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Bolton Voters: Tong(e) entries in the lists of voters from 1832 and 1841, as published in “A Political and Parliamentary History of Bolton” Vol. 1, by W. Brimelow, 1882


Thomas Tong, Crook Street, manufacturer (Torrens & Yates)
Many years ago a town councillor. Father of Mr. Jonathan Tong, yarn agent of Manchester, who died at Milan very recently; and grandfather of Mr. George and Mr. Charles Bayley, cotton spinners, Chorley Old Road

William Tong, Bradshawgate, clogger (Torrens & Yates)
Father of Mr. Tong, confectioner, Bridge Street and also of Mrs. S. Staton, music seller, Bradshawgate, and grandfather of Mr. W. Grindrod, compositor at Evening News Offices

John Tong, Pikes Lane, tarner (Torrens & Bolling)
Grandfather of councillor Tong

John Tong, Great Moor Street, plaisterer (Bolling)


Thomas Tong, Bradshawgate, victualler, (Bowring & Rothwell)
Peter Tong, Cross Street, painter, (Ainsworth & Bowring)
William Tong, Bradshawgate, clogger, (Ainsworth & Bowring)
Thomas Tonge, Bradford-place, gentleman (Ainsworth & Bowring)


Additional Notes:

First Election of Councillors, 1838

Bolton County Borough
Thomas Tong, Crook St., Yarn Agent, Derby Ward, Number of Votes: 458

1832 List of Voters

Tong John, Pikes Lane, Farmer
Tong Peter, Pikes Lane, Farmer
Tong Thomas, Crook Street, Manufacturer
Tong William, Bradshawgate, Clogger
Tong John, Great Moor Street, Plasterer