Bessie Camm

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Bessie Camm[1] or Bessie Kemm[2] (20 June 1904 – 11 May 2018), age 113 years, 325 days, was a British supercentenarian and the oldest living resident of the UK, after the death of Gladys Hooper on 9 July 2016 until her death in 11 May 2018.[3][1][2]

Camm was born in Swaledale, North Yorkshire on 20 June 1904. She lives in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. She worked as a nurse from 1926 until 1972. She married her husband John shortly before the outbreak of World War II. The couple had no children. When asked what the secret to long life was, she said “hard work, knowing lovely people and good food”.[3] She died on 11 May 2018 at the age of 113.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Britain's oldest person dies aged 113". Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The oldest inhabitant of great Britain has died at 114-m to year of life". Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Rotherham 112-year-old Bessie becomes UK's oldest living person". 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2016-11-03.
  4. "Validated Deceased Supercentenarians". Archived from the original on 2018-05-15. Retrieved 2018-05-14.