The following information is from the book, The Streets of Hebburn - if you can help update or correct it, please let me know, thank you:
ALN STREET: Parallel with Station Road. Faces Fountain Park.
67 properties – some built in or before 1911. Five of them built in 1937.
In 1850, this was grass land named ‘Squires Field’, occupied by Ann Glover, and leased from landowner Cuthbert Ellison.
Named after: The River Aln which runs through the county of Northumberland in England. It rises in Alnham in the Cheviot Hills and discharges into the North Sea at Alnmouth on the east coast of England. The river gives its name to the town of Alnwick and the villages of Alnmouth and lnham.