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, 21 January 2011

4th Hyde (St Georges) Scout Group

Here we have a group photograph of the 4th Hyde (St Georges) Scout Group circa 1956.
A happy lot they look ,too!
It was sent in by John T who has given us as much information on the names as he can remember at the moment. If anyone recognises anybody on it who is missing their names please get in touch and we will add them..

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4th Hyde (St Georges) Scout Group
Row 1 - David Holgate, Ken Clarke, David North, ???, ???, David Shaw, ??? Northgrave, Dave Wilkinson, Mick Martin, Jim Miles, ??? Watkins, Ken Ibbertson.
Row 2 - Brian Hadley, ??? Sweeney?, ???, David Biggle, John T, ??? Biggle, Ken Henshall, Geoff Tongue, Norman Harrison, Barry Buck, ???, Alex Dunlop, ???, ???, ??? Jewitt.
Row 3 - John Tetlow, Phil Ashley, John Booth, ???, ???, ???, Stuart Smith, Gerald Gould, Ken Hadley, ???.
Row 4 - ???, Graham Buckley, Stuart Kirk, Rodney Potts, Geoffrey Hyde, ???, ???, ???.

Update 9-5-11 provided by Mike Lees:  
The gentleman in the middle of the group is stated as being Geoff Tongue, it is actually Les Tongue, Geoff's father, who was Scoutmaster at 4th Hyde for many years.

5 comments:

Tom said...

I know a few of the names on here.... bottom row, 2nd from the left Graham Buckley... he still looks the same today.... ;0)

Mike Lees said...

The gentleman in the middle of the group is stated as being Geoff Tongue, it is actually Les Tongue, Geoff's father, who was Scoutmaster at 4th Hyde for many years.

Mike Lees, ex Otter Patrol, 4th Hyde, many years ago.

Tom said...

Hi Mike
I've up-date the post now with your comment.. thank you for your time and for commenting... I trust you are enjoying the blog...

Anonymous said...

Tom

please note the following additions
Keith Norgrove, Jim Watkins,Mike Sweeney, not John Booth but Geoff,next to Ken Hadley is Geoff Lowe, row 4 Bernard Fildes on the end and I think Ian Schrives.

Phil Ashley

Tom said...

Hi Phil
Thank you for the up date, very much appreciated.