Hyde Name Origins.

The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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Saturday, 29 May 2010

Old Map

Old Map

An old map of Hyde showing Fernaly St and Mottram Road in Hyde Circa 1841 - The area numbered 70 is where Morrisons now stands. It used to be called "Greater Greave and Long Meadow" and was owned by John Shepley,who had a Street nearby named after him.

1 comment:

Tom said...

That looks a great map Nancy.... I've sent off one this last week.