James Herriot (James Alfred Wight) (1916-1995)

Death: 23rd February 1995
Location: Cremated ashes scattered at the top of Sutton Bank, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England
Cause of death: Cancer - prostate
Photo taken by: Mick Garratt
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British veterinary surgeon and writer, who used his many years of experiences as a veterinary surgeon to write a series of books of stories about animals and their owners. He is best known for these semi-autobiographical works, which are often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small, a title used in some editions and in film and television adaptations.