Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
TONGE, or TONG, is a parish, one mile and a half E.N. from Sittingbourne. The population in 1851 was 242. The church is dedicated to St. Giles. The living is a vicarage ; the Rev. A. Baldwin, M.A., is the incumbent. Moorstone is half a mile north; Bucks half a mile S.E.
Letters received through Sittingbourne, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.
Baldwin Rev. Alfred, M.A., Vicar
Denne, Mr. Thomas
Lake, Miss H.
Benstead, Thomas, farmer, Tonge Corner
Blaxland, Henry, farmer
Ely, George, farmer
Lake, Robert, farmer, Chick Court
Sidders, John H. and Alfred, millers, Tonge Mills