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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Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Hyde Chapel - Rose Queen 1959

The lovely photos below were sent to us by Ann Bacon nee Stafford.
They show her time as Rose Queen at Hyde Chapel in 1959.

How beautiful she looks !
I should imagine most girls wanted to be crowned Rose Queen.

Mrs Kitchen crowning Ann Stafford ,with Kathleen Baddely the retiring Queen.

Ann Stafford, Hyde Chapel's Rose Queen, with her Retinue.
Were you one of these girls?

Many Thanks, Ann, for sharing these photos with us!

1 comment:

Tom said...

Those smiles are priceless .. great picture for sure.