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Tatenhill Early Origins



The surname Tatenhill was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Tattenhall. Recorded first as Tatenale in the Domesday Book of 1086, the place name literally means "nook of land of a man called Tata," from the Old English personal name + "halh." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Today, Tattenhall is a village and civil parish, 8 miles south-east of Chester. Tatton Hall is a country house in Tatton Park near Knutsford, Cheshire. Tettenhall is a village in within the city of Wolverhampton, now in the West Midlands and was the site of The Battle of Tettenhall where forces of Mercia and Wessex met an army of Northumbrian Vikings on 5 August 910.


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Tatenhill Spelling Variations


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Tatenhill Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Tatenhill has been spelled many different ways, including Tattenhall, Tatnall, Tatnell and others.

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Tatenhill Early History


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Tatenhill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tatenhill research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1180 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Tatenhill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tatenhill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tatenhill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tatenhill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tatenhill In Ireland


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Tatenhill In Ireland



Some of the Tatenhill family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Tatenhills to arrive in North America: Thomas Tattnell settled in Maryland in 1684.

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