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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Monday, 23 September 2013

Canal burst at Gee Cross

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View of the damage near Apethorn Lane

I have no idea what year this happened, I do recall that in the early 1960s the banking collapsed near to Captain Clarkes Bridge. I have memories of seeing a rusted motor bike in the mud.

1 comment:

Chris Han said...

From a little research I've done, based on the design of the telephone poles in the photo of all things, I believe the photo is from the 40's or maybe early 50's.