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, 8 September 2011

George Wain Update


So nice to be able to bring you a result from the previous newspaper article about George Wain. Nice to see that some of his former pupils got their work back !

Thanks to Tom Uprichard for sending us the clip.
Very much appreciated!


Anonymous said...

I remember going to George's house on Dowson Rd for my Cubs badge in art. ( I was in the 4th Hyde St George's) I remember making a plasticine model of an elephant. I passed and got my badge plus George treated me to a slice of chocolate cake. Result! This was in 1965.

David Brierley

Tom said...

Thank you for your comment David... I hope you are enjoying the blog.