Ruby Matthews
Birth: 28 April 1906
Kingston, Norfolk Island
Death: October 2010
Kingston, Norfolk Island
Age: 104 years, 156+ days
Country: Norfolk Island (Australia)NFK,AustraliaAUS
Centenarian

Ruby Florence Selwyn Matthews (née Yager; 28 April 1906 – 29 September 2010) was a centenarian from Norfolk Island, an overseas territory of Australia.

Biography

Ruby Matthews was born in Kingston in Norfolk Island on 28 April 1906[1]. Ruby moved to Sydney around the age of 19 where she initially worked as a nanny for the six children of the Mort family in Vaucluse. She returned to Norfolk at Christmas of 1999, at the age of 94. Ruby Matthews died on 29 September 2010 at the age of 104 years, 151 days[2][3]. Ruby Matthews is currently oldest known woman ever from Norfolk Island.

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