Dalton

DALTON, a township, in the parish of Topcliffe, union of Thirsk, wapentake of Birdforth, N. riding of York, 4½ miles (S.) from Thirsk; containing 327 inhabitants. The township comprises by computation 1150 acres of fertile land: the York and Newcastle railway passes to the east of the village, which is small and scattered. The tithes have been commuted for £29 payable to the vicar, and £155 to the Dean and Chapter of York.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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