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Rose Eaton

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Rose May Eaton was a British supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the European Supercentenarian Organisation (ESO). At the time of death, she was the second-oldest living person in the UK.


Rose Eaton was born in Hackney, London, England, UK on 23 August 1909. In 1960, she bought a Jaguar XK150, which she raced at club races. She also participated in many international Jaguar rallies.

Rose Eaton passed away from natural causes on the night of 7 October 2022 in Tongham, Surrey, England, UK, at the age of 113 years, 45 days.

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Her age was verified by Andrew Holmes, and validated by the ESO on 4 March 2021.

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September 2022, Eaton became one of only two people in the United Kingdom (along with Ethel Caterham) to have been a subject of both Edward VII and Charles III.

At the time of her death, she was the second-oldest known living person in the United Kingdom, behind Ethel Caterham, who is just two days older than her.