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Tong(u)(e) Genealogies

TONG(E), James & Betty of Bolton, Lancs. (c1719 - 1802) Descendents of.  Genealogy of David Booth of Boronia, Victoria, Australia  [Researched by David Booth - added 29th September 2001] 

TONG, John, Carpenter of Bradshawgate, Bolton, Lancs. : Descendents of.  [Researched by Bill Tong - added January 2007]

TONG(E), John & Elizabeth of Darcy Lever, Lancs : Descendents of.  Genealogy of Stephen Tonge of Bolton: family from Bolton area, including Darcy Lever, Sharples, Breightmet & Ainsworth.  [Researched by Stephen Tonge - added 25th February 2001]

TONG(U)(E), John of Dilhorne, Staffs. :  Descendents of.  Genealogy of Ric Mallard of Mooroolbark, Victoria, Australia [Researched by Rik Mallard - added 2001]

TONG(U)E, John & Ann of Heaton Norris, Stockport :  Descendents of.  Genealogy of Robin Tonge of Sevenoaks, Kent, England.  [Researched by Robin Tonge - added 23rd February 2002]

TONG, John & Mary of Lincolnshire: Descendents of.  Genealogy of Alan Tong of Brereton, Staffordshire, including the Tong family of East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire [Researched by Alan Tong - Added 26th November 2005]

TONGE, John of Tonge, Middleton, Lancs Descendants of.  Genealogy of Eric Tonge of Middleton, extracted from Eric's booklet "Tonge Family History, 1998".  [Researched by Eric Tonge - added 26th December 2001]

TONGE, Robert & Mary Longworth of Heaton, Lancs  : Descendents of.  Genealogy of Stephen Tonge of Bolton.  Tonge family from Heaton and Halliwell. [Researched by Stephen Tonge - added 19th October 2001]

TONGE, Robert & Elizabeth of Misterton, Notts :    Details of Tonge family from Misterton, Nottingham, from early 1700's to 1860's, particularly the family of Gervase Woodhouse Bursall Tonge [Compiled by Stephen Tonge - added 31st March 2001]

TONGE, Robert & Sarah of Little Bolton, Lancs : Descendents of.  Family from Little Bolton, Lancashire.  Genealogy of L. Glen Tonge of Salt Lake, Utah, USA. [Researched by L. Glen Tonge - added 12th November 2001]

TONGE, Thomas of Bradshawgate, Great Bolton(born c.1795), eating house keeper.  Descendents of.  [Researched by Dorothy Tonge of Oxford - added 4th January 2002]

TONGE of Tonge Hall, Middleton As shown in Eric Tonge's privately printed booklet 'Tonge Family History', which quotes Lancashire History as a source, as well as other unspecified references.  Owners of Tonge Hall are shown in bold. [Compiled by Eric Tonge of Middleton - added 14th January 2002]

TONG, William of Manchester :  Descendents of.  Researched by Audrey Thomas of Queensland, Australia. [Added 15th December 2007]

All information published in this section has been done so with the permission of the contributing researcher.  If you would like to publish details of your own Tonge related research in this section, please email me. (stephen.tonge@tongefamily.info )


Index - Source Documents

Ainsworth UnitarianTong(u)(e) baptisms and burials recorded at Ainsworth Presbyterian Unitarian Chapel   1771 - 1805 [Added December 2013]

Ainsworth Unitarian Indexes : Register coverage and Howarth Transcription notes and corrections relating to the Tong(u)(e) family. [Added Feb 2017]

Ancient Tonges:  Tree showing relationships between the various branches of the Tong(e) family C12th - C18th, including the Tonge families of Birstall, Eccleshall, Manningham, Yorkshire, West Thickley, Durham,  Newark, Notts., Highway Wilts., Bolton-le-Moors and Middleton, Lancs., London and Leics.  Also miscellaneous notes on various ancient Tonge families. [Added November 2003]

Australian BMD's :  Births, marriages and deaths 1834 - 1888 and genealogical notes [Contributed by Pamela Harris - Added 23rd November 2003]

Bailey Collection at Chet. Lib. : References to Alexander de Tonge (1349) and Henry Tonge (1448) in the Bailey Collection at Chetham Library, Manchester. {Added November 2005]

Baptisms at RingleyTong / Tonge Baptisms at St. Saviours, Ringley. Original list from IGI with detail filled in from original records. [Added August 2002]

Bill Tong's Extracts & Indices : Extracts and indices of Tong(e) entries compiled and kindly contributed by Bill Tong of West Sussex (J. W. Tong): Tong(e) Wills & Admons 1858-1950; Tong(e) Extracts from the Bolton Census (1841 - 1901); Tonge Births, Deaths and Marriages (1837 - 1930) [Added December 2003]

Blindshill Release 1815 :  Extracts from a document relating to the release of parts of the Blindhill estate in Farnworth, mentioning Henry Tonge, John Tonge and James Tonge. [Added August 2009]

Blindsill Plan 1886 : Taken from Conveyance from The Trustees of Mrs. Hannah Bennett deceased to Mr. William Howard, 22nd October 1886.  Conveyance of land and cottages at Blindsill, Farnworth. [Added August 2009]

Bolton Census 1841 : 1841 Census : All Tong(e) entries in the 1841 census for the Bolton area (inc. Middleton).  Extracted by Bill Tong of West Sussex.   Section List. [Added December 2003]

Bolton Census 1851 : Index of all Tong(u)(e) entries in the 1851 census for Bolton (577 in total), covering the following areas; (HO107-2206) Kearsley, Farnworth, Little Hulton, Middle Hulton, Over Hulton, Rumworth (HO107-2207) Westhoughton, Heaton, Halliwell, Horwich, Lostock (HO107-2208) Tonge-with-Haulgh, Breightmet, Harwood, Bradshaw, Turton, Longworth, Entwistle, Edgeworth, Quarlton, Sharples, Little Bolton (Higher End) (HO107-2209) Little Bolton (HO107-2210) Great Bolton (including workhouse) (HO107-2211) Great Bolton, Great Lever, Little Lever, Darcy Lever (565k File)

