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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Monday, 7 February 2011

Farming In Godley

I bought a number of postcards and photo's from off Ebay a while back and this one had Farm Worker Godley Hyde on the back. Seeing as we have done a few posts from this area I wonder if anyone can throw some light on this.

1 comment:

Dave Williams said...

There appear to be 2 or 3 factory chimneys in the background, and is that a church tower on the horizon above the horse's head?