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Aldersbrook in Wanstead parish

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ALDERSBROOKE, was described (in 1870) as being in Epping forest, near the river Roding, and 1 mile W. N. W. of Ilford railway station.

"Aldersbrook is the name given to an Edwardian housing estate in North-East London. It is named after the Alders Brook, a small tributary of the River Roding. The name derives fromMiddle English meaning "where alders grow"; and is first recorded in 1535; previously it was the site of a farmstead known as Nagethalle, literally "naked hall", alluding not to a building but to an exposed or unoccupied enclosure." [Wikipedia]



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