A postcard depicting "Promenaders" on Mottram Old Road !
This used to be a popular walk, from Gee Cross to Hattersley...and very picturesque,too !
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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