The 'Tong' Family

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

 

 

Edward Tong
1831- 1914
 
Some of the information below was provided by
Richard Atkins
Great Grandson of Olive Ann Tong (1867)
Originating from the research of Lorraine Thistleton
 

Husband:

Edward Tong  

Born:

1831 Charing, Kent
Died: 1914 Faversham - Sep quarter (2a 1010) age 84
Buried:    
Parents William Tong (1810)
&
Elizabeth Ann Isteed

 

 

Wife: 1

Eliza Dennett, formerly Tickner  

Born:

Abt 1830  
Died: 1877 Bridge, Kent - Mar quarter (2a 417) & (2a 447) age 41
Buried:    
Parents Henry Tickner
&
unknown
 

 

Married:

December 25, 1863 West Ashford - Dec quarter (2a 970)

1863: Marriage record - Edward Tong married Eliza Dennett at St Peter & St Paul Tr, Charing, Kent - FileNumber 28291

 

Children:

Name:

Date of birth:
Birth Place:
John Henry Tong December 10, 1864 Charing, West Ashford, Cale Hill, Kent.
W Ashford - Dec quarter (2a 562)
Olive Ann Tong June 22, 1867 Lenham - Hollingbourn - Sep quarter (2a 577)
James Tickner Tong 1870 Lenham - Hollingbourn - Mar quarter (2a 668)
Eliza Tong 1872 Westwell - West Ashford - Mar quarter (2a 684)


Wife: 2

Maria Croucher  

Born:

Abt 1830  
Died: 1896 Faversham - Dec quarter (2a 536) age 66
Buried:    
Parents unknown
&
unknown
 

 

Married:

1877 Ashford, Kent - Jun quarter (2a 1079)

 

File Information:

1831: Birth of Edward Tong son of William Tong and Elizabeth Ann Isteed

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 - Staine 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

1863: December 25, - Marriage in the parish of Charing, Kent
Edward Tong, - Full age - Bachelor - Labour of Charing - Made his mark
Eliza Dennett, - Full age - Widow - Charing, Kent - Made her mark
Fathers: William Tong, Labourer and Henry Tickner, Labourer
Witnesses: James Dennett and Elizabeth Dennett - both made their mark.
Entry 205 - - information from file certificate

1864: Dec 10 - Birth record - John Henry Tong - Cale Hill, Charing, W Ashford - Dec quarter (2a 562)

1871: Census - Hook, Charing, Kent
Edward Tong - Head - Married - age 39 -
Agricultural Labour born at Charing Kent.
Eliza Tong - Wife - age 41 - born Charing, Kent
Kesia Dennett - Wife's daughter - age 15 - born Charing, Kent
John H Tong - Son - age 6 - Scholar - born Charing, Kent
Olive A Tong - Daughter - age 3 - born Lenham, Kent
James Tong - Son - age 1 - born Lenham, Kent

1872: Birth record - Eliza Tong at Westwell - West Ashford - Mar quarter (2a 684)

Edwards first wife dies
1877:
Death Record - Eliza Tong - Bridge, Kent - Mar quarter (2a 417) (2a 447) age 41

1877: Marriage of Edward Tong to Maria Croucher at Ashford, Kent - Jun quarter (2a 1079)

1881: Census, April 3 - at Homestall Lane Cottages, Faversham, Kent
Edward Tong - Head, age 50 - Farm Labour - born Charing, Kent
Maria Tong - Wife, age 50 - born Plymouth, Hampshire, England
Olife Tong - Daur - age 14 - Scholar - born Lenham, Kent, England
James Tong - Son - age 12 - Scholar - born Lenham, Kent, England
Eliza Tong - daur - age 10 - Scholar - born Westwell, Kent, England

Edward's 2nd wife dies
1896:
Death Record - Maria Tong - Faversham - Dec quarter (2a 536) age 66

Edward was living with his step daughter formally Kesia Dennett
1901:
Census - South Street, Boughton Under Blean Kent
Kesiah Shilling - Head - Married - age 45 (1856) - Fruit Plantation Worker - born Charing, Kent
Edward Tong - Boarder - Widower - age 70 (1831) - Labourer Agricultural - born Charing, Kent

1911: Census - Oak Cottages Boughton Faversham Kent
Edward Tong - Head - Widower - age 80 1831 - Farm Labourer Kent - Charing Ashford

