1822 Baines Trade Directory

Tong, in the parish of Birstall, wap. Of Morley, and honour of Pontefract; 7 miles sw of Leeds. Population 1893.

This place is generally called the Lordship of Tong, and is the Tuinc of Domesday. It has been successfully transmitted through the Tongs, the Mirfields, and the Tempests, and is now enjoyed by John Plumbe, esq.

Tong-hall commands a view of the Moravian Establishment, at Fulneck, from which the lordship is divided by a deep and fertile valley.

PLUMBELieut.-ColonelmagistrateTong Hall
HAMMERTONWilliamIncumbent 
CALVERTBenjamintailor 
CRAMPTONJohn and Sonclothiers and scribbling millers 
DEANEdwardcorn miller 
HARGREAVESMatthew and Johnworsted top manufacturers 
ODDYRichardwheelwright 
ODDYJohnblacksmith 
RHODESJ Hrope and twine maker 
RICHARDSONWilliamvict. Greyhound 
SINGLETONJohnshopkeeper 
THACKRAYJohnmachine maker 
TOMLINSONJohnclothier 
WADSWORTHCharlescoal merchant 
WEBSTERRobert boot and shoe maker