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Matilda Coppins
Matilda Coppins
Matilda Coppins on her 108th birthday.
Birth: 11 October 1842
England, UK
Death: 22 December 1951
Hastings, England, UK
Age: 109 years, 72 days
Country: United Kingdom UK
Centenarian

Matilda Coppins (11 October 1842 – 22 December 1951) was a British centenarian who was the oldest known living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death.

Biography

Matilda Coppins was born on 11 October 1842 in England, UK. She became the oldest living person in the UK on 19 March 1948, following the death of 107-year-old Elizabeth Sellwood. At 105 years, 160 days, she was the youngest to do so since Ann Russell in 1929.

Coppins died on 22 December 1951 in a Salvation Army home in St Leonards-on-Sea (part of Hastings), England, UK. The next oldest living person in the UK following her death was Elizabeth Whitehead (1844–1953).

References


United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Frederick Stabbins • Jane ListerMartha Truelove • Ann Sharp • Jane Raby • Frances Smith • William Walker • Ann Russell • Eliza Roff • Ellen Palmer • Rachel MacArthur • Rachel SwainMary Davey • Thomas Pope • John Francklow • Rebecca Lees • Sarah Fitt • Elizabeth Sellwood • Matilda Coppins • Elizabeth Whitehead • Emma Rooke • Margaret Lunn • Sarah Humphrey • Caroline BealeFanny Hopkins • Elizabeth Etheridge • Sophia Wellstead • Rhoda Harris • Emma Weeks • Edith Grellier • Mary WorthingtonJane Stoneman • Ellen Dart • Elizabeth Kensley • Hannah SmithJohn Mosley TurnerAda Roe • Alice StevensonElizabeth WatkinsFrederick Butterfield • Rose Heeley • Agnes Helyar • James Harrow • Sarah Morgan • Lilias WilliamsFlorence PannellJeanetta ThomasAlice Brewster • Anna Eliza Williams • Kate Begbie • Charlotte Hughes • Daisy Adams • Rebecca Hewison • Annie Scott • Rachel Wieselberg • Lucy Askew • Annie Jennings • Eva Morris • Amy Hulmes • Nellie Bradley • Gladys Hawley • Lucy d'Abreu • Judy Ingamells • Emmeline BriceAnnie Knight • Ada Mason • Florrie Baldwin • Eunice BowmanAnnie Turnbull • Elsie SteeleMargaret Fish • Violet Wood • Grace A Jones • Ethel Lang • Gladys Hooper • Bessie CammOlive BoarGrace C JonesGwen PayneHilda ClulowBob WeightonJoan HocquardLilian PriestGertrude KingstonMollie Walker

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