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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Friday, 22 February 2013

Werneth Low

The name Werneth derives from the Welsh Verno for alder meaning 'the place where alders grow'. The term "Low" does not refer to any lack of Height. It is a Northern English word for hill.


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This is the reason why Alder Community High School was so named, due to its proximity to Werneth Low.

The cenotaph can just been seen in the top left of the photo whilst Alder High school is on the bottom right.


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