Census 1881:

 

The 1881 census returns for Tong can be found on piece RG11 4431 containing Enumeration Districts 7- 12.

The districts have all been transcribed and added to the database. The table below gives a description of each Enumeration District and the status of each.

 

Piece ED Description Enumerator Folios Entries Status Link
RG11/4430 7 "Part of the Township of Tong comprising all the houses on both sides of the Road leading from Tong Beck to Tong Lane End, including Tong Hall and John Dracup's house, then along the Wakefield road from Benton Beck to Holme Lane End, including Station House, Tong Moor: and ending on the South side of the wakefield road at the Parsonage and on the north side at Joseph Midgeley's House." William Radcliffe 111-133 920 transcribed
RG11/4431 8 "Part of the Township of Tong comprising all the houses on the South side of the Wakefield Road from George Hopkinson's House Holme Lane Top to Waterhouse's Joiners Shop then to the North side commencing at J Atkinsons to Holme Lane Top, then all the houses on eacxh side of Holme Lane including Rycroft, Rakes House, Rakes Farm, Gib Stubbings, Calverley Clough and Scholebrook." Edwin Oddy 1-23 933 transcribed
RG11/4431 9

"Part of the Township of Tong comprising all the houses on the South side of Wakefield Road from Heaton Smith's house, Shetcliffe Gate House onward to Joseph Shaw house and all their including the South side of Railway Street and on the North side of Wakefield Road commencing at John Fould's House continuing to Mr Mitcham's house."

Note: John Parker couldn't spell for toffee so watch out for unusual name spellings.

John Parker 24-40 601 transcribed
RG11/4431 10

"Part of the Township of Tong comprising all the houses on the South side of Wakefield Road from Gaythorne Platt's to Rookes Lane End at Mrs Martha Taylor's and the North side of Railway Street and all the houses on the North side of Wakefield Road from John Wood's shop to John R Barker's house."

"The use of Tong Street for Wakefield Road would be more easier understood."

John R Barker 41-67 1103 transcribed
RG11/4431 11 "Part of the Township of Tong comprising all the houses on the North side of Wakefield Road from William Swires House to and including Station house then down Knowles Lane to Isaac Pearson's, James Rhodes, Ephraim Hillas, Isaac Haley's including all Holme, up Holme Bank to Tyersall Mill continuing up Tyersal Lane to Cutler Heights then up Cutler Heights Lane to Moorfield Inn, James Sharp's." Francis Butterfield 68-90 950 transcribed
RG11/4431 12 "Part of the Township of Tong comprising all the houses on the North and South sides of Cutler Heights Lane from Moorfield Inn leading to Dudley Hill to the last house in Sheard Row." Samuel Holmes 91-116 1084 transcribed