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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: United Kingdom 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 surviving British person born before 1820.

Biography

Jane Raby was born on 25 October 1819 in Wales to 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 uncertain as to when Raby became the oldest person in the United Kingdom, but it may have been following the death of Ann Sharp on 8 November 1924. 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)

Frederick Stabbins • Jane ListerMartha Truelove • Ann Sharp • Jane Raby • Frances Smith • William Walker • Ann Russell • Eliza Roff • Ellen Palmer • Rachel MacArthur • Rachel SwainMary Davey • Thomas Pope • John Francklow • Rebecca Lees • Sarah Fitt • Elizabeth Sellwood • Matilda Coppins • Elizabeth Whitehead • Emma Rooke • Margaret Lunn • Sarah Humphrey • Caroline BealeFanny Hopkins • Elizabeth Etheridge • Sophia Wellstead • Rhoda Harris • Emma Weeks • Edith Grellier • Mary WorthingtonJane Stoneman • Ellen Dart • Elizabeth Kensley • Hannah SmithJohn Mosley TurnerAda Roe • Alice StevensonElizabeth WatkinsFrederick Butterfield • Rose Heeley • Agnes Helyar • James Harrow • Sarah Morgan • Lilias WilliamsFlorence PannellJeanetta ThomasAlice Brewster • Anna Eliza Williams • Kate Begbie • Charlotte Hughes • Daisy Adams • Rebecca Hewison • Annie Scott • Rachel Wieselberg • Lucy Askew • Annie Jennings • Eva Morris • Amy Hulmes • Nellie Bradley • Gladys Hawley • Lucy d'Abreu • Judy Ingamells • Emmeline BriceAnnie Knight • Ada Mason • Florrie Baldwin • Eunice BowmanAnnie Turnbull • Elsie SteeleMargaret Fish • Violet Wood • Grace A Jones • Ethel Lang • Gladys Hooper • Bessie CammOlive BoarGrace C JonesGwen PayneHilda ClulowBob WeightonJoan HocquardLilian PriestGertrude KingstonMollie Walker

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