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Dalton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Dalton, a village and a township in Newburn parish, Northumberland, on the river Pont, 10 miles NW of Newcastle-on-Tyne, with a post and money order office under Newcastle-on-Tyne; telegraph office, Stamfordham. Acreage, 1057; population, 79. There is a chapel of ease (Holy Trinity) with a resident curate.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishNewburn 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Dalton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


Online maps of Dalton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers related to Northumberland online:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE18
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne