Marjorie MacGown
Marjorie MacGown
Birth: 17 September 1897
Scotland
Death: 11 April 2008
Bowmore, Islay, Scotland
Age: 110 years, 207 days
Country: United Kingdom UK
Pending

Marjorie MacGown (17 September 1897 – 11 April 2008) was a British supercentenarian , who is currently pending as of November 2014. She was at the age of 110, recognized as the oldest living person in Scotland.

Biography

MacGown was very active until her death, she credited her long life to hill-walking, fruit, porridge, oily fish, and a daily dram of malt whisky. She was also her county's oldest driver at the age of 102. After qualifying as a nurse, she travelled from her home in Gloucester to Hong Kong where she met her husband, Dr John Macgown. They returned to the UK in 1935, and lived in Lincolnshire before moving to Calumkill Farm, near Port Ellen, Islay, in 1952 with their three children. She also has three grand-children and two great-grandchildren as of the time of her death.

Scotland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Agnes Percy • Jean Hill • Martha Strachan • Agnes Fleming • Barbara Black • Jane Hamilton • Mary Hardie • Catherine Donald • Agnes McCandlish • Jean MacFee • Euphemia Sutherland • Jane McWilliam • Augusta Murray-Gartshore • Elspet Adan • Rachel Innes • Margaret Johnston • Margaret Geddes • Margaret Inglis • Jane McDonald • Janet Stalker • Elizabeth Barr • Mary Macduff • Catherine Lindsay • Agnes Murdoch • Helen Stuart • Rachel MacArthur • Isabella Miller • Frances Shakerley • Mary Munro • Isabella Fraser • William Kirkpatrick • Isabella MacLeod • Margaret MacLeod • Margaret Thom • Catherine Nicoll • Agnes Linklater • Mary Cross • Jane Speir • Isabella Diack • Mary Chisholm • Mary Lennox • Margaret Barnett • Margaret Baptie • Christina Preston • James Morrison • Jane Thomson • Mary Gibson • Jean Drysdale • Mina Fraser • Mary McPhee • Margaret Rutherford • Agnes Couper • Wilhelmina Reid • Mary MacMurray • Edith Ritchie • Margaret Ashby • Jane Mathie • Edith Kelly • Violet Oswald • Jessie Hardcastle • Henry Kempton • Mary Flockhart • Margaret Haxton • Kate Begbie • Ruth Dundas • Maggie Clouston • Mary Keddie • Mary Neilson • Annie Scott • Jane Cross • Jane Garry • Peggy MacLeanRita DonnJane RedpathAgnes KinnearLucy d'AbreuAnnie KnightMarjorie MacGownAlexina Calvert • Annie Turnbull • Marion Richardson • Janet Roberts • Janet Brown • Maria Lazzeri • Jessie Gallan • Irene Chapman • Alf Smith • Janet Mackay • Louisa Wilson 

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