, 52 days New South Wales New South Wales
11 Miriam Schmierer[10] F 20 August 1899 29 September 2011 112 years, 40 days Queensland Queensland
12 Myrtle Jones[9] F 18 April 1897 12 January 2009 111 years, 269 days Victoria South Australia
13 Stella Correll[7] F 23 December 1888 7 September 2000 111 years, 259 days South Australia South Australia
14 Jane Piercy[7] F 2 September 1869 3 May 1981 111 years, 243 days New South Wales New South Wales
15 Jack Lockett[7] M 22 January 1891 25 May 2002 111 years, 123 days Victoria Victoria
16 Eva McConnell[11] 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 South Australia
18 Ada Cleggett[7] F 27 January 1885 8 December 1995 110 years, 315 days South Australia South Australia
19 Doreen Washington[9] F 24 May 1898 4 February 2009 110 years, 256 days Queensland New South Wales
20 Marie Piacentino[7] F 25 November 1888 21 June 1999 110 years, 208 days Italy New South Wales
21 Mary Hurley[7] F 4 May 1880 16 November 1990 110 years, 196 days New South Wales New South Wales
22 Catherine Lawrence[1] F 8 December 1902 16 June 2013 110 years, 190 days Victoria New South Wales
23 John Campbell Ross[9] M 11 March 1899 3 June 2009 110 years, 84 days Victoria Victoria
24 Blanche Coward[1] F 17 December 1901 27 February 2012 110 years, 72 days United Kingdom New South Wales
25 Claude Choules[10] M 3 March 1901 5 May 2011 110 years, 63 days United Kingdom Western Australia
26 Ada Sharp[7] F 6 April 1861 15 May 1971 110 years, 39 days Victoria Western Australia

Notes[edit]

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

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