Joan Hocquard on her 111th birthday.
|Birth:||29 March 1908|
London, England, UK
|Age:||112 years, 208 days|
Joan Eileen Hocquard (née Reynolds; born 29 March 1908) is a British supercentenarian who is the oldest living person in the United Kingdom, a title she previously held jointly with Bob Weighton until his death on 28 May 2020. Her age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.
Hocquard was born on 29 March 1908 in London, England, and spent some of her youth in Africa. She currently lives in Poole, Dorset, England. She has a partner, Ken, who is 20 years her junior.
Following the death of 111 year-old Hilda Clulow on 24 December 2019, Hocquard became the oldest living female, as well as the joint-oldest living person, in the United Kingdom. She shared this title with Bob Weighton of Alton, Hampshire, England. Following Weighton's death on 28 May 2020, Hocquard became the sole titleholder.
- Oldest in Britain
- 104 years Facebook Post, 26 September 2012
- Oldest living woman in UK Joan Hocquard turns 112 Bournemouth Echo, 29 March 2020
- 112th birthday video report BBC News, 29 March 2020