Gough Avenue, late Moscow Avenue, 1922, was probably named for William E. Gough who had a dairy at number 25. Another possibility is Richard Patrick Joseph Gough Sr., 1865-1935. He was a prominent business man and philanthropist who was associated with the Sellers Gough fur business and other enterprises. He was a Vice President of the Home Bank but was absolved from any blame when the bank failed. His other activities included membership in the York Pioneer Historical Society. It was probably changed from Moscow because the Russian Revolution.