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Jane Raby
Birth: 25 October 1819
Wales, UK
Death: 11 June 1926
Bath, England, UK
Age: 106 years, 229 days
Country: UK Flag UK
Centenarian

Jane Lang Raby (25 October 1819 – 11 June 1926) was a British centenarian who was the oldest known living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death. She was the last known British person born before 1820.

Biography

Jane Raby was born on 25 October 1819 in Wales to parents Arthur Turnour Raby and Henrietta Jane (née Smith) Raby. She had six siblings, three of whom were called Georgina, Henrietta Maria and Emily. She never married nor had children. It is currently unknown when she became the oldest person in the United Kingdom.

Raby died on 11 June 1926 in Bath, England at the age of 106 years, 229 days. Her successor as the oldest person in the United Kingdom was Frances Smith (1820 - 1927).

References


United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Jane Raby • Frances Smith • William Walker • Ann Russell • Eliza Roff • Ellen Palmer • Rachel MacArthur • Rachel Swain • Mary Davey • Thomas Pope • John Christian Francklow • Rebecca Lees • Sarah Fitt • Elizabeth Sellwood • Matilda Coppins • Elizabeth Whitehead • Emma Rooke • Margaret Lunn • Sarah Humphrey • Caroline Beale • Fanny Hopkins • Elizabeth Etheridge • Sophia Wellstead • Rhoda Harris • Emma Weeks • Edith Grellier • Mary WorthingtonJane Stoneman • Ellen Dart • Elizabeth Kensley • Hannah Smith • John Mosley Turner • Ada Roe • Alice Stevenson • Elizabeth Watkins • Frederick Butterfield • Rose Heeley • Agnes Helyar • James Harrow • Sarah Morgan • Lilias Williams • Florence Pannell • Jeanetta Thomas • Alice Brewster • Anna Eliza Williams • Kate Begbie • Charlotte Hughes • Daisy Adams • Rebecca Hewison • Annie Scott • Rachel Wieselberg • Lucy Jane Askew • Annie Jennings • Eva Morris • Amy Hulmes • Nellie Bradley • Gladys Hawley • Lucy d'Abreu • Edith Ingamells • Emmeline Brice • Annie Knight • Ada Mason • Florrie Baldwin • Eunice Bowman • Annie Turnbull • Elsie Steele • Margaret Fish • Violet Wood • Grace A Jones • Ethel Lang • Gladys Hooper • Bessie CammOlive BoarGrace C JonesGwen PayneHilda ClulowJoan Hocquard and Bob Weighton

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