Agnes Helyar
Birth: 19 September 1866
United Kingdom
Death: 12 March 1976
Abbots Langley, England, United Kingdom
Age: 109 years, 175 days
Country: United Kingdom UK
Centenarian

Agnes Edith Helyar (née Greenwood; 19 September 1866 – 12 March 1976) was a British centenarian who was the oldest validated living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death.

Biography

Helyar was born on 19 September 1866 to George Porter Greenwood (born 1832) and Elizabeth Anna Morgan (born 1839). She had four siblings, including Albert Edward. In 1891, she married Edward Purser Helyar (born 1865).

Helyar became the oldest living person in United Kingdom following the death of Rose Heeley on 24 December 1975. She died in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, England on 12 March 1976 at the age of 109 years, 175 days. Following her death, James Harrow became the UK's oldest living person.

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United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Frederick Stabbins • Jane Lister • Martha Truelove • Ann Sharp • Jane Raby • Frances Smith • William Walker • Ann Russell • Eliza Roff • Ellen Palmer • Rachel MacArthur • Rachel Swain • Mary Davey • Thomas Pope • John Francklow • Rebecca Lees • Sarah Fitt • Elizabeth Sellwood • Matilda Coppins • Elizabeth Whitehead • Emma Rooke • Margaret Lunn • Sarah Humphrey • Caroline Beale • Fanny Hopkins • Elizabeth Etheridge • Sophia Wellstead • Rhoda Harris • Emma Weeks • Edith Grellier • Mary WorthingtonJane Stoneman • Ellen Dart • Elizabeth Kensley • Hannah Smith • John Mosley Turner • Ada Roe • Alice Stevenson • Elizabeth Watkins • Frederick Butterfield • Rose Heeley • Agnes Helyar • James Harrow • Sarah Morgan • Lilias Williams • Florence Pannell • Jeanetta Thomas • Alice Brewster • Anna Eliza Williams • Kate Begbie • Charlotte Hughes • Daisy Adams • Rebecca Hewison • Annie Scott • Rachel Wieselberg • Lucy Askew • Annie Jennings • Eva Morris • Amy Hulmes • Nellie Bradley • Gladys Hawley • Lucy d'Abreu • Judy Ingamells • Emmeline Brice • Annie Knight • Ada Mason • Florrie Baldwin • Eunice Bowman • Annie Turnbull • Elsie Steele • Margaret Fish • Violet Wood • Grace A Jones • Ethel Lang • Gladys Hooper • Bessie CammOlive BoarGrace C JonesGwen PayneHilda ClulowBob WeightonJoan Hocquard

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