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White, Gilbertlocked

  • Paul Foster


White, Gilbert (1720–1793), naturalist, was born on 18 July 1720 at the vicarage, Selborne, Hampshire, the eldest son of John White (1688–1758), JP and barrister, and Anne (1693–1739), daughter of Thomas Holt (d. 1710), rector of Streatham, Surrey. White's grandfather, the Revd Gilbert White (1650–1728)...

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