Kendall, George (1882-1961)

Primitive Methodist Leader, 1925
Primitive Methodist Leader, 1925

George Kendall was born in Hoyland in 1882. As he says in this fascinating article, he began work in the ironworks at the age of 13, just outside Sheffield.

He became a Primitive Methodist minister, training at Hartley College, and beginning his ministry in 1906. During the 1st World War he became a Chaplain, serving in France, and was later awarded the OBE.

He died on 22 July 1961.

Circuits

1906  Horncastle
1908  Shieldmuir
1910  Colnbridge
1913  Windsor
1915  Chaplain HM Forces
1921  S Wales Mission
1926  Caledonian Road
1934  Kilburn
1937  West Ham
1942  Brentford etc
1944  Sutton & Kirkby
1948  Caledonian Road
1956  London (Sup)

References

There are several pages about him on this site.
You can follow these links:

George Kendall: WW1 Army Chaplain

Sketch in Christian Messenger, 1921, p289

Communion Chalice used on the Battlefield in WW1

St George’s War Memorial Church, Tonyrefail

Downloads
Transcription of obituary published in the Minutes of Conference.

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