Una Kydd
Una Kydd
Birth: 26 September 1910
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Death: 8 December 2020
LaSalle, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age: 110 years, 73 days
Country: Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesVCTCanadaCAN
Unvalidated

Una Kydd (26 September 1910 – 8 December 2020) was a Vincentian-born Canadian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She may be the oldest person ever born in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Biography

Kydd was born in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on 26 September 1910 to Timothy and Millicent (née Bynoe) Kydd. She married twice, firstly to Simeon Matthews, with whom she had six children: Godfrey (born 1935), Cyril, Vena, Vilma, Winnifred, and Audrey. Her second marriage was to Albert Deshong, with whom she had four children: Adina (born 1947), Timothy (born 1949), Margaret (born 1951) and Ann (born 1953).

Kydd became a supercentenarian in September 2020, becoming the second Vincentian-born person to do so, after Elaine Ollivierre in November 2019. She died in LaSalle, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on 8 December 2020 at the age of 110 years, 73 days. She was survived by six family generations including several of her children, her sisters, Alvit and Winifred, and many other descendants.

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