John Kendall and Jane Holland

John Kendall was born at Treworgy, Cornwall, England around 1440, the son of Richard Kendall and Jane Penpons.

St Brevitas Lanlivery Cornwall

He married Jane Holland, the daughter of Sir Robert Holland and Margaret his wife around 1470 in Lanlivery.

John and Jane Kendall had three children –

  1. Edward born 1475
  2. Walter b 1475 d 1547 married Jane Rous, 4 children.
  3. William


An extensive family tree for the Kendall family appears on and The Peerage.

These are the ancestors of John Kendall according to the Stirnet pages –

Richard Kendall of Dulo Treworgy was an MP, and is mentioned with his wife Jane in the Feet of Fines 1457. He was mentioned as a bailiff in 1447 (Cornwall Archives).

Stephen Kendall mentioned below was MP and Mayor of Lostwithiel in 1417.