This excellent article was sent to us by Judi Brown.
It was written by her late uncle, Derek Adshead (born 1925). His father, Isaac Abbott, was one of the members of the Gang.
Thank you so much for this, Judi.....it helps to keep the history alive !
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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