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, 4 August 2012

Mottram Old Road

 Here is a postcard of Mottram Old Road, just below Werneth Low.
I wouldn't like to see kids playing in the middle of the road nowadays !!

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5 comments:

Tom said...

What a lovely view.. that area must have been so pleasant.

JohnT said...

The wall on the left is still there. It was repointed when Alder Community High school was built.

Werneth Low said...

Going back to a very old post, if this wall is the one where the 'penny slot' was, just beyond Jackson's shop, do you think the building on the left nearest the camera is the hospital lodge? By the looks of it, this picture pre-dates the row of houses on the right hand side which are still there.

JohnT said...

Where the 'penny slot' still is.

Werneth Low said...

Thanks John. I'm glad it's still there.