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, 15 November 2011

Commercial Street or Hoviley


Top end of Commercial Street


Bottom end of Commercial Street


But Hoviley still thinks it is there.

Posted on behalf of Dave


Hydonian said...

I still think of it as Hoviley :)

ian... said...

Is it no longer Hoviley then? Having seen the sign I presumed the last 100 yards or so still was!?!

Dave Williams said...

The latest A-Z which I have with the M67 on it is dated 1993, and it does show the first little stretch alongside the motorway as 'Hoviley'. The sign for A Brunnschweiler on the second photo here, however, shows the address as 'Commercial Street'.