Bolton-le-Moors, Ancient Parishes & Townships : Map [Drawn by Stephen Tonge - added February 2001]

Bolton Library People Index Tong(e) entries in the 'blue card' index at Bolton Library.  [Added November 2002]

Bolton Methodist Circuit Baptisms 1789 – 1814 :  All Tong(e) entries [Added September 2007]

Bolton Trade Directory : Tong(e) extracts from various Bolton trade directories for 1821/2 (Pigot & Deans), 1836 (Pigot & Sons), 1843 (Slaters) and 1853 (Whella & Co's). [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 1st April 2001]

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 [Added September 2007]

Bolton Wills :  Tonges mentioned in Bolton wills, extracted from "Of Good and Perfect Remembrance" Bolton Wills and Inventories 1571 - 1600, Published by Bolton & District Family History Society 1994, ISBN 0-9512226-4-3 and ISBN 0-9512226-0-0. [Added 15th April 2001]

Boutell's Heraldry : Extract from Boutell's Heraldry (1970) relating to the practice of feudal differencing to mark alliances between families.  p104-105 [Added February 2004]

Bradshawgate Mystery Oak Panels : Article printed in The Journal (Bolton), Friday, May 27 1960, relating to old oak carvings in a premises on Bradshawgate, Bolton, later assumed to be the coat of arms of the Tonge family. [Added November 2004]

Bradshawgate Oak Panels Mystery Solved : Article printed in The Journal (Bolton), 12th August 1960, relating to old oak carvings in a premises on Bradshawgate, Bolton,  assumed to be the coat of arms of the Tonge family.  [Added November 2004]

Bridgeman Register, The : Misc. extracts relating to the Tonge family taken from The Bridgeman Register at Bolton Library, a bound volume  containing deeds belonging to, and correspondence of, the Earl of Bradford.   (1628 - 1662) [Added December 2003]

Bridgewater Estates Collection  :  Various documents relating to the Tonge family at  Salford Local History Library.  [Added December 2008]

Burials at Deane By Bolton - Jas., Ra. & Robt. :  James (31 entries), Ralph (15 entries) & Robert (14 entries) only.  The Registers of the Parish of Deane, Marriage, Baptisms and Burials 1751 - 1812, Index 1604 : 1613 -1812 [Updated 6th October 2001]

Burkes General Armory :  Tonge entries extracted from Burkes General Armoury, ISBN 090045538X [Added 25th November 2001]

Can Row, Bolton MoorNotes relating to the owners and occupants of Can Row, Bolton Moor, Great Bolton 1796 - 1832, including Ralph Tonge (d. 1810) and Robert Tonge (1778 - 1832).  By Stephen Tonge.  [Added November 2002]

Chadwicks Close FarmInformation relating to Chadwicks Close Farm, Halliwell (now Smithills), home of Ralph Tonge and family 1861 - 1871.  Compiled for the owners of the farm in November 2001 by Stephen Tonge. [Added 1st January 2002]

Chester Marriage Licenses : Marriage Licenses Granted Within the Archdeaconry of Chester in the Diocese of Chester, 1606 – 1691, Volumes I to VII. The Record Society. [Added August 2009]

Chester Wills : Various abstracts of Tong(u)(e) wills proved at Chester. [Originally added November 2002 - Updated January 2004 & December 2004 & October 2007]

Chester Wills : Abstracts of various Chester Wills, kindly contributed by Bill Tong of West Sussex.  Alice Tong of Tong, 1724; Ashton Tong, 1792; Ashton Tong of Tong, 1793; Assheton Tonge of Tonge, 1723; Dorothy Tonge of Tonge, 1729; Elizabeth Tonge of Rivington, Richard Tong of Tong, 1713 [Added January 2004]

Chester Wills Abstracts : 1837 - 1858 including Thomas Tong of Great Bolton, Gent., 1850; Samuel Tonge of Farnworth, Yeoman, 30th July 1851; Thomas Tonge of Farnworth, Weaver, 1839; Thomas Tong of Great Bolton, Weaver, 1848, Admon; John Tong(e) of Farnworth, License Victualler, 1857; Giles Tonge of Farnworth, Shop Keeper, 1857 [Added December 2009]

Clap Row, Darcy LeverInformation relating to the row of cottages in Darcy Lever where Peter and Mary Tonge resided in 1841, including a photograph and maps of the area. [Added October 2013]

Coat-of-Arms : Extract from "A Companion to Local History Research",  John Campbell-Kease, regarding feudal differencing of arms, plus miscellaneous notes about other families coats-of-arms which are similar in appearance to that of the Tonge family.  [Added 26th December 2003]

Darcy Lever Overseers Accounts : All entries relating to the surname Tonge (1769 - 1834). Bolton Archives Refs: PDA/1/2/3  [Added December 2013]

Darcy Lever DocumentsNotes on various documents relating to Darcy Lever 1750 - 1860 [Added December 2013]

Darcy Lever Land Tax 1780 - 1831 : Records relating to the property of Edmund Whittle in Darcy Lever, which descended into the Ashworth family. [Added Jan 2014]

Darley Hall, Farnworth : Extract from a book called "Farrnworth", by Ken Beevers, 1997, ISBN 0 7524 0734 4, p88 [Added March 2004]

Deane Baptisms 1604 -1750 : All Tong(e) baptisms from the registers of the parish church of Deane (1604 - 1750) [Added December 2008]

Deane Baptisms 1751 - 1812 Tong(e) burials at St. Mary, Deane.  Source: LPRS [Added October 2009]

Deane Burials 1613 - 1750 : All Tong(e) burials extracted from the Registers of the Parish Church of Deane Burials 1604: 1613 - 1750, Volume 1, Part 2, LPRS.  Sparke.  Variants: Tong, Thonge, Tongue, Tonge, Toounge. [Added March 2004]

Deane Burials 1751 - 1812All Tong(e) entries (and variants), extracted from "The Registers of the Parish Church of Deane 1751 - 1812", (Lancashire Parish Register Society), Part III, Edited and Indexed by Archibald Sparke [Added December 2010]

