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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Thursday, 1 November 2012

War Memorial Newton

War Memorial
Cartwright Street, Newton

There are two lists of names inscribed on the plinth:
- a Memorial to the men of Victoria Street who fell in WW1.
- a Roll of Honour of the men of Victoria Street who served in WW1.

A full list can be found here CarlsCam

Many thanks, Carl :)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Awww happy memories for me,seeing this.
We used to call him the headless soldier when we were young on the account that his head was often knocked off by the youths of the day and the drunks after a heavt session.
I'm glad to see he is intact again !