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, 25 October 2010

Old Postcard series.

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Bottom Row in the 1906 Flood

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Hare and Hounds, Werneth Low 1900

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Mottram Old Road

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Hyde Market 1913

1 comment:

Tom said...

These are great images Nancy.. I've not seen the one of the Hare and Hounds before, and how nice the views would have been at that time.... a mixture of green fields and mill chimneys..