Lilias Williams
Birth: 30 November 1868
Camelford, Cornwall, England, UK
Death: 12 February 1979
Launceston, Cornwall, England, UK
Age: 110 years, 74 days
Country: United Kingdom UK
Validated

Lilias Browning Williams (30 November 1868 – 12 February 1979) was a British supercentenarian who was the oldest living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death. Her age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group.

Biography

Williams was born on 30 November 1868 in Camelford, Conrnwall, England. At the time of her 110th birthday, she had at least one living child, her 71 year old son. She died in Launceston, Cornwall, England on 12 February 1979 at the age of 110 years, 74 days.

Longevity Records

Williams became the oldest living person in the UK following the death of 111 year-old Sarah Morgan on 12 February 1978. She held this title for exactly one year until her own death on 12 February 1979, after which Florence Pannell became the UK's oldest living person.

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United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

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