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Gowans William

Male 1873 - 1915  (41 years)


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  • Name Gowans William 
    Born 16 Sep 1873  ,Durham, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 14 Oct 1873  St Hildas,South Shields,Durham,England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1881  Woods Terrace, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Grandson Age 8 Scholar
    Census 1891  ,Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Son Single 17 Student
    Residence 22 May 1899  ,Dublin,, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Leepoic Lodge, Carleton Pontefract, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Head 37 Married 11 Years. 2 children born alive 2 children living. Army Captain.
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  [6
    Army Captain 
    Died 2 May 1915  ,,,France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Aft 2 May 1915  Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Hazebrouck,,France Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I5208  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2018 

    Father Gowans William,   b. 4 Apr 1846, ,East Linton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1923, ,South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F1777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fraser Adelaide Harriet,   b. Abt 1878, ,Bengal,, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1927, ,Drynie Mains,, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1899  St George Hanover Square London,, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Gowans Robert William Thomas,   b. 12 May 1907, Woodhouse, Emley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1976, ,Kilmuir,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Gowans Ronald Lovat Nelson,   b. 7 Oct 1909, Woodhouse, Emley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1987, ,,,England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F1925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1873 - ,Durham, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Woods Terrace, South Shields, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - ,Westoe, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 May 1899 - ,Dublin,, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1911 - Leepoic Lodge, Carleton Pontefract, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 May 1915 - ,,,France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.com. England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
      Name: William Gowans
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 16 Sep 1873
      Baptism Date: 14 Oct 1873
      Baptism Place: St. Hildas, South Shields, Durham, England
      Father: William Gowans
      Mother: Mary Gowans
      FHL Film Number: 1894145

    2. [S41] 1881 English Census.

    3. [S54] 1891 English Census.

    4. [S19] Marriage Certificate.

    5. [S67] 1911 English Census, (2 4 1911), RG number: RG14 Piece: 27462 Reference: RG14PN27462 RG78PN1573 RD505 SD3 ED2 SN118 Registration District: Pontefract Sub District: Pontefract EnumerationDistrict: 2 Parish: Carleton Address: Leepoic Lodge Carleton Pontefract County: Yorkshire (West riding).

    6. [S67] 1911 English Census, (2 4 1911).

    7. [S141] Gerard Peter Brierley.

    8. [S2923] CWGC.
      GOWANS, WILLIAM Initials: W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Major Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Unit Text: 1st Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Date of Death: 02/05/1915 Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 2. Cemetery: HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY