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Ada Bates was born in Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, England, UK on 28 November 1910. She left school when she was 14 to become a twister at Merralls Mill, and later worked at other mills in Oxenhope. During the Second World War, she was employed at Anderton Springs, which made components for aircraft.
 
Ada Bates was born in Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, England, UK on 28 November 1910. She left school when she was 14 to become a twister at Merralls Mill, and later worked at other mills in Oxenhope. During the Second World War, she was employed at Anderton Springs, which made components for aircraft.
   
When she was age 24, she married Eric Thompson, a wool sorter from Barnsley. Eric served in the Royal Navy during the war, and was a gunner on board merchant ships. The couple had one son: Harry. The couple were married for 68 years until Eric's death around 2000 at age 91.
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When she was age 24, she married Eric Thompson, a wool sorter from Barnsley. Eric served in the Royal Navy during the war, and was a gunner on board merchant ships. The couple had one son: Harry Thompson. The couple were married for 68 years until Eric's death around 2000 at age 91.
   
 
In November 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday.
 
In November 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

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Ada Thompson
Ada Thompson
Ada Thompson on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 28 November 1910
Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Age: 111 years, 55 days
Country: United Kingdom UK
Unvalidated

Ada Thompson (née Bates; born 28 November 1910) is a British supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Ada Bates was born in Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, England, UK on 28 November 1910. She left school when she was 14 to become a twister at Merralls Mill, and later worked at other mills in Oxenhope. During the Second World War, she was employed at Anderton Springs, which made components for aircraft.

When she was age 24, she married Eric Thompson, a wool sorter from Barnsley. Eric served in the Royal Navy during the war, and was a gunner on board merchant ships. The couple had one son: Harry Thompson. The couple were married for 68 years until Eric's death around 2000 at age 91.

In November 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

Ada Thompson currently lives at Regency Court Care Home in Keighley, West Yorkshire, England, UK, at the age of 111 years, 55 days.

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