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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Monday, 17 September 2012

Theatre Royal

At Newton Hall at the recent Heritage Weekend there were a variety of local history books on sale. One of them, entitled 'Reporter Pictorial Review in Pictures 1930' I hadn't seen before so I bought a copy.The book contains an interesting selection of pictures from all around Tameside and some of the surrounding area as well, together with contemporary advertisements. On the last page of the book is this advertisement for the Theatre Royal:


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks Tom.
Looking forward to seeing more of the book .