Dalton


Dalton households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Dalton Very numerous: all provinces. Ir. Daltún. Anglo-Normans, settled in Meath 13 cent. Early spelling was D'Alton and even Ir. de Dalatún. Became hibernicised and later settled in Clare. SI, IF & SGG.
Daltún Dalton: líonmhar tríd an dtír. A-Normannaigh a shocraigh san Iar-Mhí tar éis an Ionraidh. D'éiríodar Gaelach agus chaill a gcuid tailte i dtubaistí Chromail agus Rí Liam. D'Alton a dteideal ceart, ón mbaile sin i Sasana. IF.

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