This is a list of the oldest known people currently living in the country of Scotland.

Oldest living people in Scotland (105+)

These are people that have been confirmed to have reached at least the age of 105. National Records of Scotland estimated that in mid-2019, there were around 40 people aged 105 and over living in Scotland.[1]

      Validated      Unvalidated      Under 110      Not confirmed alive at 105+

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age Residence
1 Janet Mackay [2] F 26 Mar 1910 110 years, 246 days West Lothian
2 Louisa Wilson[3] F 25 July 1912 108 years, 125 days South Ayrshire
3 Marion Dawson[4] F 19 Jan 1913 107 years, 312 days Renfrewshire
4 Ellen Gardner[5] F 13 May 1913 107 years, 198 days City of Glasgow
5 Ella Vlandy[6] F 6 Feb 1914 106 years, 294 days East Lothian
6 Annabelle Macaskill[7] F 17 Apr 1914 106 years, 224 days Na h-Eileanan Siar
7 Elsie Skene[8] F 28 Sept 1914 106 years, 60 days Aberdeenshire
8 Catherine Campbell[9] F 8 Nov 1914 106 years, 19 days Highland
9 Maisie Tennant[10] F 20 Nov 1914 106 years, 7 days East Ayrshire
10 George Pollard[11] M 12 Dec 1914 105 years, 350 days South Lanarkshire
11 Ailsa Stewart (b.IndiaIND)[12] F 21 Dec 1914 105 years, 341 days Argyll and Bute
12 Ida Moran[13] F 8 Jan 1915 105 years, 323 days Perth and Kinross
13 Mary Robertson[14] F 1 Mar 1915 105 years, 271 days Fife
14 Christina Paterson[15] F 28 May 1915 105 years, 183 days Fife
15 Annie McCaskie[16] F 4 July 1915 105 years, 146 days Renfrewshire
16 Mary Laidlaw[17] F 3 Aug 1915 105 years, 116 days Scottish Borders
17 Muriel Lees[18] F 6 Aug 1915 105 years, 113 days Highland
18 Elizabeth Farquharson[19] F 18 Aug 1915 105 years, 101 days City of Edinburgh
19 Hasie Young [20] M 23 Sept 1915 105 years, 65 days Renfrewshire
20 Alice Goode[21] F 30 Sept 1915 105 years, 58 days Highland
21 Maureen O'Brien [22] F 16 Oct 1915 105 years, 42 days North Lanarkshire
22 Jen ? [23] F 26 Nov 1915 105 years, 1 days North Lanarkshire

References

  1. Population Estimates for Scottish Centenarians National Records of Scotland, 24 September 2020
  2. West Lothian resident believed to be oldest woman in Scotland celebrates 110th birthday Daily Record, 1 April 2020
  3. Ayrshire 108-year-old says Werther's Original are key to long and happy life Daily Record, 28 July 2020
  4. It's a church service with a smile as grand old lady Marion turns 107 Paisley Daily Express, 21 January 2020
  5. One of Scotland's oldest women celebrates 107th birthday in style at Glasgow care home Daily Record, 14 May 2020
  6. 'East Lothian's oldest resident' celebrates 106th birthday East Lothian Courier, 29 February 2020
  7. 105th birthday post Facebook, 17 April 2019
  8. Secret of a long life - hard work and having fun The Press and Journal, 1 October 2014
  9. Inverness care home resident celebrates 105th birthday with relatives – some who travelled from as far as Australia Inverness Courier, 18 November 2019
  10. 105th birthday post Facebook, 20 November 2019
  11. 'Real character' George celebrates milestone 105th birthday in East Kilbride Daily Record, 23 December 2019
  12. 'Last of the few' Four humble Scots World War Two heroes captured on camera Daily Record, 11 November 2019
  13. A big day for Ida Blairgowrie Advertiser, 14 January 2020
  14. Joy as Fife centenarian reaches her 105th birthday The Courier, 4 March 2020
  15. Fifers mark 100th and 105th birthdays at Cupar care home Fife Today, 3 June 2020
  16. 105th birthday post Facebook, 4 July 2020
  17. 105th birthday post Facebook, 3 August 2020
  18. 105th birthday post Facebook, 6 August 2020
  19. UK's oldest woman is on her FOURTH birthday card from the Queen Edinburgh Evening News, 15 September 2018
  20. Can we get 105 Bithday wishes for Erskine vet who is 105 FollowFollow.com, 23 September 2020
  21. Inverlochy's Alice celebrates 104th birthday The Oban Times, 3 October 2019
  22. Bargeddie resident celebrates 105th birthday Daily Record, 16 October 2020
  23. 105th birthday post Facebook, 26 November 2020
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