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Guide to '''Tonge, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
"TONGE, a township, in the parish of Prestwich-cum-Oldham, union of Oldham, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles north by northeast&nbsp;from Manchester. The township adjoins Middleton, and forms a populous part of the environs of that town.&nbsp;Tonge, with Alkrington, forms an ecclesiastical district: the church, dedicated to St. Michael, was built in 1839."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 372-377.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 31 July 2010.</ref>  
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"TONGE, a township, in the parish of [[Prestwich St Mary, Lancashire|Prestwich-cum-Oldham]], union of Oldham, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles north by northeast&nbsp;from Manchester. The township adjoins Middleton, and forms a populous part of the environs of that town.&nbsp;Tonge, with Alkrington, forms an ecclesiastical district: the church, dedicated to St. Michael, was built in 1839."<ref>''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51349#s8 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 372-377. Date accessed: 19 November 2013.</ref>  
  
 
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
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[[Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
  
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==== Probate records<br> ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|Lancashire Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|Lancashire Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
  
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Guide to Tonge, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

"TONGE, a township, in the parish of Prestwich-cum-Oldham, union of Oldham, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles north by northeast from Manchester. The township adjoins Middleton, and forms a populous part of the environs of that town. Tonge, with Alkrington, forms an ecclesiastical district: the church, dedicated to St. Michael, was built in 1839."[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD


Church records

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306932.


Poor Law Unions

Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 372-377. Date accessed: 19 November 2013.