This section is from the "The Fruit Manual; Containing The Descriptions and synonymes of the fruits and fruit trees commonly met with in the gardens & orchards of Great Britain, with selected lists of those most worthy of cultivation" book, by Robert Hogg. Also available from Amazon: The Fruit Manual
§ Hound or Roundish.
A. Skin smooth. c. Skin hairy. Crystal Hedgehog
White Rasp Royal White
B. Skin downy. Snowball (Adams') Early White
§§ Oblong, oval, or obovate.
A. Skin smooth. Queen Caroline (Lovart's)
Lady Delamere (Wild's) White Eagle (Cooke's)
Lionness (Fennyhaugh's) White Fig
B. Skin downy. C. Skin hairy.
Cheshire Lass (Saunders') Abraham Newland
Sheba Queen (Crompton's) Bonny Lass (Capper's)
Wellington's Glory Bright Venus (Taylors)
White Lily Governess (Bratherton's)
White Lion (Cleworth's) Lady of the Manor (Hopley's)
Whitesmith (Woodward's) Princess Royal
Those varieties marked l.p. are of very large size, and are known as "Lancashire Prize Gooseberries." For the whole of these descriptions I am indebted to the Horticultural Society's Catalogue, as I have had no opportunity of personally examining this portion of the fruits of Great Britain.