She held the distinction of being the oldest person in Scotland (June, 2001 – Dec, 2005) and the oldest person in the United Kingdom (April, 2004 – Dec, 2005).Lucy D’Abreu died (Dec 7, 2005) at Stirling aged one hundred and thirteen years.She finally moved into a nursing home, Annfield House, Stirling (1998), after a fall.D’Abreu was officially confirmed as Britain’s oldest living person at the age of one hundred and ten (May, 2002) when she received an official visit from the Royal Family.With the death of her mother Lady Winchester (1586) Anne inherited the former home of Sir Thomas More, chancellor to Henry VIII in Chelsea.Anne survived her husband only eight months, and died (May 14, 1595) at Chelsea, aged sixty, and was interred with him in the More Chapel in Chelsea Old Church, where a magnificent marble monument was erected, which exhibited full life-size effigies of the couple under a Corinthian canopy festooned with flowers.
Beatrice survived her sister, and died (Feb 12, 1947) aged eighty-three, in South Yarra.
Anne Dacier died (Aug 17, 1720) aged sixty-six, at Preuilly-sur-Claise.
Dacomb, Beatrice Eliza – (1863 – 1947) Australian inventor Beatrice Dacomb was born in Portland, Victoria (Nov 22, 1863), the daughter of a merchant.
Her husband was a cousin by marriage to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (1900 – 2002), and thus related to Queen Elizabeth II.
With the death of her husband, she finally removed to Scotland to reside near her children (1985).