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Thomas Dalton (abt. 1805 - 1889)

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Rev Thomas Dalton
Born about in Crosby-on-Eden, Cumberland, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 28 Nov 1837 in Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Whitehaven, England, Cumberlandmap
Profile last modified 4 Jun 2019 | Created 23 Aug 2017
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Thomas was baptised at Crosby-on-Eden, Cumberland on 22 September 1805, son of Thomas Dalton and Margaret Holliday.[1]

Thomas was ordained deacon in 1832 and priest the following year.

His marriage to Mary Buckham was registered at Whitehaven, Cumberland in the fourth quarter of 1837.[2]

In 1839 he enrolled at St John's College, Cambridge as a "ten-year man". He was awarded a Bachelor of Divinity degree in 1850.

1833-1849: curate of Christ Church, Whitehaven, Cumberland.

1840-1889: vicar of Holy Trinity, Whitehaven, Cumberland.

1862-1889: canon of Carlisle Cathedral.

Census data:

  • 1851: Whitehaven, Cumberland, age 45, born Crosby, Cumberland, incumbent of Holy Trinity Church. Wife Mary, 36, born Whitehaven. Children, all born at Whitehaven: Thomas, 12; George, 10; Joseph B, 8; John, 6; Henry, 5; Charles B, 3 months. Three servants.[3]
  • 1871: Whitehaven, Cumberland, age 65, born Cumberland, vicar of Holy Trinity. Wife Mary, 56, born Cumberland. Children, all born in Cumberland: Edward S, 18; Arthur O, 13.[4]
  • 1881: Whitehaven, Cumberland, age 75, vicar of Holy Trinity. Wife Lucy, 47, born Bromley, Middlesex.[5]

His death was registered at Whitehaven, Cumberland in he first quarter of 1889.[6]


  1. England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,
  2. England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005, FindMyPast
  3. 1851 census, FindMyPast and accompanying image. There are mistakes in the FindMyPast transcript as accessed on 2 June 2019.
  4. 1871 census, FindMyPast
  5. 1881 census, FindMyPast
  6. England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,
  • Venn, J. A. Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954,
  • Parish records
  • Census records

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