Deane Burials 1813 - 1826: All Tong(e) entries extracted from the Bishops Transcripts. [Added November 2002]

Deane Marriages 1604 - 1750 : Marriage entries for the surname Tonge (and variants) extracted from the parish registers of St. Mary, Deane-by-Bolton. [Added April 2005]

Deane Marriages 1751 - 1812 : All Tong(e) entries (and variants), extracted from "The Registers of the Parish Church of Deane 1751 - 1812", (Lancashire Parish Register Society), Part III, Edited and Indexed by Archibald Sparke [Added December 2010]

Deane Marriages 1848 - 1859 :  Tong(e) entries in "St. Mary's Deane Marriage Index 1848 - 1859", Bolton Library Reference: B929 3 DEA Q/R [Updated 13th October 2001]

Dictionary Definition, Flavia & Hodges : From A Dictionary of Surnames, Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-211592-8 [Added February 2001]

Dictionary Definition, Reaney : Early references and suggestion of source, from  A Dictionary of English Surnames, P. H. Reaney Litt. D, Ph. D, FSA, 1958, ISBN-0-415-05737-X [Added February 2001]

Tonge Family DNA Project   DNA :  Information relating to a proposed "Tonge Family DNA Project", using Y-Chromosome DNA testing to answer a number of genealogical questions about the Tonge family and the origins of the various branches [Added October 2005]

English Parish Records : Extracts from CD "English Parish Records", England (General) from Ancestry.com.  [Contributed by Pamela Harris - Added 23rd November 2003]

Farnworth Land Tax (1780 - 1831) : Records relating to the surname Tong(e) in the Farnworth Land Tax Records - QDL/S [Added January 2014]

FRANCE, John :  of Rumworth, Yeoman. 1822 Will. [Added September 2007]

French Connections : Miscellaneous information regarding the French "de Tonge" family, descended from the Lancashire Tonge family of Tonge Hall.  {Added October 2004]

GMCRO Documents : Deeds, quitclaims and grants witnessed by Ellis de Tonge (son of Gilbert de Tonge), Henry de Tonge and John Tonge, held at Greater Manchester County Record Office - E4 Wilton Family of Heaton Hall and E7 Assheton of Middleton  [Added 27th December 2003]

Great Bolton Poor Tax Assessment, 1686 : All Tong(e) entries, taken from index at Bolton library. [Added 3rd January 2004]

Great Bolton - Survey of Valuation Index 1796 :  All Tong(e) entries.  Bolton Library Ref: B901.BOL [Added October 2002]

Great Bolton - Poor Rate - 1805 :  All Tong(e) entries in the Great Bolton Poor Rate Assessment Book Index - Bolton Library Ref: B901.BOL [Added October 2002]

Great Bolton Census Index 1811, 1821 & 1831: List of all Tonge entries in the index at Bolton library, also included in the table, for reference, are entries from the 1796 Evaluation, and 1804 Poor Rate Assessment. [Added October 2005]

Great Bolton Township Landowners, 1827 :  All Tong(e) entries. D9-16, ENGL 56020 Roll 35 [Added October 2007]

Hall i' th' Wood, Tonge, Bolton : Extract from 'A Short History of Hall-i'th'-Wood'

Compiled and edited by Derek R. Mills, 1992. The Early History. [Added February 2001]

 

Hall i' th' Wood and It's Owners : Extract from 'Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire', Vol. 55/56, pp1-41.  Notes on the History of Hall i' th' Wood and It's Owners.  By William Fergusson Irvine, read 12th February 1903 [Added December 2005]

 

Hall i' th' Wood, the Brownlow Family : Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Vol. 63, pp66-78.  Relating to ownership of the manor of Tonge and including extracts from the Tonge Deeds. [Added December 2005]

 

Halshaw Moor Chapel : Tonge entries from "The Story of Halshaw Moor Chapel” by Harold A Barnes, M.A.  Published in 1908 in by J Whatmore, Printers, Bookbinders, Farnworth [Added December 2008]

 

HAULGH, John : of Haulgh, Gentleman.  Lancashire Inq. - Stuart Period, Pt. 3, Vol 16 & 17, Record Soc., p195.  [Added 27th December 2003]

 

Hearth Tax Returns 1664 : All entries for the surname Tonge in townships in or surrounding Bolton-le-Moors; Ainsworth, Blackrod, Bradshaw, Breightmet, Darcy Lever, Edgeworth, Farnworth, Great Bolton, Great Leaver, Halliwell, Harwood, Heaton, Horwich, Kersley, Little Bolton, Little Hulton, Little Lever, Lostock, Middle Hulton, Over Hulton, Rumworth, Sharples, Tonge-cum-Haulgh, Turton and Westhoughton [Added November 2006]


Heaton Land Tax (1780 - 1831) : Records relating to the properties of Robert Tonge and John Longworth in Heaton [Added February 2014]

Heraldic Visitations - What were they? :  Extract from the Local Historian's Encyclopedia. [Added 26th December 2001]

Entitlement to coats of armsExtract from the web site of The College of Heralds (http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk/) [Added 24th December 2001]

Heraldic Visitation, Durham :  Tonge of West Thickley.  Pedigree recorded at the visitation of the county palatine of Durham, edited by E. J. Footer, printed 1887, recorded 1575, 1615, 1666.  [Added 24th December 2001]

Heraldic Visitation, KentTonge of Tunstall.  The Visitation of Kent, 1619.  Harl. Soc. Pub. XI.II., 17. [Added 12th January 2002]

Heraldic Visitation, KentTonge of Tunstall.  The Visitation of Kent 1663-1668, Pg. 167. [Added 12th January 2002]

Heraldic Visitation, Lancashire :  Tonge of Tonge, Middleton.  Pg. 303, The Visitation of Lancashire by Sir. William Dugdale 1664-65  [Added 24th December 2001]

