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date: 02 March 2021

Gowland, Williamlocked

(1842–1922)
  • M. C. Curthoys

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Gowland, William (1842–1922), metallurgist and archaeologist, was born in South Durham Street, Sunderland, co. Durham, on 16 December 1842, the elder of two sons of George Thompson Gowland (1800/01–1847), shipowner and innkeeper, and his wife, Catherine, formerly Ovington, née Kelly (1805–1891). He was intended to enter medicine and spent two years preparing for the profession with a doctor in ...

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