|1837||Born September 27th.|
|1867||Joined Survey under Murchison. Worked on Carboniferous of West Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland.|
|1884||Promoted to Geologist and transferred to Scotland. Worked in Bute and subsequently in North-west Highlands. Later surveyed in Arran, first to prove Tertiary vent.|
|1901||Appointed District Geologist.|
|1902||Retired in September. Died on October 24th.|
|1900||Memoirs: Belford, Holy Isle and Farne Islands (1900).|
Biographies and obituaries
Obituary - William Gunn, F.G.S. Born 27th September 1837, died 24th October 1902. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 9 p.576. 1902
Lapworth, C. Obituary - William Gunn. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 59 p.liv-lv. 1903
William Gunn — People Pill article
William Gunn — Wikisource entry
Memoirs: Belford, Holy Isle and Farne Islands (1900).
Memoirs: Coast south of Berwick-upon-Tweed (1897).
Memoirs: Norham and Tweedmouth (1897).
Joint author of Memoir: Wooler and Coldstream (1895).
Joint author of Memoir: Ingleborough (1888).
Joint author of Memoir: Cowal in Argyll (1897).
Joint author of Memoir: North-west Highlands (1907).
Joint author of Memoir: Burnley Coalfield (1875).
Joint author of Memoir: North Arran (1903).
Joint author of Memoir: Fannich Mountains (1913).
Joint author of Memoir: Ben Wyvis (1912).
Contributed papers to Transactions Edinburgh Geological Society; Berwick Naturalist Club; Glasgow Geological Society, Geological Society London; and Geological Magazine.
|GSM/DC/A/C/7/483,523||W Gunn: Letter on his appointment.|
|GSM/GL/Bw/4||Correspondence with W.Gunn, W.Topley and R S Black|
|GSM/GL/Gn||W Gunn||Gunn joined the Survey in 1867. He was transferred to Scotland in 1892 and worked mainly in Arran...|
|GSM/MG/C/12/89||J. Gunn: Letters to F.W. Rudler about seyelite.|
|GSM/MG/P/4/40||Letters to F.W. Rudler about Arctic fossils.|