Tatton Winter was born on 2 February 1855 at no. 58 Warrington
Street (next door to the Boston Arms Inn), Ashton-under-Lyne,
Lancashire (Great Britain), a small town near the Lancashire/Yorkshire
border where the local industries were cotton spinning, weaving,
brewing and the manufacture of hats and machinery. Studied
at the Manchester Academy of Fine Art and joined the Manchester
Athenaeum Graphic Club. He also took up teaching, his sketching
classes in the country proving most popular on account of
his genial good nature and helpfulness to his students.
his reputation as an artist is based on his success as a watercolourist,
he was also an oil painter, and carried out some etchings
which were published by the Museum Galleries.