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Gilbert White

When the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White (1720-93) wrote 'The Natural History of Selborne' (1789), he created one of the greatest and influential natural history works, his detailed observations about birds and animals providing the cornerstones of modern ecology. This biography tells the story of this clergyman.

Important places

Selborne (1)


Hampshire (229)


United Kingdom (21,421)

Other geographical areas

South East (2,496)
Yorkshire and The Humber (6,115)
North of England (7,026)