Monday, 11 February 2013
Some Adverts from Old Hyde
A photo showing Brookes and Sons which is mentioned on the page above.
Brookes is the shop with the green sign next to the tram !
The top page supplied by Susan.
Many thanks for sharing !
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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