Esther Annenberg at age 99
|Birth:||17 March 1909|
London, England, UK
|Age:||111 years, 198 days|
Esther Annenberg was born in London, England on 17 March 1909. She had two brothers. At the age of two she went to Great Ormond Street Hospital, where she stayed for four years – which she reportedly detested.
At the age of ten, Annenberg moved to the Samuel Lewis estate in Camberwell, where she stayed for almost 90 years before moving out. In her adult life, she trained as a seamstress, worked in a dry cleaners, and had two sons, David and Brian.
Annenberg currently lives in a care home in South London. At the age of 111 years, 198 days, she is the oldest living Jewish person in the United Kingdom.
- Woman leaves flat after 90 years BBC News, 19 March 2008
- Esther Annenberg Interviewed by Chloe Bowles The Alliance for Inclusive Education, 3 July 2012
- 110th Birthday Announcement The Telegraph, 17 March 2019
- Why Esther is celebrating her 111th birthday alone in South London The Jewish Chronicle, 17 March 2020