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William Gowland (1842–1922) by British Colonial Photo Co. reproduced with permission from Wiltshire Heritage Museum, Devizes


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 ...