KENDALL , John

1738 - 1795

Baptised at Horringer, near Bury St Edmund’s on 3 April 1738, son of Robert Kendall and his wife Hannah née Sargeant. As a 27 year old bachelor, yeoman of Bury St Edmund’s, on 22 January 1766 he obtained a licence to marry 20 year old spinster Sarah Secker of Brandon, daughter of Thomas Secker of Lydgate, Suffolk. In 1774 a bookseller in Cook Row [now Abbeygate Street] and listed in 'Bailey’s' Directory 1784. Prints drawn and engraved by Kendall are ‘Angel Hill in St Edmund’s Bury’ inscribed ‘Published as the Act directs Decr. 1st 1774’ and another ‘View of the Saxon Tower, St James’s Church’ inscribed ‘Published March 2, 1789 by J. Kendall, Cook Row, Bury. He was buried at St Mary’s church, Bury St Edmund’s on 24 May 1795, aged 57. St Edmundsbury Museums have an oil on canvas entitled 'Encampment at Fornham' dated 1778 - 21.5cm x 61.5cm which was also engraved.




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