in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 581 words.
Gossage, William (1799–1877), chemical manufacturer, was born on 12 May 1799 in Burgh-le-Marsh, Lincolnshire, the youngest of thirteen children of Thomas Gossage and his wife, Eleanor. He...