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James Harrow
Birth: 21 November 1866
Marylebone, London, England
Death: 14 December 1976
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Age: 110 years, 23 days
Country: UK Flag UK
Unvalidated

James Alfred Harrow Jr. (21 November 1866 – 14 December 1976) was a British supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). He was the oldest known man (and person) in the UK when he died.

Biography

James Harrow Jr. was born on 21 November 1866 in Marylebone, London, England to parents James Sr. and Eliza (née Smith) Harrow. He had at least two siblings, named Henry and Rosa. On 22 December 1892, aged 26, he married Minnie Zilpha in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he lived for most of his life.

James also travelled to places such as San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Wellington, Southampton and Sydney. He became Britain's oldest man on 9 March 1974, following the death of 110-year-old Frederick Butterfield. After the death of 109-year-old Agnes Helyar on 12 March 1976, James became the oldest person in Britain.

James Harrow passed away on 14 December 1976 in Basingstoke, England, at the age of 110 years, 23 days. His successor as Britain's oldest person was Sarah Morgan (1867-1978). His successor as Britain's oldest man was Ernest Oxley (1870-1977).

References


United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

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