1738 - 1795

John Kendall was baptised at Horringer, near Bury St Edmund’s, Suffolk 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], Bury St Edmund's and listed in 'Bailey’s' Directory of 1784. Known prints drawn and engraved by Kendall include ‘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. John Kendall 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 he also engraved.

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