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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Sunday, 3 June 2012

Silver Jubilee 1935

As we are about to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee, here is a medal to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary in 1935 .

Sent in to us by Ceecee.
Many thanks :)


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I wonder whether anything like this has been commissioned  by Tameside for  Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee?

1 comment:

Tom said...

Thanks Ceecee
Always nice to see how our old Hyde Council got involved and helped to make history more interesting for us now.