Thomas Kendall was a sign and copper plate engraver.
He was born in 1849, the son of cloth drawer Edward Kendall and his wife Hannah.
He served an apprenticeship as an engraver with Messrs. Brook & Learoyd of Chancery Lane, Huddersfield.
He married Mary Elizabeth Southworth in 1874 and the couple had two children, although one had died by the time of the 1911 Census. They lived at 50 Spring Street, Huddersfield.
From around 1890 onwards his business was situated on the corner of New Street and King Street.
Thomas Kendall died on 4 February 1915, aged 65.