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, 28 January 2013

St Thomas the Apostle

A lovely old postcard of St Thomas's Church on Lumn Road.


The church was built in 1868. 
I am happy to say that it is still open although the congregation is much smaller than it used to be. I suppose this is a sign of the times.

The graveyard was declared full during the 1950s.

More history can be found here.

A previous post on St Thomas's

Thank you.


Anonymous said...

Does anyone know if Grover Parks is buried in S.Thomas's church yard?

Anonymous said...

Grover Parks died about 1874 in Crewe and was brought back to Hyde for burial