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This is a list of the oldest known people currently living in the country of Scotland.

Oldest living people in Scotland (105+)

These are people that have been confirmed to have reached at least the age of 105. This is not a fully comprehensive list - there are likely more people aged 105 and over in Scotland who are not listed here as they are not yet known. National Records of Scotland estimated that in mid-2019, there were around 40 people aged 105 and over living in Scotland.[1]

      Validated      Unvalidated      Under 110      Not confirmed alive at 105+

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age Residence
1 Marion Dawson[2] F 19 Jan 1913 108 years, 320 days Renfrewshire
2 Isabella Donald[3] F 12 Dec 1913 107 years, 358 days Aberdeenshire
3 Ethel McKay[4] F 2 Nov 1914 107 years, 33 days Fife
4 Maisie Tennant[5] F 8 Nov 1914 107 years, 27 days East Ayrshire
5 Ailsa Stewart (b.IndiaIND)[6] F 21 Dec 1914 106 years, 349 days Argyll and Bute
6 David Crawford [7] M 21 Mar 1915 106 years, 259 days East Lothian
7 Anne Stewart[8] F 22 Mar 1915 106 years, 258 days Midlothian
8 Anonymous[9] F 10 Apr 1915 106 years, 239 days Glasgow
9 Christina Paterson[10] F 28 May 1915 106 years, 191 days Fife
10 Annie McCaskie[11] F 4 July 1915 106 years, 154 days Renfrewshire
11 David Thomson [12] M 17 Aug 1915 106 years, 110 days South Lanarkshire
12 Elizabeth Farquharson[13] F 18 Aug 1915 106 years, 109 days Edinburgh
13 Alice Goode[14] F 30 Sept 1915 106 years, 66 days Highland
14 Anonymous[15] F Oct 1915 106 years, 61 days Aberdeen
15 Anonymous[16] F 4 Nov 1915 106 years, 31 days Falkirk
16 Nettie Anderson [17] F 20 Dec 1915 105 years, 350 days Inverclyde
17 Winnie Campbell [18] F 5 Jan 1916 105 years, 334 days East Ayrshire
18 Mabel Graham [19] F 20 Feb 1916 105 years, 288 days North Ayrshire
19 Cathy Smith [20] F 22 Feb 1916 105 years, 286 days Aberdeenshire
20 Emily McGinley [21] F 17 Apr 1916 105 years, 232 days Argyll and Bute
21 Jean Revie [22] F 7 Sept 1916 105 years, 89 days Glasgow
22 Anonymous [23] F 30 Sept 1916 105 years, 66 days Aberdeen
23 John Dougall [24] M 3 Oct 1916 105 years, 63 days Argyll and Bute
24 Gilberta Paterson [25] F 5 Oct 1916 105 years, 61 days Highland
25 Agnes Williams [26] F 15 Oct 1916 105 years, 51 days Highland

Oldest living men in Scotland (104+)

Rank Name Birth date Age Residence
1 David Crawford 21 Mar 1915 106 years, 259 days East Lothian
2 David Thomson 17 Aug 1915 106 years, 110 days South Lanarkshire
3 John Dougall 3 Oct 1916 105 years, 63 days Argyll and Bute
4 Percy Mann [27] 21 Aug 1917 104 years, 106 days Glasgow

References

  1. Population Estimates for Scottish Centenarians National Records of Scotland, 24 September 2020
  2. Scotswoman who survived two world wars and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic gets her coronavirus jab on her 108th birthday Daily Mail, 19 January 2021
  3. Isabella celebrates 100th birthday Inverurie Herald, 21 December 2013
  4. 106th birthday post Facebook, 28 December 2020
  5. 105th birthday post Facebook, 20 November 2019
  6. Former Wrens will Zoom in to help Ailsa celebrate her 106th birthday The Herald, 19 December 2020
  7. 106th birthday post Facebook, 2 March 2021
  8. Midlothian resident is 106 years old today Midlothian View, 22 March 2021
  9. 106th birthday post Facebook, 10 April 2021
  10. Fifers mark 100th and 105th birthdays at Cupar care home Fife Today, 3 June 2020
  11. 105th birthday post Facebook, 4 July 2020
  12. Personal Correspondence with brother-in-law, 9 March 2021
  13. UK's oldest woman is on her FOURTH birthday card from the Queen Edinburgh Evening News, 15 September 2018
  14. Inverlochy's Alice celebrates 104th birthday The Oban Times, 3 October 2019
  15. Private source
  16. Private source
  17. Greenock OAP celebrates 102nd birthday Greenock Telegraph, 28 December 2017
  18. 105th birthday post Facebook, 7 January 2021
  19. 105th birthday post Facebook, 20 February 2021
  20. Superfit Scots gran, 105, buzzing to get back to weightlifting at gym after ‘hellish’ lockdown Daily Record, 23 February 2021
  21. 105th birthday post Facebook, 18 April 2021
  22. 103-year-old Bield resident wouldn't change a thing Scottish Housing News, 11 September 2019
  23. Private source
  24. 105th birthday post Facebook, 3 October 2021
  25. Highland lady celebrates her 100th birthday Press and Journal, 6 October 2016
  26. HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Inverness woman Agnes Buchanan Williams who is among the oldest in Scotland, is celebrating her 105th year today Inverness Courier, 15 October 2021
  27. Raving 102-year-old Percy thrills the internet with TikTok dance in Scots care home Daily Record, 22 April 2020
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