English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Parish in the County of Westmorland


The township of Dalton was originally in Lancashire (La 190), but in the ecclesiastical parish of Burton (cf. Cockers iii, 1009 note).

Major Settlements