Tong is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Parish church: St. Bartholomew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1630
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Tong

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TONG, a parish, with a village, in Shiffnal district, Salop; 3 miles E of Shiffnal r. station. It has a post-office under Shiffnal. Acres, 3,464. Real property, £6,680. Pop., 532. Houses, 110. The manor, with T. Castle, belonged formerly to the Durants, and belongs now to the Earl of Bradford. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £83. Patron, the Earl of Bradford. The church was rebuilt in 1410, and then made collegiate. There are endowed schools with £50 a year, alms houses with £24, and other charities £100.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Registers

Tong Parish Registers 1629-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. IV (1903)
Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society
General editor; 1900-1906, W.P.W. Phillimore; 1907- W.G.D. Fletcher
Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society

Parish Records

Search Results for FamilySearch Catalog

England, Shropshire, Tong – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions of the Collegiate Church of St. Mary & St. Bartholomew, Tong, Shropshire, 1754-1990
Author: Cleaves, Sue

England, Shropshire, Tong – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Tong, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Shropshire, Tong – Church history ( 1 )
The history of Tong Church, College, and Castle
Author: Boden, G. H.

England, Shropshire, Tong – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Tong, 1674-1848
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Tong (Shropshire)

Parish registers for Tong, 1620-1920
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Tong (Shropshire)

Shropshire parish registers of the parishes of Fitz, Frodesley, Uppington, Tong and Addersley
Author: Church of England. Diocese of Lichfield; Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Church of England. Parish Church of Fitz (Shropshire); Church of England. Parish Church of Frodesley (Shropshire); Church of England. Parish Church of Uppington (Shropshire)

England, Shropshire, Tong – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Tong, Shrops., Eng

England, Shropshire, Tong – History ( 3 )
Discovering Tong : its history, myths & curiosities
Author: Jeffery, Robert

The history of Tong Church, College, and Castle
Author: Boden, G. H.

A history of Tong, Shropshire : its church, manor, parish, college, early owners and clergy : with notes on Boscobel
Author: Griffiths, George

England, Shropshire, Tong – Nobility – Genealogy ( 1 )
Discovering Tong : its history, myths & curiosities
Author: Jeffery, Robert

England, Shropshire, Tong – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish chest records, 1630-1892
Author: Tong (Shropshire)

England, Shropshire, Tong – Schools ( 1 )
School log books, 1872-1938
Author: Tong National Parochial School (Shropshire)

England, Shropshire, Tong – Taxation ( 1 )
Parish chest records, 1630-1892
Author: Tong (Shropshire)

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A History of Tong, Shropshire: Its Church, Manor, Parish, College, Early Owners, and Clergy (1894) is available online at Internet Archive

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Administration

  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Shifnal
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Shifnal
  • Poor Law Union: Shifnal
  • Hundred: Brimstree
  • Province: Canterbury

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