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Vera Pigott
Vera Pigott
Pigott on her 110th birthday in 2015.
Birth: 8 July 1905
London, England, UK
Death: 13 October 2016
Maidstone, Kent, England, UK
Age: 111 years, 97 days
Country: United Kingdom UK

Vera Pigott (née Bull; 8 July 1905 – 13 October 2016) was a British supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the fourth-oldest person in the United Kingdom (behind Bessie Camm, Olive Boar, and Alice Ducat) and the second-oldest known person in Kent, England, behind only Alice Ducat of Hythe.[1]


Vera Pigott was born as Vera Kathleen Bull in London, England, UK on 8 July 1905 to parents Ernest and Kate Bull. She married Douglas Pigott, a bank clerk, in 1924. The couple had four children, Beryl, Donald, Monica and Graham. Donald died in 2009 at the age of 79. Vera worked as a full-time mother and housewife for 23 years before working as a copy typist. Douglas died in 1988.[2]

Pigott died in Maidstone, Kent, England, UK on 13 October 2016 at the age of 111 years, 97 days.[3]