Tong, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

TONG, a chapelry, in the parish of Birstal, union of Bradford, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of the county of York, 6½ miles (W. S. W.) from Leeds; containing 2515 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]


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.

Church records

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Tong exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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FS =
ANC = (£)
TONG CHAPELRY (1550) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1725-1835



JMI None



AC 1550-1910 1550-1910 1550-1935 1550-1935 1550-1976 1550-1976



AO None



For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Tong and comprising the whole ancient parish of Birstal to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Birstal parish page.

To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1677.

Non Conformist Churches

Census records

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire 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

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Web sites

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 372-377.