Tong of Tong, Birstall, nr. Bradford : Extract 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
TONG, of TONG
The Arms of Tong are
Azure a Bend Argent between two Bendlets
and six Martlets Or. The Crest an Arm extended,
holding an Anchor with four Holds Sable
TEMPEST, of BRACEWELL, afterwards of TONG
Tempest bears Argent, a Bend between
six Martlets Sable. Crest, a Griffin's Head erased,
parted per pale, Argent and Sable.
Motto, Loyfe as thou fyndes.