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Thomas Dalton (1838 - 1894)

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Rev Thomas Dalton
Born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 16 Dec 1871 in Paddington, London, Englandmap
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Died in Eton, Berkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 1 Jun 2019 | Created 23 Aug 2017
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Thomas was baptised at Whitehaven, Cumberland on 28 November 1838, with his parents named as Thomas and Mary.[1] His birth was registered at Whitehaven in the fourth quarter of 1838, with his mother’s maiden name given as Buckham.[2]

1841 census: St Bees, Cumberland, age 2. Parents: Thomas, 30, and Mary, 25, both born in Cumberland. Brother George Buckham Dalton, age 0, born Cumberland.[3]

He studied at Caius College, Cambridge.[4]

He was ordained deacon in 1862, priest in 1863. He taught at Eton College, where he became head of mathematics and a house master. He served as chairman of the Eton Local Board of Health and as a member of Buckinghamshire County Council.[4]

Thomas married Charlotte Ann Edmonstone at St James, Paddington, London on 16 December 1871.[5]

1891 census: Eton, Buckinghamshire, age 52, clerk in holy orders. Wife Charlotte A, 44, born Wiltshire, Children, all born in Buckinghamshre: Thomas E, 18; Mary S, 17; Charles R, 15; Arthur C, 13; Hilda M, 11; Kathleen B C, 9; Harold F, 5. 9 servants.[6]

Thomas’s death was registered at Eton, Buckinghamshire in the fourth quarter of 1894.[7]


  1. England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,
  2. England & Wales Births 1837-2006, FindMyPast
  3. 1841 census, FindMyPast
  4. 4.0 4.1 J A Venn. Alumni Cantabrigienses’’, Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954,
  5. England Marriages, 1538–1973,
  6. 1891 census, FindMyPast
  7. England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,
  • Venn, J A. Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954,
  • Information held by Michael Cayley

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