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This is a list of the oldest known people currently living in 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-2018, there were around 40 people aged 105 and over living in Scotland.[1]

      Validated      Unvalidated      Under 110

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age Residence
1 Janet Mackay [2] F 26 Mar 1910 110 years, 61 days West Lothian
2 Jessie Sinclair [3] F 6 Apr 1910 110 years, 50 days Perth and Kinross
3 Bessie Irving[4] F 25 Apr 1912 108 years, 31 days West Dunbartonshire
4 Louisa Wilson[5] F 25 July 1912 107 years, 305 days South Ayrshire
5 Jimmy Sinclair [6] M 18 Aug 1912 107 years, 281 days Fife
6 Marion Dawson[7] F 19 Jan 1913 107 years, 127 days Renfrewshire
7 Mary Read[8] F 29 Jan 1913 107 years, 117 days Stirling
8 Agnes Westwood[9] F 1 Jan 1914 106 years, 145 days City of Glasgow
9 Chic Kennedy[10] M 7 Jan 1914 106 years, 139 days City of Dundee
10 Murdina Macleod[11] F 10 Jan 1914 106 years, 136 days Na h-Eileanan Siar
11 Ella Vlandy[12] F 6 Feb 1914 106 years, 109 days East Lothian
12 Betty Craig[13] F 12 Mar 1914 106 years, 75 days Fife
13 Mary McLullich[14] F 7 May 1914 106 years, 19 days Argyll and Bute
14 Sarah Henry[15] F 13 June 1914 105 years, 347 days North Ayrshire
15 Walter Sharp[16] M 7 Aug 1914 105 years, 292 days Falkirk
16 Catherine Campbell[17] F 8 Nov 1914 105 years, 199 days Highland
17 George Pollard[18] M 12 Dec 1914 105 years, 165 days South Lanarkshire
18 Ailsa Stewart[19] F 21 Dec 1914 105 years, 156 days Argyll and Bute
19 Ida Moran[20] F 8 Jan 1915 105 years, 138 days Perth and Kinross
20 Georgina Paterson[21] F 15 Feb 1915 105 years, 100 days Scottish Borders
21 Mary Robertson[22] F 1 Mar 1915 105 years, 86 days Fife

References

  1. Centenarians in Scotland 2008 to 2018 National Records of Scotland, 25 Sept 2019
  2. West Lothian woman celebrates with family and friends as she turns 109 Daily Record, 28 Mar 2019
  3. Dunkeld woman celebrates her 109th birthday Daily Record, 9 Apr 2019
  4. Alexandria resident Bessie Irving celebrates her 107th birthday Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter, 3 May 2019
  5. Ayr: St, Columba Church Ayr: St Columba Curch, 29 July 2018
  6. Fife Desert Rat interviewed by American documenting veterans’ histories The Courier, 30 Oct 2018
  7. It's a church service with a smile as grand old lady Marion turns 107 Paisley Daily Express, 21 Jan 2020
  8. This 105-year-old woman still flies long-haul economy. Here's how she does it. Financial Review, 10 May 2018
  9. Glasgow woman marks 106th birthday on New Year's Day Glasgow Times, 2 Jan 2020
  10. VIDEO: ‘I’ve had a very happy life’ – 105-year-old Dundonian, born before World War I, reflects on lifetime of memories The Courier, 14 Jan 2019
  11. 100 years old by Murdina is still going strong Stornoway Gazette, 18 Jan 2014
  12. 'East Lothian's oldest resident' celebrates 106th birthday East Lothian Courier, 29 Feb 2020
  13. Kirkcaldy woman celebrates a milestone birthday Fife Today, 18 Mar 2019
  14. Mary's 105th birthday celebrated with family Argyllshire Advertiser, 10 May 2019
  15. Three very special birthday girls in Saltcoats Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald, 22 June 2017
  16. Camelon Second World War veteran Walter Sharp celebrates turning 105 Falkirk Herald, 7 Aug 2019
  17. Inverness care home resident celebrates 105th birthday with relatives – some who travelled from as far as Australia Inverness Courier, 18 Nov 2019
  18. 'Real character' George celebrates milestone 105th birthday in East Kilbride Daily Record, 23 Dec 2019
  19. 'Last of the few' Four humble Scots World War Two heroes captured on camera Daily Record, 11 Nov 2019
  20. A big day for Ida Blairgowrie Advertiser, 14 Jan 2020
  21. Free reign Daily Record, 26 Feb 2020
  22. Joy as Fife centenarian reaches her 105th birthday The Courier, 4 Mar 2020
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