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, 4 October 2010

Horace Wigley

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When part of the ICI works off Talbot Road was being demolished for housing the above plaque hung in the Sports and Socail club. It was removed to St Marys grave yard... where it lies today.. I had heard story's of Horace Wigley when I was a child, it seems he was related to my dad..  so it was nice to come across this Memorial Stone  whilst out for a stroll.
Name: WIGLEY, HORACE
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Flt. Engr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 15 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 06/11/1942
Service No: 1147930
Additional information: Husband of Monica Wigley, of Newton, Hyde, Cheshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. D. 17.
Cemetery: ESCOUBLAC-LA-BAULE WAR CEMETERY

1 comment:

Hydonian said...

Nice to know that this is in a place where it can be seen by all. :)