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Location address: United Kingdom, South Lakeland, Kendal
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Kendal /ˈkɛndəl/, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Historically in Westmorland, it is 22 miles (35 km) north of Lancaster and 50 miles (80 km) south of Carlisle, on the River Kent, and has a total resident population of 28,586, making it the third largest settlement in Cumbria, behind Carlisle and Barrow in Furness.
Scientist John Dalton joined his older brother Jonathan at age 15 in running a Quaker school in Kendal.