Dalton, Jacob an English Independent minister, was educated at Mile End by Dr. Conder, and was ordained in 1766. He was settled first at the Silver Street Church, London; at Christmas 1769, he removed to Ca(oentry as assistant to Patrick Simpson, and was chosen sole pastor in 1773. He gave way to drinking, and sank into obscurity. In 1772 he published a volume of fifteen Sermons. See Wilson, Dissenting Churches, 3:113.