Heraldic Visitation, LondonThe Tonge Family, of Notts., as appearing in the London Visitations, 1633-34.  Printed article "Notts and Derbyshire Notes and Queries", cut out and pasted into a book in the William Asheton Tonge collection at Chetham Library. [Added 1st January 2002]

Heraldic Visitation, Notts. :  Tonge of Newark.  RB 98.4 q The Visitations of the County of Nottingham 1569 and 1614 edited by George Marshall, Harleian Society 1871, pages 84-85 [Added 24th December 2001]

Tong Coat-of-Arms Tong Tongue and Allied Families, 1974, Edited by Rear Admiral Herald F. Stout, p. x. [Added 4th June 2002]]

Tonge of Liverpool : Copy of gilded watercolour in the possession of the family of David Tonge (Istanbul), displaying the coat of arms of the family of Tonge of Liverpool, and now of South Norwood. [Added December 2003]

Houses & RoadsList of houses and roads called Tonge, extracted from Royal Mail's post code database. [Added 8th August 2002]

Horwich Chapel Rebuid 1789 : Document for the demolition of the first known chapel at Horwich and the construction of the second, with a list of pew allocations showing owners and occupants of various estates in Horwich [Added January 2017]

J. H.  Partington MS at Chetham Library : Extracts relating to the Tonge family of Bolton, C13th onwards, .from seven JHP volumes [Added November 2004]

J. H. Partington Notebooks at Bolton Library :  B901-PAR: References to Elias de Tonge and Henry de Tonge. Research notes of John Heaton Partington. [Added October 2004]

St. James, Breightmet Marriages :  All Tong(u)(e) marriages between 1855 -1922 at St. James, Parish of Tonge, later Tonge-cum-Breightmet. [Added October 2007]

St. James, Farnworth Burials 1866 - 1952 : Extracted from Lancashire OnLine Parish Clerk. [Added August 2009] 

Lancashire Tonge Distribution, 1881 : Distribution of the surname Tonge and variants in South Lancashire  from the 1881 Census Returns.    [Compiled by Stephen Tonge - added February 2001]

Lancashire Gazetteer :  Joseph Aston, 1808 (extracted from GENUKI website), places named Tong(u)(e)  [Added 7th December 2001]

Lancashire Inquisitions, Extents and Feudal Aids : Record Society.  Extracts relating to the Tonge family of Tonge, Bolton 1205 - 1355 [Added 30th December 2003]

Lancashire Record Office : Various references to Tong(e)'s in documents at LRO, taken from the A2A index.   [Added December 2004]

Lancashire Tonges : Misc. extracts from The Victoria History of the Counties of England: Lancashire (1966, University of London), and various volumes published by the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society (L&CAS), and the Chetham Society (CS). [Added December 2003]

Lancashire Wills Proved at Chester 1545 - 1837 : All Tonge entries (139 in total)  in "Index to Wills and Administrations Formerly Preserved in the Probate Registry, Chester", published by The Record Society of Lancashire & Cheshire.  Bolton Library Ref: 942.72 REC. [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - Added 6th October 2001]

Lancashire Wills 1836-1856 : Obtained by phone from the Lancashire Record Office 29 January 2004. Kindly contributed by Bill Tong of West Sussex. [Added January 2004]

Little Bolton Poor Rate Assessment Book 1811All Tong(e) entries [Added October 2005]

Little Bolton Poor Rate Assessment Book : September 1831, all Tong(e) entries, Bolton Archives Ref: B901.2.LIT [Added 8th December 2001]

LONGWORTH, John : of Heaton, Will, 1813.  Containing reference to Mary Tong(u)e, wife of Robert Tonge of Heaton. [Added 8th November 2001]

Manchester Newspapers (1724  to  1790) : Entries relating to the surname Tong(e) taken from the Bolton Miscellany CD available to buy from Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society (Bolton & District Branch).  [Added Jan 2017]

Manchester Trade Directories 1773 - 1815 :  All Tong(e) entries. 1773, 1794, 1813 and 1815 [Added October 2007]

St. Mathews, Little Lever: Baptisms and burials. Tong(e) entries. [Added September 2007]

Medieval Barn at Tonge, Bolton : Photograph of a medieval barn, or dwelling place, demolished prior to the construction on the Hall-i'th'-Wood estate in the 1920's.  [Added April 2005]

Medieval Miscellany : Various Tong(e) references extracted from the Charter Rolls (1226-1417); Fine Rolls (1272-1325), Calendar of Charter Rolls (1277 - 1326) [none]; Calendar of Fine Rolls (1272-1299); Patent Rolls (1216 - 1232); Calendar of Patent Rolls (1232 - 1401); Calendar of Close Rolls (1231 - 1413); Curia Regis Roll (1205 - 1245); Catalogue of Ancient Deeds {Added 17th January 2004]

Medieval Miscellany II : Including Richard de Tonge (1300 - 1378),  Hugh de Tonge (Yorks.),  Thomas de Tonge (monk, of Shrops., 1342),   Robert de Tong, John de Tong (of Yorks., 1408) [Added December 2005]

Miscellaneous marriages 1902-1929 : Tonge extracts from the St. Catherines House Index for the names Mary, Betsy, Frederick, Lily, John and Rose [Contributed by Alan Tonge of Bristol - Added 23rd November 2003]

Monumental Inscriptions at Deane By Bolton :  Tong(e) entries indexed in B929.5B DEA at Bolton Archives [Added 29th September 2001]

Monumental Inscriptions at St. John, Farnworth : Genealogical information extracted from the monumental inscriptions for Tong(e) entries.  [Added December 2002, completed in March 2005]

Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886Various references to members of the Tonge family. [Added September 2007]

Peel Baptism Register, Little Hulton : Tong(e) entries extracted from "St. Paul's, Peel, Baptism Register Transcripts, 1765-1807 (Little Hulton), B929 3B PEE. [Added March 2005]

Poll Tax 1379 & 1381 : Tong entries for Bolton, Harwood, Middleton, Pleasington and Walton-le-Dale.  Taken from "The Poll Taxes of 1377, 1379 and 1381, Part 1", Carolyn C. Fenwick, Oxford University Press. [Added November 2008]

