Tonge with Haulgh

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TONGE, a township, a chapelry, and a sub-district, in Bolton parish and district, Lancashire. The township lies 1¼ mile NE of Bolton r. station. Post town, Bolton. Acres, with Haulgh, 1,030. Real property, with Haulgh, 11,421; of which 800 are in mines and 375 in railways. Pop. of T. alone, 1,521. Houses, 287. The property is divided among a few. Cotton manufacture is carried on. Two kistvaens, an earthen urn, and some ancient armour were found in a barrow in 1821. The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Pop., 2,884. Houses, 524. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, 187. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is modern. Charities, 37. The sub-district contains four townships. Acres, 3,100. Pop., 7,156. Houses, 1,426.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

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Church History

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Tonge with Haulgh was a township in the parish of Bolton.

History

A description of Tonge with Haulgh in the 19th century.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Tonge with Haulgh was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.

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