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Ferdinand Ashmall
Birth: 9 January 1695
England, UK
Death: 2 February 1798
Esh, County Durham, England, UK
Age: 103 years, 27 days
Country: United Kingdom UK

Ferdinand Ashmall (9 January 1695 – 2 February 1798) was an English centenarian, who was the second person verified to reach the age of 100 or more. He was also the first person known to reach the age of 103. He is not to be confused with his uncle, for whom he is named after (it is known that his uncle's name was not used as a necronym in this case, as his uncle died in 1712, when Ashmall was 17).


Ferdinand Ashmall was born in England, UK on 9 Junuary 1695.

For most of his life, he was a Catholic priest. He was named for his uncle, who died in 1712.

In his later life he moved to Esh, County Durham, where he remained until his death.

Ferdinand died on 2 February 1798 at the age of 103 years, 27 days. [1]