These vicars must have christened at least six
generations of the family (and many other members of the family)
at Budbrooke. Many were also married and buried at Budbrooke.
The Rev. John Kendall, vicar of Budbrooke from 1802 to 1845, spoke
up for Thomas Masters who had been sentenced to hang for theft at
Grove Park in 1816 (see Thomas the burglar).
His proposed execution was overturned on appeal.