The White family of Selborne includes Henry White (1733-88), Rector of Fyfield and naturalist; Charles Henry White (d. 1859), second son of Henry White; Sampson White (d. 1826) eldest son of Henry White; Francis Henry White (d. 1864), fourth son of Henry White; and Sampson Henry White (d. 1871), son of Sampson White.
Diaries kept by members of the White family, consisting of:
The diaries include detailed weather reports, with accounts of work and events in parish, farm, garden and household.
The diaries were bequeathed to the Library by G.J.Dew in 1931.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 42111-32.
Diaries | 18th century
Diaries | 19th century
White | Charles Henry | d. 1859
White | Francis Henry | d. 1864
White | Henry | 1733-1788 | Rector of Fyfield Naturalist
White | Sampson | d. 1826
White | Sampson Henry | d. 1871
White | family | Selborne