Recently Nancy showed us two old street signs... one from Tower Street and the other from Nelson Street.. True to form it led to one of our regular contributors Dave Williams sending in some photos of the street signs on Tower Street... cheers Dave.
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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