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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Friday, 20 July 2012

Postcards from another time.

 An assortment of old Postcards.

no4
Dowson Road

newtonstation
Newton Station

glane
Green Lane

wlcompstall
Compstall. Not technically Hyde but show the other side of Werneth Low

wlhosp
The Isolation Hospital and a view of Werneth Low before the Cenotaph was erected.  
 (Pre 25th of June 1921).

1 comment:

Jean said...

When we were kids we used to play in the isolation hospital. Most likely because we were told not to go anywhere near.There was this man who used to live in the building when it was derelict he was called Sid, we used to taunt him but if the truth was known he frightened us to death.