1) (Dalton, co. Lancaster). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, az. crusily a lion ramp. guard. ar. crowned or; 2nd and 3rd, barry of six ar. and az. in chief three lozenges gu.
2) (Bispham, co. Lancaster). Az. crusily or, a lion ramp. guard. ar. a chief barry nebulee of four of the last and sa. Crest—A dragon's head vert betw. two wings or.
3) (Thurnham, originally of Bispham, co. Lancaster, the heiress, Elizabeth Dalton, elder dau. of Robert Dalton, Esq., of Thurnham, m. William Hoghton, Esq., of Park Hall, and had a son, John Hoghton, who assumed the surname and arms of Dalton). Supporters borne by Sir John Dalton, Knt. banneret, 1389. Az. semee of crosses crosslet a lion ramp. guard. ar. Crest—A dragon's head vert betw. two wings or. Supporters—Two lions, as in the arms.
4) (exemplified to Sir James Richard Fitzgerald, 9th bart., of Castle Ishen, co. Cork, Thurnham Hall, co. Lancaster, and Bigods Hall, co. Essex, on his assuming the name of Dalton in addition to and before that of Fitzgerald, by royal licence dated 4 April, 1807). Motto—Shanet a boo. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Fitzgerald: erm. a saltire gu.; 2nd and 3rd, Dalton: az. a lion ramp. guard. within an orle of cross crosslets ar. Crests—1st, Fitzgerald: A boar pass. gu. bristled and armed or; 2nd, Dalton: A dragon's head couped vert betw. two wings or.
5) (Durham). Ar. three lozenges gu. each charged with a saltire of the first.
6) (Grant-Dalton, Shanks House, co. Somerset, exemplified to Dalton Foster Grant, Esq., upon his taking the name of Dalton in addition to and after that of Grant by royal licence 12 May, 1826). Motto—Stabit conscius aequi. Quarterly, 1st and 4th: quarterly, 1st and 4th, az. a lion ramp. betw. nine cross crosslets ar. a canton erm., for Dalton; 2nd and 3rd, gu. a lion pass. guard. ar. imperially crowned ppr. betw. three antique crowns or, for Grant; 2nd and 3rd, ar. on a chev. engr. sa. betw. three buglehorns of the second as many escallops of the first, for Foster. Crests—1st, Dalton: On a mount ppr. a dragon’s head couped vert betw. two wings or, each charged with a cross crosslet sa.; 2nd, Grant : A boar’s head couped ar.
7) (Lancashire). Az. a lion ramp. ar. crowned or.
8) (Kingston-on-Hull, Hawkeswell, Bedale, and Sleningford, co. York; Dugdale’s Visitation, 1666). Arms, same as of Bispham, co. Lancaster. Crest—A dragon’s head vert, betw. two wings displ. or, gorged with a collar nebulee ar.
9) (Myton, co. York). Az. semee of crosses crosslet fitchee or, a lion ramp. ar.
10) (Dalton Haye, co. York and London. James Dalton, one of the Judges in the Sheriff’s Court in London, and double reader in Lincoln's Inn, whose wife was Mary, 27th child of George Rolle, Esq., of Stevenstone, co. Devon. Visit. London, 1568). Az. semee of crosses crosslet a lion ramp. reguard. ar., charged on the breast with a mullet gu. Crest—A dragon’s head vert. betw. two wings or, pellettee.
11) (co. York). Az. a lion ramp. guard. ar. within a bordure engr. or.
12) (co. York). Ar. a cross az. betw. four popinjays vert.
13) (co. York). Gu. a saltire couped ar.
14) (Norroy, King of Arms, 1st Mary I, d. 1561). Motto—God is my Defender. Az. semee-de-lis or, (sometimes, ar.) a lion ramp. reguard. ar. Crest—A dragon’s head vert purfled and winged or.
15) (Sheffield. From the monument of Lady John Murray, formerly Dalton, in Sheffield parish church). Gu. semee of cross crosslets a lion ramp. ar.
16) Sa. three lozenges ar. on each a saltire gu. Crest—A ram’s head, couped ar. attired or.
17) Ar. a cross az. betw. three ringdoves vert, beaked and legged gu.
18) Ar. three bars az. in chief as many lozenges gu.
19) Gu. two bars or, in chief three roses ar.
20) Lozengy ar. and sa.
21) (Croft). Motto—Patientii victrix. Az. crusily and a lion ramp. ar. (formerly the family bore also a chief nebulee ar. and sa. but this has long been disused). Crest—A wivern’s head couped vert, gorged with a collar nebulee or, betw. two wings displ. also vert, inside of the wings gold.