1914: Death record - Edward Tong - Faversham - Sep quarter (2a 1010) age 84


More on Eliza Dennett formally Tickner

Eliza Tinkner
1830:
Birth record - no record found
In census records Eliza claims she was born about 1830 at Charing, Kent

1841: Census, June 6 at Barnash (or Burnash) Houses, Charing, Kent
Henry Tickner - age 65 - Ag Labourer
Mary Tickner - age 55
Henry Tickner - age 20
Ann Tickner - age 20
Allard Tickner - age 15
James Tickner - age 15
Eliza Tickner - age 11
Olive Tickner - age 5months

Eliza's father died
1848: Death record - Henry Tickner at West Ashford - Dec quarter (5 19)

1851: Census - Staines Alley - Charing, Kent
John Tickner - Head - single - age 48 - Ag Labourer - unknown
Ann Tickner - Sister - Married - age 33 - unknown
Henry James - Nephew - age 2 - Charing Kent
Eliza Tickner - Sister - single - age 21 - Charing Kent
Two doors up is William Tong who Eliza would eventualy marry in 1863 after John Dennett died

Meanwhile Eliza's mother and brother James where here
1851:
Census - Wingham Court Wingham
Mary Tickner - Head - Widow - age 65 - Pauper (Widow of Ag Lab) - Wingham Kent
James Tickner - son - Married - age 27 - Bricklayers Lab - Wingham Kent
Sarah Tickner - Sons wife - age 30 - Ashford Kent
Mary Tickner - Gdau - age 4 - Sunday Scholar - Wingham Kent
Ellen Tickner - Gdau - age 2 Wingham Kent

Eliza has an illegitimate daughter
1852: Birth record - Mary Elizabeth Tickner at West Ashford - Dec quarter (2a 447)

1855: Marriage record - Eliza Tickner married John Dennett at West Ashford - Jun quarter (2a 699)

Eliza and John have a child
1855: Birth record Kesia Dennett born at West Ashford - Sep quarter (2a 438)

We see from the next record that Eliza is now a widow although no record found of John's death. Also she had given birth to a daughter (Mary Elizabeth) before she married John wich is now recorded above in timeline 1852.

1861: Census - Sundays House? Charing, Kent
Eliza Dennett - Head - Widow - age 31 - Washer Women - Charing Kent
Mary E Dennett - Dau - age 8 - Scholar - Charing Kent
Kesia Dennett - Dau - age 5 - Scholar - Charing Kent

Eliza re-marries
1863: Marriage record Eliza Dennett formally Tinker married Edward Tong at Charing, Kent - West Ashford - Dec quarter (2a 970)

1863: December 25, - Marriage in the parish of Charing, Kent
Edward Tong, - Full age - Bachelor - Labour of Charing - Made his mark
Eliza Dennett, - Full age - Widow - Charing, Kent - Made her mark
Fathers: William Tong, Labourer and Henry Tickner, Labourer
Witnesses: James Dennett and Elizabeth Dennett - both made their mark.
Entry 205 - - information from file certificate

1871: Census - Hook, Charing, Kent
Edward Tong - Head - Married - age 39 - Agricultural Labour born at Charing Kent.
Eliza Tong - Wife - age 41 - Agricultural Labour Wife - born Charing, Kent
Kesia Dennett - Wife's daughter - age 15 - born Charing, Kent - child from 1st marriage
John H Tong - Son - age 6 - Scholar - born Charing, Kent
Olive A Tong - Daughter - age 3 - born Lenham, Kent
James Tong - Son - age 1 - born Lenham, Kent

1877: Death record - Eliza Tong at Bridge, Kent - Mar quarter (2a 417) & (2a 447) age 41

More on Maria Croucher nee Northmore

My thanks to Andrew Tong for his help concerning information on Maria Croucher nee Northmore and her first husband George

Maria Northmore was born in 1830 and baptised on May 19th 1820 at St Andrews church Plymouth.
The parents of Maria (born 1830) were William Northmore and Maria Henley (nee )McDonald and they were living at Castle Street, St Andrew's Plymouth.
William was baptised 23 October 1782 at St. Andrew's Church. Plymouth. He was a Sailmaker. He married Maria on 5th July 1812 at Stoke Damerel. William appears in the 1851 Census of Plymouth St. Andrew in the workhouse as a widower. Their children were-
Elizabeth Williams Northmore baptised 14 June 1814
William Northmore baptised 6 March 1816, buried 25 August 1818 aged 2 years and 5 months
Charlotte Northmore baptised 13 April 1821
John Northmore born 29 April 1823
George Northmore born 2 March 1825
Maria Northmore baptised 19 May 1830

