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Bridgeman Estate (Farnworth) : Tonge of Farnworth entries from the DDBm collection at Lancashire Archives (The Earl of Bradford / Bridgeman).  Manorial surveys, rentals and deeds.  DDBm/1/2, DDBm/1/5, DDBm/6/39.


1627/8 Lease of Long Meadow

Indenture between Raphe Assheton of Greate Lever, Barronet, and John Tonge of Farnworth, husbandman
Tenement commonly called Long Meadowe late part of the tenement of Thomas Leigh of Highfield in Farnworth.
For the lives of John Tonge and Thomas his son, consideration 18, annual rent 9s.

1638 Lease of Long Meadow

Indenture between John Bridgeman of Chester, and John Tonge of Farnworth, husbandman
Long Meadow also Gyles Hey, lately in the occupation of Thomas Lee of Farnworth.
John's son Thomas Tonge.

Signature of John Tonge of Farnworth

1675 Farnworth Survey

Thomas Tongues Tenemt. Eight Beys of Building
now Widdow Grlley?

Field Name A-Q -s-d
Moor Meadow 1-0 1-10-0
Barne field 2-0 2-00-0
Further field 1-0 1-05-0
Slack 0-3 1-00-0
Gyles Hey 2-0 1-16-0
Total 7-0 7-11-0

Also recorded are the following rentals: John Dixon's tenemt, Peter Walker's tenemt (now Abraham Walker), Ralph Aynsworth's tenemt (now Mr. Rasbotham), John Pickhop's (now widdow Walson), John Fletcher or Gyles Boardman tement (now James Kay), Thomas Tongue's tenemt, Leigh's Tenemt in the possession of John Fletcher, Urian Leigh's tenemt (now Mr. Rasbotham), Docter Grundy's tenemt (now Mr Parker), Adam Crompton's tenemt, Ellis Aynsworth (now John Green), John Cooks tenemt, now James Erlam, plus various cottages (no Tonges)

A later, undated rental records the following:-
Roger Fletcher for pte of Tongs tenement 05-00-00
Robt Leigh for remand of Tongs tenement 03-06-00

The 1765 survey records the same property as follows:

Mr. Rasbotham's
Tenement in old survey Thomas Tongs contains eight bays of building part thatched and part slated in good repair.   Two old lives, Mary Edge and Sarah Edge.  A new lease contracted for:

The Captains Meadow 1a-0r
The Further Giles Hey 0a-3r
The Slack 0a-2r
The Nearer Giles Hey 0a-3r
The Barnfield 1a-1r
The Further Field 1a-1r
Total 5a-2r

The same survey also records the following property:-

Mr. Rasbothams
Cottage contains two bays of building thatchd in good repair.  Three lives. Gabriel Tong (aged 51), Martha Tong (aged 48) and James Parkinson (25).

The Croft meadow 0a-3r

Thomas Tongue's Tenement in Farnworth, 1675


1713 Rental

Farnworth Rack Rents
Thos & John Fletcher for Tongs Tenemt 06-12-0

Farnworth cottages
Tho Tong 0-2s-0d
Joshua Tong 0-1s-0d

1715 Rental

Farnworth lease tennts: for Lives
Richard Edge for Tongs in Highfield Lane

Cottages in Farnworth in Lease
Thomas Tonge 00-06-00
Samuel Tonge 00-00-06

1716 Rental

Farnworth Rack Rents
Ralph Tonge for Great Doe Hey, 2 Slag Fields, 2 marshes, 2 Wilkin field another part of Great Leaver demeane lately held by John Kay

Farnworth lease tennts: for Lives
Richard Edge for Tongs in Highfield Lane

Cottages in Farnworth
Thomas Tonge 00-06-00
Samuel Tonge 00-00-06

1717 Rental

Farnworth Rack Rents
Ralph Tonge for Great Doe Hey, 2 Slag Fields, 2 marshes, 2 Wilkin field another part of Great Leaver demeane lately held by John Kay

