Ethel Farrell
Ethel Farrell
Birth: 27 November 1902
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Death: 20 December 2015
Blackburn South, Victoria, Australia
Age: 113 years, 23 days
Country: IND FlagINDAUS FlagAUS

Ethel Farrell (née Burns; 27 November 1902 – 20 December 2015) was an Indian-born Australian verified supercentenarian.

Dorothy Ethel Farrell was the oldest living person in Australia by nearly 3 years, and is the 3rd oldest Australian of all time. Farrell is the second verified Indian-born supercentenarian. The first was Lucy d'Abreu (1892–2005), who died aged 113 years, 197 days.[1]

Ethel Farrell passed away on 20 December 2015 aged 113 years, 23 days. After her death, Mary Whitehurst became the oldest living Australian.



Ethel Farrell aged 16 (GRG Gallery)

Australia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Ada SharpHonora CorriganMary KeeferJosephine GasseElizabeth SwattonSamuel RoweSarah PotterJane Piercy • Mary NixonCaroline Mockridge • Agnes Dodds • Mary Hurley • Ada WhitfieldBeatrice Pollock • Gertie NesbittKit St. Clair • Ada Cleggett • Ada Stockdale • Mary MacPhersonChristina Cock • Jessie Hurley • Alice Lindsay • Sarah DaveyMyra Nicholson • E. Beatrice Riley • John Campbell Ross • Miriam Schmierer • Eva McConnell • Jane Gray • Vi Robbins • Ethel Farrell • Mary Whitehurst • Marjorie CookeMargaret VivianWilhelmina OverallAgnes KluckhennMabel Crosby

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