Ethel Lang, Britain’s oldest person has died at the age of 114.
She passed away Thursday morning at a nursing home in Barnsley, South Yorkshire,The Telegraph reports.
She was also the eighth known oldest living person in the world having been born on 27 May 1900.
Mrs Lang was the only living British person to have been born during the reign of Queen Victoria and she lived to see six UK monarchs and 22 prime ministers.
She became the longest-living person in the UK after Grace Jones, from London, died aged 113 in 2013.
Mrs Lang was born in Worsbrough, near Barnsley, and was the youngest daughter to miner Charles Lancaster and his wife Sarah. She married William Lang, who died in 1988, when she was 22 and a year later gave birth to Margaret, who is now 89.
She lived independently until the age of 105 before moving into Water Royd House, where she died.
Mrs Lang, who enjoyed dancing and dressmaking, was widowed when her husband died in 1988 and lived independently until she was 105 until she moved into the Barnsley care home.