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, 7 September 2012

Heritage Open Day At St Georges



Muriel Nichols has contacted us to say that tomorrow 9th September is Heritage Open Day at St Georges Church, doors open  from 9--5. Once again some changes and new items from previous years. This year old framed photos of St George and St Luke's Dukinfield can be viewed. There is also a signed photo of 'William Garside Phillips Esq JP, of Ansley Hall, Nuneaton Warwickshire, formerly a scholar and secretary of St George's Sunday School and a liberal supporter of St George's for the past sixty years.' This is written on the mount. The date is 1923. Some of these items saved by Church members need better care and some restoration but it is fortunate they are saved.. Please come and photograph it and see what else has turned up like some old framed photos of St George's and St Lukes Dukinfield.

If people could bring any old picture frames they can't use, as Muriel as things for both Church and Theatre in need of them, just to stop them getting spoiled.

Muriel Nichols

3 comments:

Dave Williams said...

It's National Heritage Weekend and there are 4 places in Hyde to visit, plus Mottram Church - I've been to Mottram Church today.

St Georges is only open Saturday 8th Sept, 9am to 5pm.

Flowery Field Church is open Sat 10am to 4pm and Sun 10am to 1pm.

Mottram Church is open Sat 10am to 4pm and Sun 12 noon to 4pm.

Newton Hall is only open on Sunday 2pm to 4pm.

St Thomas the Apostle Church is open Saturday 9am to 4:30pm

Dave Williams said...

Sorry, that link doesn't work, but you can find Hyde on that site - it will really only give you the times the places are open which I've given above, plus directions on how to get there.

Marjorie said...

Lovely reception at St Thomas's, but was horrified at the changes done to St George's though I understand they were done to keep the church going. At least it is used 7 days a week now.