Walter Kendall and Catherine Hellyar

Walter Kendall was born at Pelyn, Cornwall, England around 1568 to parents Walter Kendall 1543-1593 and Agnes Beville 1546-1594. (Burke’s Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 18th edition. 3 volumes. London, England: Burke’s Peerage Ltd, 1965-1972).

St Brevitas Lanlivery Cornwall

Walter was married around 1597 (perhaps earlier) in Lanlivery, Cornwall to Catherine Hellyar, the daughter of John Hellyar alias Mayow and Katherine Trevillian.

They had one known child Nicholas Kendall in 1598 in Lanlivery. British Landed Gentry 1965 volume 1, page 503.

Walter was named as the eldest son and heir of his father Walter in his will in 1593.

The Cornwall Online Parish Clerk website also has a page about the Kendall Family of Pelyn, Lanlivery here.

The Kendall family of Pelyn are mentioned in the Historical Survey of the County of Cornwall Vol 2 Part 1 starting on page 176 available here on Googlebooks.

Walter died in July 1644 in Lanlivery and was buried there on 15 July 1644. The burial register states he was of Penlyn.

Kendall Pedigree from Visitation of Cornwall 1620 by Vivian p259