Frederick KENDRICK (1834–1869)
St Giles section: Row 25, Grave F36
IN MEMORY OF
WHO DIED DEC. 7, 1869
AGED 35 YEARS*
MUCH RESPECTED BY ALL
WHO KNEW HIM
* Frederick was 35 when he died, and his age is recorded correctly in both the death register of the Radcliffe Infirmary and the burial register of St Giles's Church. At first glance the age on the headstone looks like 38, but closer inspection reveals it is 35
Frederick Kendrick was born at Isleworth, Middlesex on 3 November 1834 and baptised at All Saints Church there there on 30 November. He was the son of George Kendrick and his wife Mary Ann (possibly the George Kendrick and Mary Ann Allen who were married in Middlesex on 25 October 1825).
At the time of the 1841 census Frederick (6, but recorded as 7) was living at Derby's Cottages, Isleworth with his parents and his three sisters Ellen (12), Eliza (4) and Charlotte (seven weeks). His father worked as a servant.
By the 1851 census Frederick (16, but recorded as 15) was himself a servant in the home of the magistrate William Selton at 110 Windmill Street, Gravesend.
By the time of the 1861 census Frederick (26, but recorded as 27) had moved to Oxford and was footman to the physician Robert Jackson at 32 Holywell Street.
By 1869 Frederick was working as a college servant.
Frederick's home was in Little Clarendon Street in St Giles's parish when he died in hospital in 1869:
† Frederick Kendrick died at the Radcliffe Infirmary at the age of 35 on 7 December 1869 and was buried at St Sepulchre’s Cemetery on 12 December (burial recorded in the parish register of St Giles's Church).
The cause of his death was given as “cancer of rectum, obstruction, colostomy 2 mos., secondary deposits, liver … & lumber glands, disease of kidneys, plugging of iliac veins”.
His effects came to under £100, and his executors were William Samuel Wyatt (college servant of 41 Paradise Square) and James Neill (a railway porter of 11 Hampden Street, Somers Town, Middlesex).