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NameGilbert White
Livedb. 1720-07-18 - d. 1793-06-26 (new)
Linked Manuscriptsmanuscript owner - Sermon by Henry Snooke: MS Eng 731.4 (No. 10)
Linked SermonsSermon on Matthew 15:9 -- preacher (autograph: yes)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesOriel College -- Place of StudyFarringdon -- PostMoreton Pinkney -- PostSwarraton -- Post
Source of DataODNB (Article: 29243); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 29243)
Other NoteGilbert White was born on 18 July 1720 at Selborne, Hampshire. He was educated at Oriel College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in June 1743. He became a Fellow in 1744, retaining his Fellowship until his death. On 27 April 1747, White was ordained deacon at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. Shortly after, he was appointed curate at Swarraton, Hampshire. In 1751, he became curate of Farringdon, Hampshire. He spent most of his life in Selborne, where he died in 1793. White is best known for his work as a naturalist and for publishing The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (1789), which has never been out of print.
Attached URLs:
URLNotes White's House, Selborne, Hampshire.
GEMMS record createdFebruary 13, 2021
GEMMS record last editedFebruary 13, 2021