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  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

 

Thomas Tong of Great Bolton, Gent., 1850

  • Wife: Jane, wines, liquors & personal effects
  • Son: Jonathan Tong
  • Son in law: John Bayley
  • Daughter Emma Catherine Bayley
  • 500 already advanced to son Jonathan
  • Executors: Jonathan Tong and John Bayley
  • Dated August 1848
  • Testator died 21st April 1850
  • Executors sworn in 5th Sept 1850
  • Personal estate of testator under 1500

Samuel Tonge of Farnworth, Yeoman, 30th July 1851

  • Wife Ellen - personal effects
  • To Giles Tonge, a small plot of land in Farnworth, conveyed by indenture of lease dated 26th and 27th Jan 1836, bounded on the north side by part of my lands devised as above by Gorton, Marsh & Gorton, on the south by lands owned by my brother Giles, on the east by a road 4 yards wide, on the west by William Barton's lands
  • Trustees & Executors:
    • Rev. William Burns, Vicar of Farnworth with Kearsley
    • Henry Dorning of Kearsley, Coal Proprietor
  • Beech Cottage "now in my occupation" - which I intend to dispose of for charitable purposes
  • Children of my brothers Thomas, Giles and James
  • Dated 2nd May 1851
  • Probate issued 30th July 1851
  • Under 450

Thomas Tonge of Farnworth, Weaver, 1839

  • 3 cottages, and small plot of land, freehold, in occupation of Robert Worthington, Richard Garnet and Charles Woolfendale
  • Rents from cottages to go to widow of late son Thomas Tonge, Martha
  • Land belonging to me on the North side of the house occupied by Robert Worthington being 24 feet and 7 inches breadth
  • Plot of land containing 1660 square yards
  • Eight grandchildren, sons and daughters of late son Thomas Tonge
    • Thomas, William, Giles, Charles, Emmanuel, Solomon, Joshua & Alice
  • 3 sons: Samuel, James and Giles
  • Thomas Tonge X his mark
  • Testator died 25th Dec 1838

Thomas Tong of Great Bolton, Weaver, 1848, Admon

  • Thomas Tong, weaver, widower, late of Great Bolton
  • Son John Tong of Great Bolton, weaver
  • Jesse Norris of Great Bolton, labourer
  • John Forrest? of Great Bolton, butcher
  • Inteststate died 29th Sep 1839
  • Probate granted July 1848

John Tong(e) of Farnworth, License Victualler, 1857

  • Wife Betty
  • Children: John Hopwood Tong, Mary Holt, Elizabeth Tong, Ann Jackson, Alice Holt, Nancy Tong, Lucy Tong (Lucy under 21)
  • Leasehold estate in Egerton Street, Farnworth
  • Son + wife executors and trustees
  • Daughter Mary Holt to act as trustee and executor if wife is dead
  • Testator died 9th Oct 1857
  • Probate issued 28th Nov 1857

Giles Tonge of Farnworth, Shop Keeper, 1857

  • Wife Alice
  • Executors & trustees:
    • Hilton Rothwell of Little Hulton, Plumber & Glazier
    • James Ridyard of Worsley
  • Son Samuel Tonge
  • Brothers: Thomas and James
  • Brother in law: Giles Hilton
  • Brother in law: Jeremiah Hilton
  • Dated: 14th Aug 1857
  • Testator died: 16th Aug 1857
  • Probate issued 17th Sept 1857
  • Under 350