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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Saturday, 26 May 2012

Postcards From Bygone Years

Here are a few of postcards of local views. gns
Great Norbury Street

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Diamond Row,Gee Cross

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The Big Tree, Gee Cross.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Great postcards. Where was Diamond Row? I can't place it. Rings a bell though.

Elsie.

westarsteve said...

diamond row is in front of diamond reservoir the next block down from the werneth pub on stockport road

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

A new "Big Tree" was planted in 1983 - see Old Hyde