Re: Help! Please! Kendall's from England
You can do some research for English ancestors using IGI records. Remember that only IGI records sourced to parish registers, bishop's transcipts or records of a Chapelry are trustworthy. These are extracted from genuine church records. Some other IGI records are backed only by claims of individuals. These can not be trusted. When looking at the detail of an IGI record, click on the Source Call No. at the bootom to see if the source is a genuine record or a patron contribution.
That said, you can search IGI records on the LDS website at http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=igi/search_IGI.asp&clear_form=truehttp://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=igi/search_IGI.asp&clear_form=true
Giles Kendall married Ann Maria Pearoy on 22 Jan 1797 at St. Mary-De-Lode's, Gloucester, Gloucester, England.
Another way to access the same IGI records is at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.htmhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.htm
Searching England/Gloucester/Twigworth, I find no listing, but searching Englnd/Gloucester/Gloucester/St Mary De Lode, I see two females, possibly sisters of Giles.
Mary Ann Kendall, christened 2 Mar 1788 at St. Mary-De-Loge. Her parents were Giles Kendall and wife Sarah
Martha Kendall, christened 24 Oct 1799 at St. Mary-De-Loge. Martha's parents are listed as Giles Kendall and Joyce.
Looking further, trying all IGI batches for all Gloucester churches, I see
John Kendall, christened 12 May 1805 at Saint Catherine, Gloucester. His parents are Giles Kendall and Ann Maria.
James Kendall, christened 30 Mar 1807 at Saint Catherine, Gloucester. James' parents are also Giles and Ann Maria.
I'll stop here and let you do some of the work. There are more Kendalls in the area, and possibly more of your ancestors.
Another source of information would be British Census records available at Ancestry.com (not free). However, you my be able to access Ancestry.com for free at your local library. You should be able to find Giles and Ann Marie on 19th century census records for Gloucester. These census records may give you more info, like birthplace or county, approximate age, occupation, etc and are well worth looking at.
Another source of information would be microfilms of original church records. These can be rented for a fee from the LDS and viewed at your local LDS Family History Center. LDS has enormous holdings of official records from all over the world and microfilm rental is far less expensive than a trip to Gloucester.