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, 18 April 2011

Views Around Hyde (4) Beautiful Blossom

 Thought I'd just share these lovely blossom tree photos...Now is the best time to see their beautiful colours.
I wonder why it becomes windy when they are in blossom?

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These two trees are at the junction of Stockport Road and Mottram Old Road in Gee Cross.

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These two trees stand on Lumn Road opposite Tom Shepley Street.. 

They have been there for many years. I used to look at them when I walked to Leigh Street School many moons ago. There used to be three trees - unfortunately one of the trees was felled a few years ago.
Still look splendid though!

4 comments:

Tom said...

Truly beautiful

Those near to Pensioners House are always stunning as well.... and then the cherries are even better.. ha!

Anonymous said...

I think Cherry trees require the wind for pollination.

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

The ones near pensioners house are indeed stunning - see here

Hydonian said...

Beautiful shot, Gerald!