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  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


Alice Tong of Tong, widow of Richard Tong, gentleman. Will 14 March 1724
    Niece? - Sarah ? ? Ogden + Thomas (son) under 16.
    Nephew - William Lawson
    Brothers in Law - Joseph Gregg and Thomas Atherton
    Stepson - Jonathan Tonge
    Others - John Starby? and Henry Downley
Ashton Tong, linendraper. Will 5 June 1792
    Wife - Mary Tonge
    Executor - Thomas Tetlow
Ashton Tong of Tong. Admon 17 April 1793
    Administrators - Richard Tong (brother) of Middleton, yeoman
                            Adam Pendleton of Middleton, innkeeper
                            Jonathan Hardman of Middleton, fustian weaver
Assheton Tonge of Tonge, weaver. Admon 5 January 1723
    Administrator - Dorothy Tonge (widow)
Dorothy Tonge of Tonge, widow of Ashton Tonge,weaver. Will 18 February 1729
    Executor - Jonathan Tonge
    Inventory 1731 by William Whalley and William Radcliffe
Elizabeth Tonge of Rivington, widow. Will 8 May 1731
    Children - Edward Barnes of Derbishire? of Ince
                   Mary, wife of George Marsh
                   Janet/Jonnet, wife of John Bainforth
    Parcel of Land - Barnes Middle  ? ? in Rivington
    Executors - John Harmer of Rivington and Edward Barnes of Rivington
    Witnesses -  Richard Brownlow, junior and Thomas Loe and J. ? Hampson       
    Inventory 11 January 1734 - taken by John Hampson and Edward Barnes
Richard Tonge of Tong, gentleman. Will 16 April 1713
    Wife - Alice
    Children - Jonathan Tong (older son)
                   Thomas Tonge (under 21)
    Executors - Thomas Kenyon of Manchester esq 
                      Hugh Parr of Salford, gentleman
                      Edmund Radcliffe of Middelton, gentleman
    Others mentioned - John Grange of Manchester
    Codicil - brother in law, Joseph Gregg of Chamberhall?
    Various admons etc 1718 & 1720    
                1. Henry Dickinson renounces admon duties
                2  Executors - Edmund Radcliffe and Josiah? Starbey of Rochdale
                3  Thomas Kenyon of Manchester and William Middleton,   
                4 Edmund Radcliffe and Thomas Kenyon                    
Also, not from the LCAS indexes:


William Tong of Bolton le Moors, clogger.Will 23 May 1847
    Wife - Hannah
    Executors - Hannah Tong( wife), Henry Grindrod (son in law), James Tong (son),                       and John Tong (nephew) 
    Property in Union Buildings
    Probate 20 April 1848