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 March 2012

Postcard from...

Newtown Street...or Newton street to us Hydonians !
Date unknown.

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You can just make out Flowery Field Church and one of the Chimneys from Ashtons Brothers in the distance .

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

I used to like the chippy on Newton Street. It had a step leading up to the front door. Can anyone remeber the name of it?

Hyde Lad said...

No14 Newton Street was a Fish & Chip shop, quite a few years back.
1934 was Gerrards, 1928 was Parkers & 1914 was Richards.

Tom said...

I'm not 100% sure on this but I seem to recall the Grimshaws had a chippy there... it was their son Trevor Grimshaw the artist who was feature on here a week or so back. I'll try to find out more on that.

Anonymous said...

i think the owner of the chippy was called barns.in the 60s went there often after coming from the spinners.the cafe toms on about was called jacks transport cafe.Trevor grimshaws dad owned that cafe for a few years.it faced the highland laddie.grafton street and corner newton street.(greasy jacks.)we called it.

Tom said...

Anon...
thank you for clearing that up... I knew I'd heard or Trevor had mentioned his dads cafe... As soon as I read 'cafe' I remembered it as so.