Poll Tax Returns, 1678, Salford Hundred : Selected Tong(e) entries. Lancashire Record Office, QDV13 [Added November 2008]

PROCAT Misc. Documents : Misc. documents at the Public Records Office on the PROCAT index for Tonge.  [Added 24th December 2003]

Proclamation by the King 1775 : Members of the Tonge family who were listed in the 1775 Proclamation by the King in the London Gazette. [Added August 2011]

Pronunciation : Article from The Idependent about regional variations in the UK in way the word "tongue" is pronounced, particularly in Bolton and Preston. [Added Sep 2016]

Protestation Returns 1642, Salford Hundred : All Tong(e) entries for the parishes of Bolton-le-Moors, and Deane. Lancashire Record Office MF1/25 [Added November 2008]

Radcliffe Parish Registers 1557 - 1783 (LPRS) Tonge entries from these registers, baptisms, marriages and burials. [Added March 2006]

Raines MS at Chetham Library : Tonge entries, copied from the index volume to the Raines collection at Chet. Lib., Manchester.   [Added November 2004]

Richard Tonge Letters & Notes : Collected by Cannon Richard Tonge (1826-1895) and John Henry Tonge (1868-1940), relating mainly to Tonge of Middleton, and Manchester.  Transcribed by Amanda Jephson, August 2008. {Added December 2008]

St. Peter, Bolton and St. Mary, Deane Parish Registers : Summary showing Tonge family baptism, marriage and burial records for Bolton-le-Moors and Deane on this web site.

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Baptisms, 1590 - 1660 :  1573-4, 1590-1660, extracted from The Registers of the Parish Church of Bolton, edited and indexed by Archibald Sparke, 1914.  All Tonge entries including variants (Tong, Tongue, Tonnge, Tonngue), listed as Tonge.  Refer to the original registers for exact spellings.   [Added March 2004]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors Baptisms & Burials 1661 - 1712Index of all Tong(u)(e) entries.  Compiled by Bolton & District Family History Society. [Added August 2009]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Baptisms, 1753 - 1828 : All Tonge entries.  Extracted and kindly contributed by L. Glen Tonge of Utah, USA.   [Added July 2006]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Burials, 1590 - 1660  : 1573-4, 1590-1660, extracted from The Registers of the Parish Church of Bolton, edited and indexed by Archibald Sparke, 1914. [Added March 2005]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Burials, 1713 - 1745 : All Tong(e) entries extracted from the Bishops Transcripts for the period 1713 - 1745 [Added May 2010]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Burials, 1745 - 1800All Tong(e) entries extracted from the Bishops Transcripts for the period 1745 - 1800 [Added November 2002, Updated December 2010]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Marriages, 1590 - 1660 : 1573-4, 1590-1660, extracted from The Registers of the Parish Church of Bolton, edited and indexed by Archibald Sparke, 1914. [Added March 2005]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors,  Marriages 1661 - 1753 :  Extracted from two volumes compiled by Bolton & District Family History Society, 1661 - 1712, and 1713 - 1753.  [Added December 2004]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Marriages, 1754 - 1800All Tong(e) entries at St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, extracted from the index, 1754-1800.  B929.3B PET [Added December 2002]

St. Peters, Bolton-le-Moors, Monumental Inscriptions : Tong(e) surname monumental inscriptions recorded before the removal of the gravestones.  From microfilm of original document at Bolton Archives. [Added August 2011]

Taxation in Salford Hundred : 1524 - 1802. Vol. 83. Chetham Society. Tonge entries. [Added January 2009]

Tempests of BroughtonExtracts relating to the Tong family from 'The Tempests of Broughton', by M. E. Lancaster, 1987 [Added 4th August 2002]

Tong(u)(e) FamilyOverview of the history of the surname Tong(u)(e) by Herald F. Stout, Tong Tongue and Allied Families Pg. xii-xiii [Added 7th August 2002]

Tonge Moor, Bolton : Article entitled "Buying Back Tonge Moor", published in  The Bolton Evening News, 29th January 1930. [Added November 2004]

Tonge Moor, Rights Over, 1720 : Papers of the Kenyon Family of Peel Hall, Little Hulton.  Lancashire Record Office, Ref: DDKE/acc. 7840 HMC/1184 [Added March 2005]

HARDMAN, ElizabethRemoval order of Mary Hardman, wife of James Hardman, and her daughter Elizabeth, from Manchester to Little Lever, 1741.  LRO QSP/1494/24 [Added Jan 2014]

TONGE, Albert Ernest : Will, written 18th February 1926, Transcribed word for word.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, Albert Ernest : Probate, 12th December 1946. Abstract. [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, Alice : Grave inscription, 24th November 1818, St. Saviour, Ringley. [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONG, Alice : Alice Tong of Darcy Lever. Bastardy notice to Abraham Boardman, Wheelwright, of Little Lever. 1836. Quarter Sessions: QSP/3051/31 [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 7th December 2013]

TONGE, Alice : Genealogical information taken from grave inscription in Ainsworth Parish Church, from the transcription available at Bury Reference Library. Grave No 191 [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, Annie : Marriage certificate, 14th November 1914, Ainsworth Methodists. Abstract.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONG, Betty :   nee Roscoe, of Little Bolton, will, 1825. [Added October 2002]

TONGE, Elijah : of New Jersey, USA, formerly of Heaton, Lancashire.  Letters of Administration, 23rd December 1864 [Added June 2005]

TONGE, Elijah & Robert : Newspaper report and other details regarding assault on Police Sergeant in Turton in May 1858. [Added August 2009]

TONGE, Elizabethof Breightmet, Will, Widow, 1661.  Abstracted from transcript in the William Asheton Tonge collection at Chetham Library. [Added 1st January 2002]

TONGE, Ellen : Will, 7th June 1918. Transcribed word for word.

