in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online May 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Science and Mathematics; Physics. 1454 words.
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...