St. Peter, Bolton, Monumental Inscriptions : Tong(e) surname
monumental inscriptions recorded before the removal of the gravestones.
From microfilm of original document at Bolton Archives.
numbers refer to a plan of the church yard at the front of the document.
283. Here resteth the body of Elizabeth the
daughter of James and Ellen Tong of Bolton, who died December 13th 1830, aged
439. In memory of James Lomax Tong, son of
William and Betsy Tong, who died February 8th 1852, aged 5 weeks. Also
Catherine Lomax Tong their daughter, who died May 11th 1856, aged 11 months
518. In memory of Joseph the son of Peter and
Catherine Tong, of Heaton, who died the 24th April 1824, aged 7 months. Also
of Jane their daughter, who died May 18th 1831, aged 3 years. Also Peter their
son, died January 17th 1841, aged 3 years and 4 months.
628. In memory of Ellen the daughter of Robert
and Margery Tong of Great Bolton, who died August 18th 1822 in the 2nd year of
751. Nathaniel son of John Collior of Bolton,
departed this life the 17th day of January An. Do. 1702 being the 26th year of
Peter Tong, died December 22nd 1842, aged 54 years.
John son of John Collior of Bolton, Departed this life the 21st day of October
An. Do. 1677
Here lieth the body of John Collior Junior, who died the 18th October 1728, in
the 37th year of his age.
Here resteth the body of Mary Seddon who died October 21st 1765, in the 79th
year of her age.
790. Here resteth the body of Mary the wife of
Joun Tong, who died October 23rd 1825, aged 41 years.
Also of Sophia their daughter, who died October 26th 1826, aged 3 days
822. Thomas Tong of Little Bolton, depared this
life on the 13th of October 1819, aged 44 years.
Stephen Till, died June 28th 1825, aged 23 years.
Hannah widow of the above Thomas Tong, and wife of William Roberts, died Sept.
17th 1832, aged 53 years.
826. In memory of --- October --- 1702
John Tong was here interred January 27th 1808, aged 61 years.
Betty daughter of John and Betty Tong, died January 6th 1814, aged 26 years.
917. In memory of Betty daughter of Samuel and
Mary Tong, Plasterer, who died September 12th 1827, aged 6 years and 10
927. Here resteth the body of Alice the daughter
of Thomas and Betty Tong, who departed this life the 30th day of April 1763.
Also Thomas their son was here interred July 6th 1768, in the 2nd year of his
age. Here resteth the body of Thomas Tong the beloved husband of Betty Tong,
who departed this life the 18th of January and was interred the 21st 1776, in
the 38th year of his age.
Dear wife now my life is past,
Thy love to me so long did last;
No sorrow for me do not take,
But love my children for my sake.
Also Thomas Sandford Tong the son of John and Ann Tong, who was here interred
the 14th day of October 1790, aged 8 months.
William Tong, died August 25th 1794, aged 34 years.
Ann wife of John Tong, died May 2nd 1806, aged 34 years.
John Tong, died 6th August 1819, aged 55 years
A loving husband and a tender father
1278. Here was laid John Tong, who died November
11th 1747, aged 32 years.
Here resteth the body of Mary the wife of Thomas Horridge, who was interred
June 4th 1796, aged 60.
Margaret daughter of James and Mary Horridge died June 22nd 1833, aged 5
Mary wife of James Horridge, died September 14th 1849, aged 59. She lived
beloved and died lamented.
1572. Paul Tong of Breightmet was here interred
the 26th of May 1711.
Here resteth the body of Peter the son of Peter and Margaret Tong of
Breightmet interred April 2nd 1774
Also Alice Tong of Breightmet was here interred April 18th 1774.
Also Ann Tong was here interred 1774.
1607. Here resteth the body of Alice the wife of
John Longworth of Bolton, who departed this life the 23rd day of January 1679.
Here alsor resteth the body of Lawrence the son of John Longworth of Bolton
was interred the 21st of September 1708.
Maxwell Morris Tonge, who died May 15th 1848, aged 10 months.
1709. Robert Tonge 1670.
Margaret Longworth of Torton, who departed the life 19th of November 1694.
Annah the wife of James Kershaw, departed this life November 1st 1715.
1806. Alice the wife of Robert Craven, who was
here interred the 29th day of Aprill 1691.
Here resteth the body of Mary the daughter of James and Alice Tong of Great
Bolton, who departed the life ye 25th day of October 1779, aged 18 months.
1998. Alice daughter of George and Ann Tong, was
here interred October 30th 1790, aged 11 months.
2052. In memory of Margaret wife of William Tonge
of Great Bolton, who departed this life October 6th 1850, aged 49 years.
Also the said William Tonge, who departed this life December 22nd 1853, aged
2056. In memory of Mary the daughter of William
and Betty Tong, who died October 5th 1845, aged 43 years.
Also Betty the wife of William Tong, who died July 25th 1847, aged 70 years.
2466. James Tong.
2705. Here resteth the body of Mary the daughter
of James Tonge of Bolton, who departed this life the 24th day of December
Catherine the wife of William Tong, was there interred 1726.
2706. Mary the beloved wife of John Tong of
Bolton, Butcher, was here interred the 17th day of April 1736.
William the son of John Tong of Bolton, Butcher, was here interred the 11th of
2708. In memory of Mary Ann the wife of Joseph
Heap, who died May 14th 1845, aged 42 years. She lived beloved and died
James Tonge of Bolton, who departed this life the 9th day of January