Dalton

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This is a name from the north of England but the original 18th century settler in Jersey came from Ireland


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Muriel Dalton was born in Hull in 1908 and came to settle in Jersey with her husband Harold Shaw (1905- ) and their son Terry after the Second World War

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Origins of surname

There are a number of places in the north of England called Dalton, which is derived from the old English doel for a valley, and tun for a farm or settlement. So the original Daltons probably lived in a valley.

Early records

The name did not appear in Jersey records until late in the 18th century, and the original settler is believed to have come from Ireland.

Variants

  • Dalton
  • Daulton

Family records

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Births and baptisms



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Great War service


Sons of Thomas James Dalton and Francoise Mary Neel

  • George Dalton (St J) Private, Dorset Regiment
  • John Thomas Dalton (St J), Driver, RFA


  • Arthur Dalton DCM, Sergeant RGA

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