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Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Smithy Fold Farm

 The following snippet comes from the History of Hyde by Thomas Middleton.

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Urian Legh (1566–1627) was knighted for his services in taking Cadiz in 1596. 
He was High Sheriff of Cheshire in 1613.

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A map from 1831-56 showing the site of Smithy Fold Farm.

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By 1875 the farm had gone and Fern Bank Farm stood nearby.

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Modern map showing the area where Smithy Fold Farm stood.

Maps courtesy of Cheshire.gov.uk

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