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Helen Haward
Birth: 24 November 1884
Hastings, East Sussex, England, UK
Death: 23 October 1996
Colchester, Essex, England, UK
Age: 111 years, 334 days
Country: United Kingdom UK

Helen Gertrude Haward (24 November 1884 – 23 October 1996) was a British supercentenarian who was the third-oldest person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death (behind Lucy Askew and Annie Jennings). Her age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Helen Gertrude Haward was born on 24 November 1884 in Hastings, England, to parents Robert and Harriet (née Burls) Haward. She worked as a teacher and never married nor had any children.

Helen Haward died in Colchester, England on 23 October 1996 at the age of 111 years, 334 days. Her claim was verified by Roger Thatcher. In 2015, a rechecking of her case proved her age to be correct.