This is a list of the oldest known people from Northern Ireland.

Living (105+)

      Under 110

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Residence
1 Madge Martin [1] (b.Ireland IRL) F 17 Apr 1914 107 years, 61 days Newry
2 Jean McCullagh [2] F 25 Nov 1914 106 years, 204 days Larne
3 May Armstrong [3] F 1 May 1916 105 years, 47 days Portglenone
4 Mary Hawthorne [4] F 14 May 1916 105 years, 34 days Larne
5 Anonymous [5] F 10 June 1916 105 years, 7 days Belfast

Oldest known people (107+)

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living       Unvalidated       Age disputed

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Birthplace Deathplace
1 Florence Lyle[6] F 16 Jan 1887 11 Jan 1998 110 years, 360 days EnglandENG,United Kingdom UK Belfast
2 Elizabeth Watkins F 10 Mar 1863 31 Oct 1973 110 years, 235 days Belfast Belfast
3 Elizabeth Yensen F 25 July 1895 4 Dec 2005 110 years, 132 days ScotlandSCO,United Kingdom UK Holywood
4 Maud Nicholl F 3 July 1909 19 Sept 2019 110 years, 78 days Galgorm Randalstown
5 Margaret Rankin F 18 May 1886 4 Apr 1996 109 years, 322 days Killybracken Florencecourt
6 Ellie Lawther F 6 Mar 1909 16 June 2018 109 years, 102 days Belfast Belfast
7 Mary Sweeney F 14 Aug 1874 18 Sept 1983 109 years, 35 days Cappagh Belfast
8 Lilian Spence F 31 Dec 1898 28 Jan 2008 109 years, 28 days Belfast Belfast
9 Margaret McLaughlin F 7 Oct 1894 16 Sept 2003 108 years, 344 days Croaghmore Portrush
10 Kathleen McCausland F 18 Dec 1889 17 Oct 1998 108 years, 303 days Belfast Belfast
11 Lily Armstrong F 2 June 1891 6 Jan 2000 108 years, 218 days Ireland IRL Portadown
12 Elisabeth Heaney F 24 Dec 1905 26 July 2014 108 years, 214 days Ballynahinch Ballynahinch
13 Minnie Cooke F 1 July 1891 6 Jan 2000 108 years, 189 days Belfast Larne
14 Maria McQuillan F 17 Apr 1902 11 Oct 2010 108 years, 177 days Belfast Belfast
15 Margaret Dunbar F 20 Feb 1909 14 Feb 2017 107 years, 360 days Belfast Ballyclare
16 Annie O'Donnell F 8 Dec 1893 16 Sept 2001 107 years, 282 days Ireland IRL Londonderry
17 Margaret Wilson F 1 Mar 1901 24 Nov 2008 107 years, 268 days Ballycarry Carrickfergus
18 Jessie Getty [7] F 27 Mar 1894 14 Dec 2001 107 years, 262 days ScotlandSCO,United Kingdom UK Holywood
19 Mary Millar F 13 Oct 1907 1 July 2015 107 years, 261 days Millisle Belfast
20 Maud Gilmore F 6 Mar 1895 21 Nov 2002 107 years, 260 days Comber Newtownbreda
Sadie Norris F 26 Sept 1910 13 June 2018 107 years, 260 days Belfast Belfast
22 Annie Hamilton F 25 Mar 1911 7 Dec 2018 107 years, 257 days Newtownards Newtownards
23 Gladys Anderson [8] F 24 May 1913 14 Dec 2020 107 years, 204 days Moira Lurgan
24 Sarah Nevin F 3 May 1892 17 Nov 1999 107 years, 198 days Belfast Bangor
25 Mary Donnelly F 12 Sept 1903 20 Mar 2011 107 years, 189 days Coalisland Coalisland
26 Mary Jane Smith F 13 Feb 1893 20 June 2000 107 years, 128 days Belfast Belfast
27 Margaret Mitchell F 7 Sept 1906 28 Dec 2013 107 years, 112 days Ireland IRL Eskra
28 Sally Brady F 3 Mar 1909 4 May 2016 107 years, 62 days Newry Newry
29 Madge Martin F 17 Apr 1914 Living 107 years, 61 days Ireland IRL Newry
30 May O'Hagan F 22 Mar 1912 2 Apr 2019 107 years, 11 days Raholp Newcastle
31 Jacob Marshall M 3 Feb 1904 3 Feb 2011 107 years, 0 days Armagh Loughgall

Incomplete cases

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living       Unvalidated       Age disputed

Name Sex Birth Death Age Birthplace Deathplace
Nellie Thompson F 15 Sept 1898 2008 109 years, 108+ days Belfast Belfast
Unidentified F 1878/79 1987 108 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1882/83 1991 108 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1894/95 2003 108 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1899/1900 2008 108 years ? ?
Cordelia Rimmington F 10 May 1907 2015 107 years, 236+ days EnglandENG,United Kingdom UK Bangor
Unidentified F 1869/70 1977 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1878/79 1986 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1879/80 1987 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1881/82 1989 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1887/88 1995 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1887/88 1995 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1892/93 2000 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1893/94 2001 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1893/94 2001 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1899/1900 2007 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1899/1900 2007 107 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1910/11 2018 107 years ? ?

Questionable claims/longevity claims

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living       Unvalidated       Claim disputable

Name Sex Claimed Birth Death Age Birthplace Deathplace
Unidentified M 1863/64 1979 115 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1884/85 2000 115 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1885/86 1998 112 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1870/71 1982 111 years ? ?
Sarah Sweeney F 31 Oct 1852 28 Mar 1963 110 years, 148 days Magilligan Magilligan
Tom Hutchinson M 6 July 1854 1 Nov 1964 110 years, 118 days Drumbo Belfast
Margaret Little F 4 Mar 1847 21 Mar 1955 108 years, 17 days Derrycullion Enniskillen
Unidentified M 1852/53 1961 108 years ? ?
Unidentified F 1852/53 1961 108 years ? ?

Oldest known men

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living       Unvalidated       Age disputed

Rank Name Birth Death Age Birthplace Deathplace
1 Jacob Marshall 3 Feb 1904 3 Feb 2011 107 years, 0 days Armagh Loughgall
2 Richard Shaw 29 Aug 1913 5 Jan 2020 106 years, 129 days Killyman Armagh
3 Billy Noble 5 Jan 1909 25 Apr 2015 106 years, 108 days Belfast Jordanstown
4 Cyril Quigley 5 Feb 1907 25 Apr 2013 106 years, 79 days Belfast Belfast
5 David Robinson 4 Oct 1914 1 Nov 2020 106 years, 28 days Ballyshannon Armagh


Oldest known emigrants (110+)

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Country
1 Annie Scott F 15 Mar 1883 21 Apr 1996 113 years, 37 days ScotlandSCO,United Kingdom UK
2 Henrietta Irwin F 27 May 1906 15 Jan 2019 112 years, 233 days CanadaCAN
3 Jane Webster F 17 Apr 1906 31 Oct 2017 111 years, 197 days EnglandENG,United Kingdom UK
4 Mary Aidan Donaldson F 20 Aug 1908 25 Oct 2019 111 years, 66 days United StatesUSA
6 Margaret Reed F 20 Apr 1910 Living 111 years, 58 days EnglandENG,United Kingdom UK
6 Ellen Green F 19 July 1878 4 Dec 1988 110 years, 138 days CanadaCAN

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