|Birth:||21 November 1866|
Marylebone, London, England
|Death:||14 December 1976|
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
|Age:||110 years, 23 days|
James Alfred Harrow Jr. (21 November 1866 – 14 December 1976) was a British supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). He was the oldest known man (and person) in the UK when he died.
James Harrow Jr. was born in Marylebone, London, England, UK, on 21 November 1866 to parents James Sr. and Eliza (née Smith) Harrow. He had at least two siblings, named Henry and Rosa. On 22 December 1892, aged 26, he married Minnie Zilpha in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he lived for most of his life.
James also travelled to places such as San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Wellington, Southampton and Sydney. He became Britain's oldest man on 9 March 1974, following the death of 110-year-old Frederick Butterfield. After the death of 109-year-old Agnes Helyar on 12 March 1976, James became the oldest person in Britain.
James Harrow passed away in Basingstoke, England, UK, on 14 December 1976 at the age of 110 years, 23 days. His successor as Britain's oldest person was Sarah Morgan (1867-1978). His successor as Britain's oldest man was Ernest Oxley (1870-1977).
- 1867 Birth Registration Ancestry
- 1871 UK Census Ancestry
- 1893 Marriage Announcement
- Oldest In Britain
|United Kingdom's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|
George Stanforth • John Mosley Turner • John Leng • Frederick Butterfield • James Harrow • Ernest Oxley • Harry Durrant • Arthur Emanuel • James Sellers • Walter Sandford • George Simms • Henry Norman • John Orton • Alfred Grant • John Evans • Samuel Crabbe • Joseph Randle • Jesse Yewdall • William Proctor • David Davies • Vinson Gulliver • David Henderson • Harry Halford • William Lee • Frederick Moore • Harry Laverick • Jerzy Pajaczkowski-Dydynski • Henry Allingham • Harry Patch • Stanley Lucas • Edward Anderson • Reg Dean • Ralph Tarrant • Harold Bracher • Frank Simes • John Mansfield • Alf Smith and Bob Weighton