Census 1891:

 

The 1891 census returns for Tong can be found on pieces RG12 3611 and 3612 containing Enumeration Districts 6 - 12. Total entries: 6895

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

 

Piece ED Description Enumerator Folios Entries Status Link
RG12/3611 6 "Comprising all the houses on both sides of Tong Lane from Tong Beck Bottom to Shawfield Farm including George Petty's farm, Tong Corn Mill Farm, Keepers House, John Owthwaite's farm, Tong Hall, James Rhodes farm, Holm Shay, Rycroft, George Horner's Farm, Levi Haley's farm, Scholebrook, Calverley Clough and Gibstubbing. Also all the houses on both sides of westgate hill Street from Benton Beck commencing at Robert Walsh's near the Kings Arms and finishing at Levi Watsons at Birkenshaw Road and including Cross Lane, Station house, Thomas Dean on Tong Moor and William Healey's" William Healey 92-109 875 transcribed
RG12/3611 7 "Comprising all the houses on the North East side of Tong Street to Holme Lane Top commencing at Tom Crowther's and finishing at johanna Hopkins, including Making Street, * Street, Cemetery Lodge and Vicarage. Also all the houses South West of Tong Street situate between the said street and the Great Northern Railway commencing at John Dawson's opposite Holme Lane Top and finishing at Clifford Hillas and William Milner's house in Dawson Lane including the two gatehouses on Shetcliffe Lane." Charles Tomlinson Knowlson 110-127 912 transcribed
RG12/3612 8 "Comprising all the houses South West of Tong Street situate between Tong Street and the North Bierley boundary line commencing at and including all the houses on both sides of Railway Street, Speights Palce, Dawson Street, Imperial Place, Bright Street, Cross Bright Street, Prince Street, Knowles Street, Law Street and Rooks Lane to the Bowling Company's tramway including Miss Taylor's" John Riley Barker 1-27 1292 transcribed
RG12/3612 9 "Comprising all the houses on East side of Tong Street and situated between Tong Street anf the Bowling Company's tramway commencing at Becketts arms and finishing at Charles Rhodes. * Fold including all the houses both sides of Knowles Lane, Proctor Street, Herman Street, Louis Street, Parratt Strret, and the two houses at Upper Bedlam occupied by Isaac Pearson and George Parker." Tom Shaw 28-49 1058 transcribed
RG12/3612 10 "Comprising all the houses situate on the East side of Tong Street and lying between Tong Street and the Bowling Company's tramway, commencing at Vulcan Street and finishing at James Dennison's Holme Lane including all the houses on both sides of Vulcan Street, frederick Street, William Street, Horsman Street, Butler Street, Cordingley Street, Oddy Street, John Street, Joseph Street and Holme Lane." John Turner 50-70 1081 transcribed
RG12/3612 11 "Comprising all the houses on both sides of Cutler Heights Lane situate between the township's boundary and the Great Northern Railway commencing at Richard Hodgson's at Thread Row and finishing at George Henry Holdsworth's no. 129 on Cutler Heights Lane, including all the houses on both sides of School Street, Board Street, Railway Road, Prospect Street, Bridge Road, Shay Street, Vine Street, Fern Street, crystal Terrace, Union Street, and Bolton Place." Francis Butterfield 71-88 905 transcribed
RG12/3612 12 "Comprising all the houses on both sides of Cutler Heights Lane situate between the township boundary and the Great Northern Railway, commencing at no. 131 on Cutler Heights Lane and finishing at Isaac Haley's and John Hudson Kelly's on Holme Green including Holder Firth's and all the houses in Tyersall Lane (South of the railway bridge) Tyersall Mill, Tyersall Gate, Holme Bank Top, Holme and Holme Green." Henry Hilley 89-105 772 transcribed