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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 109 years, 203 days Renfrewshire
2 Isabella Donald [3] F 12 Dec 1913 108 years, 241 days Aberdeenshire
4 Ethel McKay [4] F 2 Nov 1914 107 years, 281 days Fife
5 Ailsa Stewart (b.IndiaIND)[5] F 21 Dec 1914 107 years, 232 days Argyll and Bute
6 David Crawford [6] M 21 Mar 1915 107 years, 142 days East Lothian
7 Anne Stewart [7] F 22 Mar 1915 107 years, 141 days Midlothian
8 Anonymous [8] F 10 Apr 1915 107 years, 122 days Glasgow
9 Christina Paterson [9] F 28 May 1915 107 years, 74 days Fife
10 Annie McCaskie [10] F 4 July 1915 107 years, 37 days Renfrewshire
11 David Thomson [11] M 17 Aug 1915 106 years, 358 days South Lanarkshire
12 Elizabeth Farquharson [12] F 18 Aug 1915 106 years, 357 days Edinburgh
13 Alice Goode [13] F 30 Sept 1915 106 years, 314 days Highland
14 Anonymous [14] F 3 Oct 1915 106 years, 311 days Aberdeen
15 Anonymous [15] F 4 Nov 1915 106 years, 279 days Falkirk
16 Mabel Graham [16] F 20 Feb 1916 106 years, 171 days North Ayrshire
17 Cathy Smith [17] F 22 Feb 1916 106 years, 169 days Angus
18 Agnes McAlpine [18] F 1 Mar 1916 106 years, 162 days Edinburgh
19 Jean Revie [19] F 7 Sept 1916 105 years, 337 days Glasgow
20 Anonymous [20] F 30 Sept 1916 105 years, 314 days Aberdeen
21 John Dougall [21] M 3 Oct 1916 105 years, 311 days Argyll and Bute
22 Agnes Williams [22] F 15 Oct 1916 105 years, 299 days Highland
23 Alec Rubenstein [23] M 18 Feb 1917 105 years, 173 days Edinburgh
24 Mary Crawford [24] F 3 Mar 1917 105 years, 160 days Scottish Borders
3 Elsie Archer [25] F 04 May 1914 105 years, 158 days Edinburgh
25 Christina Stafford [26] F 10 Mar 1917 105 years, 153 days West Lothian
26 Anonymous [27] F 18 Mar 1917 105 years, 145 days South Lanarkshire
27 Katie MacDiarmid [28] F 5 Apr 1917 105 years, 127 days South Ayrshire

Oldest living men in Scotland (104+)

Rank Name Birth date Age Residence
1 David Crawford 21 Mar 1915 107 years, 142 days East Lothian
2 David Thomson 17 Aug 1915 106 years, 358 days South Lanarkshire
3 John Dougall 3 Oct 1916 105 years, 311 days Argyll and Bute
4 Alec Rubenstein 18 Feb 1917 105 years, 173 days Edinburgh
5 Percy Mann [29] 21 Aug 1917 104 years, 354 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. Former Wrens will Zoom in to help Ailsa celebrate her 106th birthday The Herald, 19 December 2020 
  6. 106th birthday post Facebook, 2 March 2021
  7. Midlothian resident is 106 years old today Midlothian View, 22 March 2021
  8. 106th birthday post Facebook, 10 April 2021
  9. Fifers mark 100th and 105th birthdays at Cupar care home Fife Today, 3 June 2020
  10. 105th birthday post Facebook, 4 July 2020
  11. 106th birthday post Twitter, 17 August 2021
  12. UK's oldest woman is on her FOURTH birthday card from the Queen Edinburgh Evening News, 15 September 2018
  13. Inverlochy's Alice celebrates 104th birthday The Oban Times, 3 October 2019
  14. Private source
  15. Private source
  16. 105th birthday post Facebook, 20 February 2021
  17. Superfit Scots gran, 105, buzzing to get back to weightlifting at gym after ‘hellish’ lockdown Daily Record, 23 February 2021
  18. 106th birthday post Facebook, 18 March 2022
  19. 103-year-old Bield resident wouldn't change a thing Scottish Housing News, 11 September 2019
  20. Private source
  21. 105th birthday post Facebook, 3 October 2021
  22. 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
  23. 105th birthday post Twitter, 21 February 2022
  24. Former Wren Mary's 105 happy years Southern Reporter, 3 March 2022
  25. 105th birthday post Facebook, 5 March 2022
  26. 105th birthday post Facebook, 10 March 2022
  27. Private source
  28. Great-grandmother shares life advice as she turns 105 Daily Record, 6 April 2022
  29. Raving 102-year-old Percy thrills the internet with TikTok dance in Scots care home Daily Record, 22 April 2020
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