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 .
March 2014
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Friday, 16 December 2011

A very sad day.

 I think we all knew it was inevitable that this day was coming and that Tameside Council had no intentions of saving it, but at least we tried. :(



Painting of the soon to be demolished chapel by John Morris


Tom said...

It will be such a loss, at least there will be pictures of this chapel available for the future.
Lovely picture Nancy

Anonymous said...

How sad to hear.
This church has been a comfort to many people over the years. Shame on Tameside Council for not saving it.
Great painting of it !