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 .
March 2014
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Thursday, 2 December 2010

Hill Street Gee Cross

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McQueens Hat Factory Hill Street

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Nether Hey Engineering Works 


That chimney was well past it's best... looks like a good wind from off the 'Low' would have bought it down...   anyone got any memories or stories of these building? 

1 comment:

Hydonian said...

That chimney does look a tad unsafe.ha!
I used to like Baron Road fields.