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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Thursday, 7 April 2011

Aerial View of Gee Cross

This photo shows the Queen Adelaide Reservoir before it was drained and turned into Sam Redfern Green. The "Queen Addy Rezzy", as it was known, is the brown area in the middle of the picture. The other reservoir is the one on Joel Lane.

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This photo was sent to us by Tracey Fieldhouse.
Thanks very much , Tracey :)

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A more recent aerial photo of Sam Redfern Green and the surrounding area.
I think it looks much nicer as the Village Green.

3 comments:

Tom said...

Hi Nancy..
The top one was one of a few the Lyndon Boot took 1984/85...
Looks so much greener in the seconded picture, I notice that the Grapes Bowling Green getting into both pictures.

Hydonian said...

I think we should try to get a few more of these Tom. They are excellent for comparative shots!

Tom said...

I'll ask Lyndon if he has any more or he knows if anyone else as...