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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Sunday, 22 May 2011

Mottram Road... Hyde ?


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It says very faintly on the bottom left that this is 'Mottram Road'... I'm struggling to place this but I know you will soon put me right.


UPDATED

Duncan has identified this road. It is ,indeed, Mottram Road in Godley.
Below I have taken some screen shots to show you the location.

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Thanks to Duncan for the extra informatiom.

6 comments:

Hydonian said...

I can't place it either,Tom?
Is it Mottram Road Hyde? Might be Stalybridge.

Tom said...

It stated it was from Hyde... but....

Hyde Lad said...

It looks familiar, but I can't seem to work it out where it is. Perhaps it is Stalybridge, but would need someone to drive down and try and spot the same view.

Tom said...

Ha! I thought it was just me who couldn't place it... well if it turns out to Mottram Road Stalybridge... I take full responsibility for letting a foreign town slip in... :O)

Hydonian said...

Hi Tom , see above for updated information care of Duncan.

Tom said...

Excellent ... me and Jane had on on Google Maps... started at Mottram Road, in Staly.. up to the roundabout at Hattersley over to Mottram Road Gee Cross.. cut down onto Lumb lane turned toward Godley and came to the same conclusions... the walls at the front of the houses, the way the lintels have decorative egdes, and if you notice in the old picture the upstairs window cills seem to zig zag... wellthats because of the slight rise of each house.. you can tell better from the street view... if you do go and look that row of houses have a stone name plaque with a date on... I can't make it out... but did give a wave to the old lady looking out of her window... Well done Dunc my old mate... :O)