The 'Tong' Family

1928 - Joan Edna
1938 - John Henry
1940 - Lewis
1945 - Jean Anne
1947 - Sandra
1953 - Christina
1964 - Deborah Jayne
1966 - Alison
 

 

 

William Tong
1810 - 1898
 
Some of the information below was provided by
Richard Adkins
Great Grandson of Olive Ann Tong (1867)
Originating from the research of Lorraine Thistleton
 

Husband:

William Tong  

Born:

1810 Westwell, Kent
Died: Sep 29, 1899 W. Ashford - Dec quarter (2a 557) age 89
Buried:    
Parents Stephen Tong
&
Mary Jeffery
 
 

Wife:

Elizabeth Ann Isteed  

Born:

Jan 19, 1811 Charing , Kent
Died: April 9, 1885 W. Ashford - Jun quarter (2a 481) age 79
Buried:    
Parents  
&
 

 

Married:

April 3, 1831 St Peter & St Paul Tr, Charing, Kent.

1831: Marriage record William Tonge married Elizabeth Ann Isteed - FileNumber 28291


Children:

Name:

Date of birth:
Birth Place:
Edward Tong Abt 1831 Charing Kent
William Henry Tong Abt 1832 Charing Kent
Jane Tong Abt 1834 Charing Kent
George Tong 1836 1836 - child death
Sarah Ann Tong 1837 West Ashford Sep quarter (5 14)
1839 - child death - West Ashford - Sep quarter (5 :1)
Alfred Tong 1839 Charing Kent - West Ashford - Dec quarter (5 17)
Frederick Tong 1841 Charing Kent - West Ashford - Sep quarter (5 20)
Mary Ann Tong 1844 Charing Kent - W.Ashford - Jun & Sep quarter (5 22)
Stephen Tong 1847 Charing Kent - W. Ashford - Jun quarter (5 23)
James Tong 1851 Charing Kent - West Ashford - Jun quarter (5 21)

See below for more information on children.....

 

File Information:

1811: From census records it appears William Tong was born about 1810 - no record of this has been found
Baptised Nov 11, 1810 at Westwell, Kent

(Age 20)
1831:
Marriage record - William Tonge married Elizabeth Ann Isteed as below

County Kent
Place Charing
Church St Peter & St Paul Tr
Marriage Date 03 Apr 1831
Groom Forename William
Groom Surname Tonge
Bride Forename Elizabeth Ann
Bride Surname Isteed
FileNumber 28291

http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/SearchResults.pl?RecordType=Marriages&RecordID=3456842

1841: Census - Little Hook, Charing Kent, -
William Tong - Head - age 30 - Agricultural Labourer - born of this parish
Elizabeth Tong - Wife - age 30 - born of this County
Edward Tong - Son - age 10 - born of this County
William Tong - Son - age 9 - born of this County
Jane Tong - Daughter - age 7 - born of this County
Alfred Tong - Son - age 2 - born of this County

On the same 1841 Census 2 doors up is a John Tong age 35 and his wife Caroline + children - is this William's brother?

1851: Census - Stories Alley, Charing, Kent
William Tong - Head - age 40 - Agricultural Labourer - Westwell, Kent
Elizabeth Tong - Wife - age 41 - born Charing Kent
Edward Tong - Son - age 19 - Agricultural Labourer - born Charing Kent
William Henry - Son - age 17 - Agricultural Labourer - born Charing Kent
Jane Tong - Daughter - age 16 - born Charing Kent
Alfred Tong - Son - age 12 - born Charing Kent
Frederick Tong - Son - age 9 - born Charing Kent
Mary Ann - Daughter - age 6 - born Charing Kent

On the Same 1851 Census 2 doors down is a Eliza Tickner age 21 (born 1830) living with her brother John Tickner - A Eliza Tickner was to marry Edward Tong (1831) in 1863 - So they new each other as youths.

1861: Census - Chapel Cottages, Charing (Kent)
William Tong - Head - age 50 - Agricultural Labourer - born Westwell, Kent
Elizabeth Tong - Wife - age 54 - born Charing, Kent
Alfred Tong - Son - age 21 - born Charing, Kent
Frederick Tong - Son - age 19 - born Charing, Kent
Stephen Tong - Son - age 13 - born Charing, Kent
James Tong - Son - age 9 - born Charing, Kent

1871: Census - High Street, Charing (Kent) -
William Tong - Head - age 60 - Agricultural Labourer - born Westwell, Kent
Elizabeth Tong - Wife - age 66 - born Charing, Kent
Stephen Tong - Son - age 23 - Bakers Assistant - born Charing, Kent

1881: Census - Pluckley Road, Charing (Kent)
William Tong - Head - Married - age 70 (1811) - Ag Lab - born Westwell, Kent
Elizabeth Ann Tong - Wife - age 75 (1806) - born Charing, Kent

William's wife dies
1885:
Death record - Elizabeth Ann Tong at W. Ashford - Jun quarter (2a 481) age 79

William dies
1899: Death record - William Tong at W. Ashford - Dec quarter (2a 557) age 89


More on Elizabeth Ann Isteed

Elizabeth Ann Isteed was born in 1811 in Charing (Kent) - although I have no record to prove this

1841: Census - Little Hook, Charing Kent, -
William Tong - Head - age 30 - Agricultural Labourer - born of this parish
Elizabeth Tong - Wife - age 30 - born of this County
Edward Tong - Son - age 10 - born of this County
William Tong - Son - age 9 - born of this County
Jane Tong - Daughter - age 7 - born of this County
Alfred Tong - Son - age 2 - born of this County

1851: Census - Stories Alley, Charing, Kent
William Tong - Head - age 40 - Agricultural Labourer - Westwell, Kent
Elizabeth Tong - Wife - age 41 - born Charing Kent
Edward Tong - Son - age 19 - Agricultural Labourer - born Charing Kent
William Henry - Son - age 17 - Agricultural Labourer - born Charing Kent
Jane Tong - Daughter - age 16 - born Charing Kent
Alfred Tong - Son - age 12 - born Charing Kent
Frederick Tong - Son - age 9 - born Charing Kent
Mary Ann - Daughter - age 6 - born Charing Kent

1861: Census - Chapel Cottages, Charing (Kent)
William Tong - Head - age 50 - Agricultural Labourer - born Westwell, Kent
Elizabeth Tong - Wife - age 54 - born Charing, Kent
Alfred Tong - Son - age 21 - born Charing, Kent
Frederick Tong - Son - age 19 - born Charing, Kent
Stephen Tong - Son - age 13 - born Charing, Kent
James Tong - Son - age 9 - born Charing, Kent

1881: Census - Pluckley Road, Charing (Kent)
William Tong - Head - Married - age 70 (1811) - Ag Lab - born Westwell, Kent
Elizabeth Ann Tong - Wife - age 75 (1806) - born Charing, Kent

1885: Death record - Elizabeth Ann Tong at W. Ashford - Jun quarter (2a 481) age 79

 

 

More on Children:

 

04 - Child of William Tong (1811) and Elizabeth Ann Istead  (1811)

George Tong born 1836 - George died in 1836

No record found

 
 
05 - Child of William Tong (1811) and Elizabeth Ann Istead  (1811)

Sarah Ann Tong born 1837 died in 1839

1839: Death record - Sarah Ann Tong at West Asford - Sep quarter (5 14)

 

 

 

 

 
 
   

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