The following snippet comes from the History of Hyde by Thomas Middleton.
Urian Legh (1566–1627) was knighted for his services in taking Cadiz in 1596.
He was High Sheriff of Cheshire in 1613.
A map from 1831-56 showing the site of Smithy Fold Farm.
By 1875 the farm had gone and Fern Bank Farm stood nearby.
Modern map showing the area where Smithy Fold Farm stood.
Maps courtesy of Cheshire.gov.uk