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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Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Thomas Street Institute Site.

Thomas Street - The Working Men's Institute.

This is the approximate site of the Institute in the present day. It was situated near where the white sign is, next to the multi storey car park . Not a lot to see now to say how important it was to the Chartist movement in Hyde in the 1800's .

1 comment:

Tom said...

You'd never know a road or such an important building had been there Nancy.