Dalton  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dalton like this:

DALTON, a township in Wigan parish, Lancashire; near the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and the Southport and Wigan railway, 5½ miles WNW of Wigan. Acres, 2, 090. Real property, £3, 747; of which £100 are in mines. Pop., 453. Houses, 82.

Dalton through time

Dalton is now part of West Lancashire district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Lancashire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dalton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dalton in West Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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