- Duke Street
- 1) West out of St. Laurence Lane to Honey Lane. In Cheap Ward (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 51).Not named in the maps.It is not named in Strype's map, but it appears to be an earlier name for Trump Street (q.v.), which he does not mention.2) North from Little Britain to West Smithfield and Long Lane, in Aldersgate Ward and Farringdon Ward Without (Horwood, 1799-O.S. 1880).Former names : "Ducke Lane" (Stow, ed. 1633, p. 418). "Duck Lane" 1634-5 (L. and P. Chas. I. p. 590, and O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755). "Duke Lane" (S. 379). "Duklane," 1411 (Cal. P.R. H. IV. 1408-13, p. 273) ; and 1544 (L. and P. H. VIII. XIX. (1), p. 376).Called Little Britain (q.v.) since 1885.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.