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Ada Sharp
Ada Sharp
Ada Sharp at the age of 102.
Birth: 6 April 1861
Victoria, Australia
Death: 15 May 1971
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Age: 110 years, 39 days
Country: AustraliaAUS

Ada Matilda Sharp (née Carr; 6 April 1861 – 15 May 1971) was an Australian supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the oldest Australian person ever. Her age is actually disputed.


Ada Sharp was born in Victoria, Australia on 6 April 1861. At the age of 102, she was still able to walk without a cane. She resided in Nollamara, a suburb of Perth in Western Australia.

Ada Sharp died in Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Australia on 15 May 1971, at the age of 110 years, 39 days.


Australia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Helen DunbarJessie PearceClara ByrneAda SharpHonora CorriganMary KeeferJosephine GasseElizabeth SwattonSamuel RoweSarah Potter • Jane Piercy • Mary NixonCaroline Mockridge • Agnes Dodds • Mary Hurley • Ada WhitfieldBeatrice Pollock • Gertie Nesbitt • Kit St. Clair • Ada Cleggett • Ada Stockdale • Mary MacPherson • Christina Cock • Jessie Hurley • Alice Lindsay • Sarah DaveyMyra Nicholson • E. Beatrice Riley • John Campbell Ross • Miriam Schmierer • Eva McConnell • Jane Gray • Vi Robbins • Ethel Farrell • Mary Whitehurst • Marjorie CookeMargaret VivianWilhelmina OverallAgnes Kluckhenn • Mabel CrosbyDexter KrugerIvy TateIna ReidGwen Moore