Hilda Clingham
Birth: 23 July 1910
St Helena
Death: 16 July 2012
St Helena
Age: 101 years, 359 days
Country: St. HelenaSHN
Centenarian

Hilda Henrietta Clingham (née Coleman; 23 July 1910 – 16 July 2012) was a centenarian from St Helena, British overseas territory.

Biography

Hilda Henrietta Clingham was born in St Helena island on 23 July 1910, when Colonel Henry Galway was governor. She was in her late teens when the first motor car was brought to the island, and also lived through the closure of the Government Lace School, the sinking of the RFA Darkdale, the departure of The Hundred Men for work in England, the end of the flax industry, and the visits of King George VI and the future King Edward VIII.

Hilda Henrietta Clingham died in St Helena island on 16 July 2012 at the age of 101 years, 359 days just a week short of her 102nd birthday.[1] She is currently oldest woman ever from St Helena.

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