Verderers Road, IG7

Place Name

A verderer was a forest official who dealt with the timber and occasionally dispensed justice for minor offences. Like several other streets in this area its name was chosen to reflect the people, animals and activities once associated with the medieval Hainault Forest. The street was laid out during the 20thCentury on former woodland which after the deforestation of Hainault Forest in 1851 was converted to farmland, before its development for housing.


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