2/07/2012

Edith Ritchie and Evelyn Middleton The Oldest Living Twins from Scotland



Edith Ritchie and Evelyn Middleton from Scotland will be the World's oldest living twins according to guinness world records. this 102 years old twins is six weeks older than the previous oldest twin holders Ena Pugh and Lily Millward. Edith and Evelyn will have to wait until this week for the real present from the Guinness World Records. See also the Most extraordinary twins here.

This 102 years old Twins from Aberdeenshire, Scotland was born on on November 15, 1909. After leaving school, the sisters worked on farms before leaving to start their own families. Evelyn married William Middleton and had four children, 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. while her twins edith married Nathaniel Ritchie and had four children, nine grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren

The sisters have remained close throughout their life and now live together at Bonnyton House, an assisted living facility in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and Edith credits their long life to three things: “Simple living, hard work and a good husband.”

Via : Huffingtonpost

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