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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Tuesday, 7 August 2012

View of St Stephens, Newton.

A postcard showing the now defunct St Stephens Church on Lower Bennett Street in Newton. ss-1 The account below was written by Thomas Middleton in 1889 in the Annals of Hyde. ststephens


Anonymous said...

Does anyone know are there any plans to keep the building even though its not being used as a church anymore or will it go the same way as countless lovely building in Hyde over the years aka demolition?

Chris said...

It is currenty up for sale with an asking price of £180,000, No human remains exist on the site, so it is likely going to be redeveloped or demolished. It's just a case of waiting what comes of the sale at the moment...