TONGE, Ellen : Probate, 19th April 1926. Transcribed word for word.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONG, Ernest Harold : Director of Whipsnade Zoo.  Brief biographical details, passed on to Dr.Leszek Solski of Wroclaw, Poland. [Added January 2005]

TONGE, Florence : Obituary. The Bury Times, Pg 5 Col 3, 8th September 1888.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, German Article by William Asheton Tonge from The Genealogical Magazine, Vol. IV - No. XXXVIII, pp46-50.  Tonge of Tonge, Co. Pal. Lanc.; Worksop Park, Co. Notts; and London. [added 4th August 2002]

TONGE, Gervase Woodhouse Bursall :  Extract from an email from  Bernadette Anthony, regarding her descent from Gervase Woodhouse Bursall Tonge.  [Added 23rd February 2002]  

TONGUE, George : of Harwood, Admon., 1726. [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 11th November 2001]

TONG, Henry : Died 1613.  Lancs. Inq. Stuart Period, Part 1, Vol. 3, Record Society. [Added 28th December 2003]

TONGUE, Henry : of Little Huton, died 6th June 1763.  Transcript of will, contributed by Jim. H. Tonge. [Added August 2007]

TONGE, Henri Asheton & William Asheton : Armorial Families: A Directory of Some Gentlemen of Coat-Armour, Showing Which Arms in Use at the Moment are Borne by Legal Authority. London, England: Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1899. pp81-82 [Added August 2006]

TONGE, Henry AshetonDescription from  The Nobilities of Europe, by Marquis de Ruvigny Melville Henry Massue, p395, published 1910 [Added November 2006]

TONGE, Israel : Tonge or Tongue, Israel or Ezerel [Ezreel] (1621 – 1680).  Dictionary of National Biography, Vol. LVII, Tom Tytler, 920.042 STE. Extract incomplete. [Added 23rd November 2003]

TONG, James : Fustian Weaver of Breightmet.  Will. 1719. [Added October 2002]

TONGE, James : of Halliwell, children of, baptised at Deane between 1683 - 1750.  p100-250 [Added November 2002]

TONGE, James : Grave Inscription, January 1761. Transcribed word for word. Ainsworth Unitarian.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONG, James James Tong of Farnworth, Snr., Yeoman.  Will.  1786. [Added October 2002]

TONGE, James : Genealogical information taken from grave inscription in Ainsworth Parish Church, from the transcription available at Bury Reference Library. Grave No 192.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, James : Photograph of gravestone of James Tonge (c1785 - 1861) of Farnworth, formerly Middle Hulton, and wife Mary. [Added August 2011]

TONGE, James : (1897 - 1967) Brief biographical details gleaned from discussions with his son.  [Added November 2006]

TONG, Jane : Sale of parts of Blindshill, Newbury, Halshaw Moor and Worsley.  Wheelers Manchester Chronicle, Saturday 2nd January 1813, page 2, column 4. [Added September 2009]

TONGE, John : 1210 (Kent). John de Tonge and Michael his son.  Notes from   soc.genealogy.medieval posted by Tim Powys-Lybbe [Added May 2006]

TONGE, John :  Pardon of, 1378.  Possibly the son of William de Tonge of London.  Extract from "The Career of Sir Thomas Trivet (1330-88)" [Added 23rd December 2003]

TONGE, Johnof Leicester, 1407.  The Stay of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1386 - 1421 (ed. Roskell, Clark & Rawcliffe), IV, (1992), p634 [Added 7th August 2002]

TONGE, John : of Westhoughton, Yeoman, 1749. Will. [Added October 2002]

TONGE, John : carpenter of Bradshawgate, Great Bolton: Speculative family tree and notes about Tonge family who owned property in Union Buildings and New Row, Great Bolton in the early 19th century. [Added April 2006]

TONGE, Johnof Plodder Lane, Farnworth, farmer.  Will 1822. [Added 18th August 2002]

TONGE, John : Grave inscription, 1st October 1814, St. Saviour, Ringley.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, John : Transcripts and extracts from various documents relating to the discharge of John Tonge of Darcy Lever, born c. 1810, from the 1st Dragoons, in 1836.  PRO Ref: WO/97/133 [Added July 2005]

TONG, John : Grave inscription, 19th December 1901, St. Saviour, Ringley.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONG, John Henry : (1864 - 1926).  Son of Edward Tong & Eliza Dennitt.  Various information relating to this family, compiled by Ray Taylor.  [Added January 2008]

TONG, Joseph : Post Office Bolton Directory, 1890-91.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, Joseph : Will, 29th September 1911. Transcribed word for word.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, Joseph : Probate, 2nd March 1917. Transcribed word for word.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, Joseph : Application for death certificate, Bolton Register Office. Dated 28th April 1993. Reply.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, MaryOf Breightmet, widow. Will.  Abstract  [Added 18th August 2002]

TONGE, Mary : of Bolton.  Sketch, thought to be from the 1840's , found in manuscripts relating to Sir John Bowring, at University College London. [Added May 2006]

TONGE, Nicholasof Manningham.  Extract from Manningham, Heaton & Allerton, William Cudworth, 1896. History of Manningham.   Pg 129-130 [Added 12th January 2002]

TONGE, Nicholasof Manningham.  History of Bradford and it's Parish, John James, 1886  [Added 12th January 2002]

TONG, Peter :  of Rogerstead, Heaton. Genealogical notes and items of interest relating to  the descendents of Peter & Catherine Tong of Rogerstead, in Heaton, including William Tong and his sons (Wm. Tong & Sons, Diamond Brewery), and the Mayors of Bolton Thomas Barlow Tong and William Wharton Tong.  [Added December 2009]

TONG, Peter : Peter & Catherine Tong, Heaton, Farmer & Lomax family, Conveyance, 1842, BN:ZZ/241/4.  Genealogical information extracted from this document. [Added November 2002]

TONGE, Ralph: Speculations on the various Ralph Tonge's in and around the Bolton area in the eighteenth century. Working notes for investigating the parenthood of Robert Tonge, farmer, of Heaton (1787 - 1832). [Added November 2002]

