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.

John Peter Courtney Scantlebury1

John Peter Courtney Scantlebury of Menheniot known as Peter Scantlebury
Male, #2664, born 7 Mar 1842, died 7 Jun 1933
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherRichard James Bennett Scantlebury2 born 6 Apr 1817
MotherElizabeth Courtney2 born c 1818

Family 1

Mary Jane Courtney born c 1836, died b 1901

Family 2

Elizabeth Healey born c 1847, died 9 Nov 1932
Birth7 Mar 1842 Tregorland, Menheniot, Cornwall, England3,4,5 
(Witness) Census 185131 Mar 1851 Tregrill, Menheniot, Cornwall, England; Principal=Richard James Bennett Scantlebury, Principal=Elizabeth Courtney2 
(Groom) Marriage15 Sep 1862 The Parish Church of St. Lalluwy, Menheniot, Cornwall, England; Bride=Mary Jane Courtney6 
Name Variation2 Apr 1871 Peter Scantlebury2,4 
Census 18712 Apr 1871 Menheniot C. T., Menheniot, Cornwall, England; Principal=Mary Jane Courtney, Witness=Martin Scantlebury, Witness=Jane Scantlebury, Witness=Elizabeth Scantlebury, Witness=Susan Ann Scantlebury3 
(Groom) Marriage10 Dec 1892 The Parish Church of St. Martin, Liskeard, Cornwall, England; Bride=Elizabeth Healey6,7 
Census 19113 Apr 1911 Williams Park, Menheniot, Cornwall, England; Principal=Elizabeth Healey8 
(Deceased) Death7 Jun 1933 Menheniot Villiage, Menheniot, Cornwall, England9,10 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


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  4. [S22] - volume, GRO Birth Indexes, 1937 onwards, Office of National Statisics.
  5. [S1] - compiler, "Birth Certificate", Ancestral File.
  6. [S6] - compiler Indexes.
  7. [S21] - compiler, "Marrige certificate", Ancestral File.
  8. [S97] 1911 Census.
  9. [S8] - compiler Indexes.
  10. [S94] Ancestry Family Trees, online - url.
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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..