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Caption for Tong, Bell Inn 1902: Tong gets its name from an old Anglo-Saxon word for fork: here it comes from the shape of two streams coming together to form one. Tong's church, St Bartholomew's, is particularly beautiful, and is known as the Westminster of the Midlands. It has a superb fan-vaulted ceiling.

Memories of Tong

My name is Irene Harriett Potts (nee Bryon), I was born 18-1-1921 at my granny's house in Bishops Wood (her name was Harriet Robinson). Our home was number 23 Offoxy Road, Tong, I lived there with my parents Louie and William Bryon, two sisters Eileen and Hilda and my brother William.   In 1924 after my (...Read full memory)

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