TATTON, a township, in the parish of Rosthern, union of Altrincham, hundred of Bucklow, N. division of the county of Chester, 2 miles (N.) from Knutsford; containing 69 inhabitants. The seat of the Egertons of Tatton is here. Tatton Park is one of the largest parks in England, and contains from six to seven hundred head of deer. The township comprises 1777 acres, of which 200 acres are in wood; the soil is stiff, and the surface level. The Egerton family are owners of the entire township.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.