English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Goose Hey

Field in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • 1842 TA


Goose Hey(perhaps'goose enclosure' but probably'gorse enclosure', v. gōs, gorst,(ge)hæg, cf. Goosetrees 68 supra)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name