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Started by: admin (472) Report abuse
Has anyone come across this address? Where was it?
see below record.
Burial: 3 Apr 1789 All Saints, Wigan, Lancs.
Ann Whittle, Widow -
Age: 95
Abode: Tinsley Bangs
Cause of Death: Decay
Register: Burials 1779 - 1809, Page 132, Entry 9
Source: LDS Film 1885700

Posted by: mygriffiths (1120) Report abuse
Could be Tyldesley Bongs(Banks)

Posted by: admin (472) Report abuse
Was this a district? But it seems strange if it is, that she was buried at All Saints?

Posted by: mygriffiths (1120) Report abuse
Here is another example.

Burial: 7 Mar 1852 St Thomas, Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England
Jane Heaton - Wife of Peter Heaton
Died: 2 Mar 1852
Age: 68
Abode: Tyldsley Bangs
Cause of Death: Natural Decay
Buried by: Edward Pigot Vicar
Register: Burials 1842 - 1861, Page 151, Entry 1206
Source: LDS Film 1885662

Locally Tyldesley is known as “Bongs”; believed to derive from the old Lancashire dialect meaning 'hill' or 'bank'. This name gives us an idea of the topography of the surrounding area.

Posted by: admin (472) Report abuse
I suppose that it is feasible as people then just wrote down what they thought the other person speaking to them had said.


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