Elizabeth celebrates 100th birthday

Elizabeth Warwick celebrated her 100th birthday and puts down her long life to drinking lots of water.

Mrs Warwick , of Elmslie Lodge, Village Way, Barkingside, was delighted to receive her letters of congratulations from the Queen and Chingford and Woodford MP Iain Duncan Smith.

Daughter Marlene Britton said: “My mother is still incredibly independent, she has lived in the home for seven years, it’s been like a new lease of life for her.”

“When I asked her what she thought contributed to her living to 100, she said it was drinking lots of water.”

Mrs Warwick has three children, a son, who died in 1985, and daughters, Marlene and Sylvia Steel, who helped with the celebrations last week.


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She moved to the borough in 1972, where she lived in Gants Hill, before relocating to Barkingside.

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