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Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

The village of Dalton is a small settlement about 10 miles southeast of Dumfries and 4 miles south of Lockerbie. The village has an 18th-century church, one of its past ministers being The Rev. John W. Morris MA, who is buried near the southern boundary of the church. Several families have lived here for more than 150 years, including the: Byers, Bells (Almagill), Shuttleworths (Almagill), Carruthers (Dormont), Murrays (Murraythwaite), and Steels (Kirkwood).
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNY1174
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dalton.-- par. and vil., Dumfries-shire, on D. Burn, 6 miles SE. of Lockerbie, 6886 ac., pop. 579; P.O.

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