Goose Alley
   South out of Bow Churchyard to Twelve Bell Court. In Cordwainer Ward (Boyle, 1799).
   First mention: "Gose lane," 1337 (Ct. H.W. I. 421).
   Other names and forms of name : "Goose Lane" (S. 253). "Goose Alley" (O. and M. 1677).
   The site is now covered by warehouses and offices.
   Name derived from the owner. The name "Goose," more often spelt "Gose," occurs frequently in early deeds relating to property in East Anglia, etc.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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