Author Topic: Mary Bostock Bledfa, John Tong Discoed  (Read 7631 times)

Offline BaileyAnge

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Mary Bostock Bledfa, John Tong Discoed
« on: Friday 03 June 11 13:44 BST (UK) »
I would like to obtain the information from the baptism records of the
following people:

Mary Bostock born in Bledfa between 1783 and 1788 (married John Tong between
1800 and 1816. where ?)

and her son, John Tong who was born in Discoed in 1820 (probably
baptised at St Michael's Church, Discoed).

By 1841, Mary (53) and John (54) Tong (aka Tongue) were living in
Downton, Herefordshire with their younger children, Jane Tongue 13,
Martha Tongue 10, and Charlotte Tongue 7 - all born in Downton.

Their older children are
Mary Tong (born Kington 1817)
John Tong (born Discoed 1820)
Elizabeth Tong (born Shropshire 1825)

Any information would be gratefully received.  :)

With many thanks in advance for your time.

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Re: Mary Bostock Bledfa, John Tong Discoed
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 02 July 11 23:03 BST (UK) »
Dear BaileyAnge

There was a Mary Bostock who married John Tong (by Banns) -
on 16th May 1829, at Cascob, Radnorshire 

(if the above is correct, - it's a possibility that it may be John's second marriage and the older children were from a previous relationship, or of course Mary & John may have married quite a few years after they had their older children...)

There is also a Mary Tong shown as a widow on the 1871 census at Leintwardine - she was born in Bleddfa, Radnorshire.         (Leintwardine is in North Herefordshire near to the Shropshire border)

Looking at BMD -
There is a Mary Tong died June Qtr 1872 (shows as being born about 1786) Age 86 
Registered  Ludlow District, Shropshire.   

Hope the above is of some help - even though I haven't answered all your questions.

Regards Alltcafan  :)
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