- A garden so called in the parish of Holy Trinity the Great belonging to the Convent of Holy Trinity adjoining the tenement of the Master of Hornchurch, 1308 (Anc. Deeds, A. 1495).Stow says it was from this garden that the church of St. Katherine took the appellation "Colman" (S. 151).See St. Katherine Coleman.Hawe = O.E. "haza" = hedge or encompassing fence-a piece of ground enclosed or fenced in, generally "a yard," " close," or "enclosure" (N.E.D.).
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.