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, 20 December 2011

Roy Hood - Disappeared shops

Todays photographs show Roy Hoods Greengrocers shop which used to stand on Stockport Road in Gee Cross. 

The photos were taken by Nick Clarke in 1982.

I really miss the personal touch of shops like these.... People used to go to them to socialise as well as shop.Photobucket
Are you being served?
Outside the shop.
 Lovely fresh carrots !
As the building looks today, courtesy of Google maps.

Many Thanks, Nick , keep them coming - all very much appreciated ! :)


Anonymous said...

I had forgotten all about this shop until I saw the photos. I've used it very often .
Thanks for posting - I've got a nice little bit of nostalgia going on here.

Anonymous said...

When did this shop close?