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Tong, William (1662–1727), Presbyterian minister and nonconformist tutor

David L. Wykes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27534

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Tong, William (1662–1727), Presbyterian minister and nonconformist tutor, was born on 24 June 1662, the son of William Tong, chapman, of Worsley in the parish of Eccles, Lancashire. His father died when Tong was young. Studying originally for the law, Tong through his mother's influence turned to the ministry, and entered the academy of ...

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