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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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- Starkie Rd, Congregational
- St Aidan, Crompton Way, Church of England
- St Augustine of Canterbury, Thicketford Rd, Church of England
- St Chad, Longworth Street, Tonge Fold, Church of England
- St Andrew, Tonge Moor Rd, Methodist
- Tonge Moor Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
- St Columba, Ripley St, Roman Catholic
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In 1835 Tonge with Haulgh was a township in the parish of Bolton.
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