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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Monday, 21 June 2010

Shaw Hall Talbot Road, Newton

King Bill, Bearing Shop and Post Office

Shawhall Post Office

3 comments:

Tom said...

I've never noticed this before but at a glance this could almost be the Queen Adelaide and what used to be the florist shop in Gee Cross Village..

Hydonian said...

Blimey Tom, I can see what you mean! I'll get a shot of the Queen Ade and post it below for comparison! :)

Tom said...

Cheers Nancy... I know the Apethorn and the Hallbotton Gate were similar but this is different.. apart from the pub it is the shops as well..