TONGE, Ralph :  All entries at St. Marys, Deane 1700 - 1812, Baptisms & Marriages [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 4th November 2001]

TONGE, Ralph : Halliwell Poor Rate Assessment, 1798 - 1811. Extracts from transcription by W. D. Billington (Bolton Archives Ref: PAS5/16)  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONGE, Ralph :  Ralph Tonge (d. 1805) and Alice Tonge nee Morris.  Halliwell Township Book 1787-1813, Billington, B901 4B BIL, Bolton Archives [Added 29th September 2001]

TONGE, Ralph : of Dean.  Discharge papers, 2nd Regt. Royal Dragoon Horse Guards.  1824.   [Added July 2005]

TONGE, Ralph : of Chorlton Upon Medlock.  Died 1871.  Information regarding the estate of the deceased Ralph Tonge and genealogical gleanings.  National Archives Ref: PL 31/820 [Added June 2005]

TONGE, Richard  : of Middleton. Inventory dated 17th April 1768. [Added February 2001]

TONG, Richard de :   Burke's Extinct Baronetcies - p521. Footnote to 'Tempest, of Tong' - created 25th May 1664 - Extinct 29th Jan 1819. [Added 7th August 2002]

TONGE, Robert : of York. (c1798 - 1866).  Rough family tree and notes about a Tonge family from York, and later Sunderland, who used "Scawin" as a middle name. [Added January 2007]

TONGE, Robert :  Baptisms at St. Mary, Deane By Bolton 1751 - 1812, extracted from "The Registers of the Parish of Deane, Marriage, Baptisms and Burials 1751 - 1812, Index 1604 : 1613 -1812" [Added 14th October 2001]

TONGE, Robert : of Heaton.  1803 Heaton Poor Law Assessment.  [Added November 2004]

TONGE, Robert :  Farmer, of Heaton, Will of, 11th August 1831. [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 19th October 2001]

TONGE, Robert & Mary  : Miscellaneous photographs of descendents of Robert Tonge and Mary Longworth of Heaton. [Added 23rd November 2003]

TONG, Samuel : of Darcy Lever, Administration Bond, 25th February 1761. Abstract.  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

TONG, Samuel: of Smith Fold, Ainsworth, 1745. [Added Feb 2017]

TONG, Samuel: of Raikes, Great Lever.  Various records including family tree and Great Lever land tax records. [Added Feb 2017]

TONGE, SamuelLandlord of the Church Hotel, Kearsley.  Letter in Bolton Evening News, 1st April 1873, regarding him not being dead. [Added August 2006]

TONGE, Seth:  Brief biographical details and a photograph which is likely to be him taken in India. [Added Sept 2009]

TONGE, Simon de: Simon DE TONGE, Will 14 November 1414: Medieval Kent Wills at Lambeth - Book 21 Page 64. A translation into English from Latin / French transcriptions made by Leland L. Duncan. [Added December 2003]

TONGE, Thomasof Gunthorpe, Owsteon, Co. Lincoln. Will 1659.  Abstract in contained in the William Asheton Tonge papers at Chetham Library.   [Added 1st January 2002]

TONGE, ThomasOf Blindshill, Farnworth, Will, 1672.  Abstract in contained in the William Asheton Tonge papers at Chetham Library. [Added 1st January 2002]

TONGE, Thomas : Of Farnworth, Husbandman, Will, 1716.  Abstract of last will and testimony. [Added 18th August 2002]

TONGE, Thomas : Family tree of Thomas Tonge of Farnworth (1755 - 1836), including James Tonge of Farnworth (1784 - 1861), Samuel Tonge (1787 - 1851), Giles Tonge (1790 - 1857), Samuel Tonge (1811 - 1874), Giles Tonge (1813 - 1869), James Tonge (born. c. 1815) & Mary Tonge (born. c. 1829) [Added March 2005]

TONGE, William :  of Farnworth, Will 1582, husbandman. [Added 15th April 2001]

TONGE, William of London, died 1389.  Extract from the guide book to "All Hallows by the Tower", as quoted in Eric Tonge's booklet, "Tonge Family History".  [Added 31st December 2001]

TONG(E), William(d. 1389), of London.  Member of Parliament.  The Stay of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1386 - 1421 (ed. Roskell,
Clark & Rawcliffe), IV, (1992), pg. 632-4 [Added 17th January 2002]

TONGE, William  :  (d. 1389), of London.  (a) Extract from 'Survey of London, The Parish of All Hallows Barking, Part One" (Published 1929)'  and (b) an extract from the guide book to All Hallows by the Tower (out of print). [Added 3rd June 2002]

TONGE, William : born c. 1785, of Manchester.  Genealogical details and census extracts relating to the descendents of William Tonge of Manchester, a family in the brick laying trade. [Added January 2006]

TONGE, William Asheton :  Obituary, 1936.  Pg. 123, Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume LI (1936)   [Added 22nd December 2001]

TONGE, William Asheton (Collection) William Asheton Tonge Papers & Collection at Chetham Library (MUN.C.7. 1-8, MUN.D.1.1-25, MUN.D.2.1-23)   [Added 22nd December 2001]

Tong Castle, ShropshireInformation obtained from a researcher at Shropshire County Council, December 2001.  [Added 24th December 2001]

Tonge of Bolton (1590 - c1750) : Reference document which lists events (mainly from parish registers) detailing members of the Tonge family from Bolton and surrounding districts. [Added May 2006]

Tonge of Highway, Wiltshire Extracted from Burkes Landed Gentry, Great Britain, 1937. [Added 24th December 2001]

Tonge of Highway, WiltshireExtract from Victoria County History Vol. VII - A History of Wiltshire [Added 26h December 2001]

Tong of Tong, Birstall, nr. BradfordExtract from 'Loidis and Elmete' by Thomas D. Whitaker.  The book shows a large family tree which shows relationships between the Tong family of Tong, the Tempests of Bracewell (and later of Tong), and the Mirfields.  Reproduced here is only the Tong(e) section of the tree.  Also shown are the arms of Tong and the arms of Tempest [Added 7th August 2002]

