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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Thursday, 26 September 2013

Maypole Dairy Wagon

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Steam Powered Wagon
Made By Edwin Foden of Sandbach


I would have liked to have seen this making it's way through Hyde, a hundred years ago this would have been their 'White Van Man'.  

6 comments:

Trish said...

Wow, that's some wagon, very impressive!

JohnT said...

Can anybody date it? An incredible picture of times gone by.

JohnT said...

Was there a Maypole shop in Hyde, t'other half says that there was one in Denton?

Tom said...

Hi John.... 1908-09...

Chris Han said...

Gorgeous machine, I bet it weighed a bit, those back wheels alone look like they weighed a ton each?

Connie Fitton said...

The Maypole shop stood just lower down from the arcade on Market street.