Amy Hawkins
Amy Hawkins
Amy Hawkins on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 24 January 1911
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Age: 110 years, 140 days
Country: United Kingdom UK
Unvalidated

Amy Winifred "Win" Hawkins (born 24 January 1911) is a British supercentenarian who is the oldest living person in Wales. Her age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Amy Hawkins was born in Cardiff, Wales, UK on 24 January 1911, the daughter of Alfred and Maude. She had five brothers and one sister. Her family moved to Newport when she was three years.

She is one of the last people to witness the 1919 race riots in Newport. She first voted in 1935.

She was a professional dancer as a teenager and then worked as a window-dresser, until her daughter was born in 1947, before she returned to work in her late 50s.

She married George Hawkins, a sign-writer in 1937. The couple had one daughter Rosemary Morris (born 1947). After the death of her husband in 1996, she moved in with her daughter and son-in-law Rob.

She has two granddaughters Tamzin Powell (born 1967) and Hannah Freeman (born 1981) and two great-grandchildren Sacha and Mabli.

Her sister Lil Thomas (born 3 December 1919) celebrated her 101th birthday in December 2020.

Amy Hawkins currently lives in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, at the age of 110 years, 140 days.

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