Farnworth lease tennts: for Lives
Richard Edge for Tongs in Highfield Lane -04-00-00

Cottages in Farnworth
Thomas Tonge 00-06-00
Samuel Tonge 00-00-06

Ralph Tonge is recorded as being in arrears for 11-1s

1718 Rental

Same as 1717

1719 Rental

Mr. Markland for Ralph Tonges, rents 1-4s-0d, boons 00-5s-6d

Farnworth lease tennts: for Lives
Richard Edge for Tongs in Highfield Lane -04-00-00

Cottages in Farnworth
Thomas Tonge 00-06-00
Samuel Tonge 00-00-06

1720 Rental

Farnworth lease tenants
Mr. Markeland for late Ralph Tongs rents 1-4s-0d, boons 00-5s-6d

Farnworth lease tennts: for Lives
Richard Edge for Tongs in Highfield Lane -04-00-00

Cottages in Farnworth
Thomas Tonge 00-06-00
Samuel Tonge 00-00-06

1721 Rental

Farnworth lease tents.
Mr. Dorning for late Ralph Tongs rent 1:00:0, boons: crossed out
Richard Edge for Tongs in Highfield Lane -04-00-00

Cottages in Farnworth
Thomas Tonge 00-06-00
Samuel Tonge 00-00-06

1722 Rental

Same as 1721, but Dorning pays nothing

1726 Rental

Farnworth lease tents.
Mr. Dorning for late Ralph Tongs 00-10-00
Late Richard Edge widow Green for Tongs in Highfield Lane 02-00-00

Cottages in Farnworth
Thomas Tonge 00-03-03
Samuel Tonge 00-00-03

1731 Rental

Farnworth lease tents.
Mr. Dorning for late Ralph Tongs 00-10-00
Widow Green in High field Lane 02-00-00

Cottagers in Farnworth
Late Tho: Tongs widow 00-03-03
Henry Tong late Sam. Tong 00-00-03

1732 Rental

Farnworth lease tents.
Mr Rasbotham for Wilkin Fields 00-10-00
Widow Green 02-00-00

Cottages in Farnworth
Tho: Tong 00-02-02
Henry Tong 00-00-03

1733 Rental

Same as 1732

1736 Rental

Farnworth lease tents.
Mr Rasbotham late Mr. Dorning 00-10-00
Widow Green in Highfield lane 02-00-00

Cottagers in Farnworth
Tho: Tong 00-03-03
Henry Tong late Samuel 00-00-03

1737 Rental

Same as 1736

1742 Rental

Farnworth lease tents.
Mr Rasbotham late Mr. Dorning 00-10-00
Thos Mort late Widow Green in Highfield lane 02-00-00

Cottagers in Farnworth
Tho: Tong 00-03-03
Henry Tong late Samuel 00-00-03

1744 Rental

Same as 1742

1764 An Account of Tenants at Will

Farnworth
Thos. Tong for a cottage 0-0s-6d

1766 Rental

Cottages in Farnworth
Mr. Rasbotham, for late Thos Tong 0-6s-6d
Thomas Tong 0-0s-6d

1803 Rental

Farnworth estate
John Tong, messuage tenements & farm, from year to year, 30a-1r-3p
Margt. Tong, cottage & garden, from year to year
Thomas Tong, cottage & garden, from year to year

1810 Field Book - Survey of Farnworth

John Tong

Yates? Hay - 4a-1r-33p
House &c. wok? Meadow 6a-3r-19p
Little Field 2a-2r-11p
Great Field 6a-3r-1p
Paddock 1r-38p
Long field 4a-1r-28p
Low field 4a-2r-33p

c1820 Rental

John Tonge - Tyldsleys 30a-1r-3p.  Years rent in 1820 60, new rent 50
Thomas Tonge
Ashton Tonge 0a-0r-8p  20-10s