Aldersbrook Road, E11

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Directional, leading to Aldersbrook. According to Norman Gunby in a Potted History of Ilford the name Aldersbrook first appeared in the records as Alderbroke in 1531, meaning the stream where Alder trees grow. The river gave its name to the medieval Manor of Aldersbrook. It also marks part of the boundary between the London Boroughs of Newham and Redbridge.

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