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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Friday, 5 November 2010

Hyde Jubilee Coin.

Hyde Jubilee Celebration Coin.
June 13th - 22nd 1931

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The front depicts the Town hall Building which was central to the majority of the celebrations.

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The back shows the Hyde coat of arms plus the names of the two men who were Mayor on the dates 1881 and 1931 - Alderman Thomas Ashton and Alderman Thomas Middleton.

1 comment:

Tom said...

I was going to bid on one of these on Ebay... but the price was a tad high... I'm sure I'll get one in the future.. There's another Ox Roast plate on Ebay at the moment if anyone is interested.