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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Saturday, 16 February 2013

A look at the past !

Below are a few snippets from a copy of the Ashton Brothers Magazine dated December 1920.

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A humourous  report made about an inspection of the Carrfield & Throstle Bank Mills.

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A cartoon
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Many Thanks to John Hopwood for the loan of the magazine !!


Anonymous said...

used to walk along there every saturday to my Nanas - she lived on Gordon Street off Lumn Road - preferred it then to how it is now :-(

jenny roberts said...

Well at least someone had a sense of humour then! Love it.