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Dr. Gowans William

Male 1846 - 1923  (77 years)


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  • Name Gowans William 
    Title Dr. 
    Born 4 Apr 1846  ,East Linton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 May 1846  ,Prestonkirk,Haddingtonshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • Witnesses John Brown and ????? Borthwick
    Census 30 Mar 1851  ,East Linton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Scholar
    Census 1861  ,Ladhope, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Son Unmarried 15 Watchmaker's Apprentice
    Occupation 1861  47 High Street, Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Watchmaker's Apprentice 
    Census 1871  2 Saville Street, Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Head. married Age 25 General Practitioner
    Occupation 1871  [10
    General Practitioner 
    Census 1881  1 Victoria Terrace, Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Age 34 general Practitioner
    Census 1891  ,Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Male 45 Doctor MD Surgery
    Occupation 1891  [12
    Doctor MD Surgery 
    _ATTR 21 Jun 1899  [13
    Inheritance 
    • Part of Estate of sister Joan Nelson
    Census 1901  ,South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age 57 M. Head Medical Practitioner
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Westoe Village, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Head Married 64 Surgeon
    Buried 1923  Harton Cemetery,,, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Is Cemetery in Westoe
    Died 15 Nov 1923  ,South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 15
    Probate 8 Jan 1924  ,Durham, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Person ID I4624  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2018 

    Father Gowans James,   b. 21 Oct 1806, ,North Berwick,East Lothian,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1886, Hayford Villa, St. Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Neilson Joan,   b. 21 Aug 1808, ,Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1861, High Street, Galashiels,, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1830  Greyfriars Church Established,I Greyfriars Place,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nelson Mary F,   b. Abt 1843, ,Durham, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 28 Jan 1877  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 1871  2 Saville Street, Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Wife. Married 29
    Children 
     1. Gowans Henry Nelson,   b. 1871, ,South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, ,,Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Gowans James,   b. 23 Apr 1872, ,Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1936, Rosherville, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Gowans William,   b. 16 Sep 1873, ,Durham, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1915, ,,,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Gowans Thomas,   b. 28 Jan 1877, Victoria Terrace , Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1956, Malton District Hospital, Malton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F1777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Haggie Florence Mary,   b. 5 May 1857, ,Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1938, Westoe Village, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1879  [2
    Children 
     1. Gowans Francis Jollie,   b. 22 Nov 1880, ,South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1952, Royal Naval Hospital , Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Gowans Elizabeth Clara,   b. 1883, ,South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937, ,Otterburn, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Gowans John Halliburton,   b. 1 Jan 1888, ,Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1948, ,,,England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F1776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1846 - ,East Linton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Mar 1851 - ,East Linton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 - ,Ladhope, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Watchmaker's Apprentice - 1861 - 47 High Street, Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1871 - 2 Saville Street, Westoe, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1871 - 2 Saville Street, Westoe, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - 1 Victoria Terrace, Westoe, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - ,Westoe, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - ,South Shields, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1911 - Westoe Village, South Shields, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1923 - Harton Cemetery,,, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1923 - ,South Shields, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 8 Jan 1924 - ,Durham, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2887] Gowans Family Bible.

    2. [S141] Gerard Peter Brierley.

    3. [S2895] Scotlands People, 24/5/1846 Gowans,William Old Parish Registers Births 717/30 95 Page 95 of 279.

    4. [S2805] Scots Ancestry Reserch Society, Letter to Gerard Brierley 22 May 1997 GROS data 717/00 0003.

    5. [S2895] Scotlands People.

    6. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.com. Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
      Name: William Gowans
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 4 Apr 1846
      Baptism Date: 24 May 1846
      Baptism Place: , Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland
      Father: James Gowans
      Mother: Joan Neilson
      FHL Film Number: 1067855
      Reference ID: 2:15SPVB9

    7. [S98] 1851 Scottish Census.

    8. [S97] 1861 Scottish Census.

    9. [S39] 1861 English Census.

    10. [S40] 1871 English Census.

    11. [S41] 1881 English Census.

    12. [S54] 1891 English Census.

    13. [S2868] California Digital newspaper Collection, San Francisco Call, Volume 86, Number 21, 21 June 1899.

    14. [S67] 1911 English Census, (2 4 1911), RG number: RG14 Piece: 27231 Reference: RG14PN27231 RG78PN1556 RD503 SD2 ED5 SN155 Registration District: Dewsbury Sub District: Batley EnumerationDistrict: 5 Parish: Batley Address: 17 Crossbank Road Batley County: Yorkshire (West riding).

    15. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, North-Story-Jollie Tree.

    16. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 Record for William Gowans.