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From: Jackie Jones <>
Subject: Re: [THE POTTERIES] Chell Workhouse
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 17:59:51 +0100
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Hi John,

When and where was he born and did he marry?


On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 5:29 PM, John Kendall

> Hi
> I am looking for details of James Kendall who died in the Chell workhouse
> in 12th Apr 1864. Family tradition had it that he had died in Burslem and
> it has taken a while to track him down.
> He was one of 3 brothers who joined the army (63rd regt) in the 1820s and
> served in Australia and India. He was the only one to return alive,
> although he was such a bad boy that he forfeited his pension (go to
> www.kendall-family.org<http://www.kendall-family.org>; and read a tale of 3
> brothers.). He was invalided out of the army in 1852 and stated that he was
> going to Liverpool as a blacksmith. His death cert also states that he was
> a blacksmith.
> Two questions:
> Anyone come across him in the Burslem area working as a black smith?
> Does anyone have any access to Chell workhouse records which might include
> more details?
> Many thanks
> John
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