 

Tong of Tong, Bradford : Extracts from "Tong - Conservation Area Assessment (Draft)"Published May 2003 by Bradford County Council [Added 23rd December 2003]

 

Tonge of Tonge, Bolton : Notes and Queries, The Bolton Journal, 6th March 1909. [Added February 2001]

Tonge of Tonge, Bolton-le-MoorsExtracts from 'A History of Lancashire' Vol. 5, Salford Hundred,  Bolton-le-Moors. [Added 9th August 2002]

Tonge of Tonge, Bolton VCH References :  References to John son of Elias de Tong, and Alexander de Tong of Pleasington, his brother, from VCH [Added June 2008]

Tonge of Tonge, Bolton - Timeline :   Starting with Gilbert de Tonge in 1212, through to the mid-1300's, including various de Tonge's of Bolton-le-Moors; Glibert, Elias, John, Henry, Ellis, William, Alice and Roger. [Added August 2002]

Tonge of Tonge, Bolton - Chronology :  Various references to the ancient family.  Bolton-le-Moors 1212-1348.  From Gilbert de Tonge to William de Tonge. [Added December 2003]

Tonge, Bolton, History of : Extract from "From Affetside to Yarrow", Bolton Place Names & Their History, W. D. Billington 1982, ISBN-0-86360-003-04 [Added February 2001]

Tonge-with-Haulgh History : The History of Lancashire, Vol. 1 (1868 ed.), p574, Baines  [Added February 2001]

Tong of Tong, Kent : Various extracts relating to the Tong family of Tong, Tunstall, Pitstock and Bredgar in the county of Kent.   [Added Jan 2004]

Tonge Hall, Middleton : Photographs and sketches of Tonge Hall, Middleton, Lancashire, residence of the Tonges of Tonge from the late 1300's until 1725.

Tonge, Prestwich, Salford Hundred  :   Extract from Victoria County History, Vol. 5, pg. 85. [Added 12th January 2002]

Tonge Hall, 1881 CensusOccupants of Tonge Hall and neighboring houses. [Added 12th January 2002]

Tonge Hall - Extract from Middleton MattersExtract from "Tonge Hall: The House and it's Families", Morris Garratt, p18, Middleton Matters, Middleton Civic Association, 1990. ISBN 0 9516788 0 9. Printed by British Vita plc., Oldham Road, Middleton and Middleton Civic Association, January 1991. [Added 12th January 2002]

Tonge Hall Ransacked : News paper report published in January 2006 in the Middleton Guardian. [Added January 2006]

Tonge Hall Vandalised Again : News paper report published in March 2006 in the Middleton Guardian. [Added July 2006]

Tonge Hall Fire :  Series of articles by Emma Mountford published in the  Middleton Guardian following the devastating fire at Tonge Hall on the 4th June 2007.  Also five photographs taken by Stephen Tonge three weeks after the fire.

Tonge Hall Rescue Plan : Article published in the Middleton Guardian, 11th December 2008. [Added Dec 2008]

Tonge Hall, in the Parish of Prestwich-cum-Oldham : Paper by Henry Fishwick F.S.A, extracted from  Trans. of Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Vol X. pp26-32, Read in 1892. [[Added January 2001]]

Tonge Hall Material at Middleton Library : Material on Tonge Hall available in the Reference Library, Middleton (Ref: L215Y5MC G3TON) [Added January 2001]

Tonge Hall, Manchester Guardian Article from Saturday 1st December 1906 [Added 22nd December 2001]

Tonge Hall, Middleton : Email from Lynn O'Brien of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, who was born in Tonge Hall in 1957. {Added November 2001]

Tonge Hall,  Notes on Royton : Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society.  Notes on Royton from various sources Vol. 1 p86 [Added 22nd December 2001]

 

Tonge Hall, Rambles Around ManchesterExtract from Rimmer's Rambles Around Manchester, pg. 198-199  [Added 12th January 2002]

 

Tonge Hall, Scale Plan : Adapted from version published in The Building News, October 31st 1890. [Added February 2001]

Tonge of Middleton - Early Signatures 1691 & 1625, from the RAINES' MSS. [Added March 2001]

Tong's Farm :  Lower & Higher, Halliwell.  Article written by By W. D. Billington, regarding the history of the Tong farms in Halliwell and their name father Ralph Tong (d. 1805).  [Added 15th April 2001]

Tonge Street & Tonge Square, Farnworth : Description of slum properties in Farnworth including Tonge Street and Tonge Square, taken from the book entitled "Farnworth", compiled by Ken Beevers, 1997, ISBN 0 7524 0734 4, p16

Tonges of Ainsworth : Genealogical information extracted from the wills of Susan Hardman (1729), Mary Tonge (1729), Thomas Tong (1720) and the Admon. of John Tong (1734). [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 20th January 2001]

Tonges of Ainsworth : Ainsworth Methodist Church Archives (902.287) - Trustee Minutes, ( 1887 - 1900) and Sunday School Minute Books (1847 - 1977)  [Transcribed by Stephen Tonge - added 19th August 2001]

Top o'th' Meadows Estate : Advertisment for the auction of Top o'th' Meadows estate in Darcy Lever , 1860, including description and plan.  Memorandum of Agreement  between John Seddon and Edmund and Esther Ashworth.  [Added December 2013]

Towneley MS, Chet. Lib. : References to the Tonge family of Tonge, nr. Bolton, recorded in the Christopher Towneley MS at Chetham Library, Evidences and Inquisitions of Lancashire Gentry, pp767-785, relating to Lever & Farnworth. {Added 20th November 2004]

UK Tonge Distribution, 1881 : Distribution of the surname Tonge and variants in the British Isles from the 1881 Census Returns.  [Compiled by Stephen Tonge - added February 2001]

UK Towns & Villages named Tonge : Map and list.  Ordinance Survey map data (1999 - 2000) [Added February 2001]

Various Chester Wills : Updated Extracts from miscellaneous Chester wills [Added October 2007]