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 .
March 2014
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Friday, 1 February 2013

Hyde Chapel History

The following account is taken from the "Annals of Hyde" by Thomas Middleton. hydechapold

 The old and original Hyde Chapel building.

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The new and present building

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Postcard of the Rev. Henry Enfield Dowson, B.A., 1867-1925. 
He became the Minister of Hyde Chapel in 1867 and served them for 51 years !

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