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/INDIA/2011-02/1297855542

1849: Mar 13 - Maria Northmore married George Croucher at St Andrews Plymouth - Mar quarter (9 433)

George Croucher was born about 1822 at Crundale East Ashford, Kent
George was a Corporal in the 28th North Gloucestershire Regiment of Foot, based at The Citadel, Plymouth
(Source: Plymouth & West Devon Records Office; Devon Marriages)

George's duties took him to Salford, Maria went with him but had to have lodgings outside of the barracks
1851:
Census - 3 Bank Street, Salford, Manchester
Robert Butterworth - Head - age 44 - Cordwainer - Liverpool, Lancashire
Elizabeth Butterworth - Wife - age 43 - Shoe Binder - Liverpool, Lancashire
James Butterworth - Son - age 19 - Cordwainer - Manchester, Lancashire
Elizabeth Butterworth - Dau - age 15 - Shoe Binder - Salford, Lancashire
Harriet Butterworth - Dau - age 6 - Salford, Lancashire
Jonathan Coverley - Lodger - single - age 49 - Painter Salford, Lancashire
Abraham Ainsworth - Lodger - Widower - age 43 - Cordwainer Bolton, Lancashire
Maria Croucher - Lodger - Married - age 21 - Stay Maker - Plymouth, Devon
Caroline Watts - Lodger - Married - age 30 - Card Room At Factory - Stockport, Cheshire

1851: Census - Regent Road Barracks, Salford, Manchester, Lancs
George Crouncher - Soldier - Married - age 29 - Sergeant in 28th Foot Regiment - Ashford Kent

1959: George were stationed in Malta where Maria who went with him gave birth to a son, Edward.

1861: Census - Bapchild Street, Milton Kent
George Croucher - Head - age 39 - Police Constable & Chelsea Pensioner - Crundale, Kent
Maria Croucher - Wife - age 30 - Plymouth, Devon
Edward Croucher - Son - age 2 - Malta, British Subject

1871: Census - Forge Hill, Bethersden West Ashford, Kent
George Croucher - Head - age 49 - Police Constable (Chelsea Pensioner) - Crundale, Kent
Maria Croucher - Wife - age 41 - Plymouth Devon
Edward Croucher - Son - age 12 (1859) - Scholar - Malta

1876: Death record - George Croucher at West Ashford - Sep quarter (2a 391) age 55

1877: Marriage of Maria Croucher married Edward Tong at Ashford, Kent - Jun quarter (2a 1079)

1881: Census, April 3 - at Homestall Lane Cottages, Faversham, Kent
Edward Tong - Head, age 50 (1831) - Farm Labour - born Charing, Kent
Maria Tong - Wife, age 50 (1831) - born Plymouth, Hampshire, England
Olife Tong - Daur - age 14 - Scholar - born Lenham, Kent, England
James Tong - Son - age 12 - Scholar - born Lenham, Kent, England
Eliza Tong - daur - age 10 - Scholar - born Westwell, Kent, England

Meanwhile in the 1881 census Maria's son (Edward) was an Apprentice Bricklayer to Herbert Lee a 44 year old Farmer and bricklayer at Forge Hill Farm Betherden West Ashford. Edward was lodging with the family.

In 1891 Edward now age 32, single and a Bricklayer was still in Betherden lodging with Thomas Hopper a 66 year old Widower Farmer and his daughter Annie. Edward and Annie (Annie Maria) married in the Dec quarter of 1892 and in 1901 was living 12 Hillbank Place Ashford with their children: George 7, Edward 6, Annie 5, Flora 3 and Lilian 2. Together with Annie's father Thomas a 76 retired Widower Farmer.

1896: Death Record - Maria Tong - Faversham - Dec quarter (2a 536) age 66

 

More on Children

01 - Child of Edward Tong (1831) and Eliza Dennett formerly Tickner   (18301)

John Henry Tong born (1864) - See Menu

 

 

02 - Child of Edward Tong (1831) and Eliza Dennett formerly Tickner   (18301)

Olive Ann Tong born (1867) - See Menu

 

 

03 - Child of Edward Tong (1831) and Eliza Dennett formerly Tickner   (18301)

James Tinkner Tong - born 1870 - See Menu

 

 

04 - Child of Edward Tong (1831) and Eliza Dennett formerly Tickner   (18301)

Eliza Tong - born 1872 - See Menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

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