The following pages contain the little which is known concerning a family of no social importance, and will consequently, only be interesting to those connected with it. For such they are written, and to such addressed, without any apology for their publication. George William Marshall, 1866.

Charles James Scantlebury1

Male, #2589, born 29 May 1826, died Dec 1904
Relationship7th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherRobert Scantlebury1 born c 1788, died Jun 1854
MotherSarah Truscoat1 born c 1787, died Jun 1879


Rachel Barlow born c 1827, died Dec 1887
Birth29 May 1826 Roseman Street, Clerkenwell, London Middlesex, England1,2 
Baptism25 Aug 1830 The Parish Church of St.James, Clerkenwell, London Middlesex, England2 
(Witness) Census 18416 Jun 1841 Crompton Street, Finsbury, Middlesex, England; Principal=Robert Scantlebury, Principal=Sarah Truscoat3 
(Groom) Marriage19 May 1850 The Parish Church of St. Mathew City Road, St. Luke, London, England; Bride=Rachel Barlow4 
Census 185130 Mar 1851 21 Corbage Street, St. James Clerkenwell, London, England; Charles' occupation was given as a Jeweller; Principal=Rachel Barlow, Witness=Rachel Scantlebury1 
Census 18712 Apr 1871 34 Gloster Street, Hoborne, London Middlesex, England; Principal=Rachel Barlow5 
DeathDec 1904 Holborn, London, England6 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  2. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  3. [S23] The 1841 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  5. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.



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    • Very easily a young person can feel the doors close around them School - knowledge - can break some of that.

      — - Joe Scantlebury
    • I've always said that I would not retire until there are at least 10 other African-American women in transplantation.

      — - Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them.

      — - Michael Scantlebury
    • It's interesting when people just look at me and think I'm black and then when I open my mouth, they're like, 'Oh, wow..

      — -Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • a family of farmers, mariners, sailors, coastguards, carpenters, tailors and builders originating from Cornwall in the 16th Century.

      — -Richard Scantlebury
    • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

      —- Dr Vera Scantlebury Brown
    • Scantlebury Frequency: (143) (number of times this surname appears in a sample database of 88.7 million names, representing one third of the 1997 US..

      —- Richard Scantlebury
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  • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

    — - Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • I wished I had remembered that people think you are rude when you merely express an opinion somewhat different from theirs—they do not realise that we have minds of our own.

    — Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • An Iroko tree has fallen I was fortunate to be one of the many ‘not so young’ Corrosion Engineers that sat at his feet and Prof Scantlebury taught us well. .

    — - Dayo Olowe
  • Independence means freedom and being able to go out by yourself or go shopping or choosing where you live and who you live with..

    — - Josie Scantlebury
  • Thomas Scantlebury,"' he says " was the adviser, chiefly; while his son, John Barlow Scantlebury, took the more prominent part. I well remember that, on one occasion, the opponents of the church rates would have fatally committed themselves but for my father..