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.

Philip Richard Martin Scantlebury1

Philip Richard Martin Scantlebury eldest son of Martin Scantlebury of Menheniot. Taken some time during World War 1
Male, #2673, born 17 Jan 1896, died Mar 1971
Relationship10th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherMartin Scantlebury1 born 16 Aug 1867, died 17 Jan 1950
MotherLaura Matilda Blackler1 born 27 Jan 1869, died 9 Mar 1937


Beatrice Mary Nicholls born 7 Jun 1896, died 8 Apr 1982
Birth17 Jan 1896 Central House, Menheniot, Cornwall, England2 
Baptism8 Mar 1896 The Parish Church of St. Lalluwy, Menheniot, Cornwall, England1 
(Son) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Bakers Shop, Menheniot, Cornwall, England; Principal=Martin Scantlebury, Principal=Laura Matilda Blackler3 
(Son) Census 19113 Apr 1911 Menheniot, Menheniot, Cornwall, England; Principal=Martin Scantlebury, Principal=Laura Matilda Blackler4 
(Groom) Marriage18 Feb 1922 Cornwall, England; Bride=Beatrice Mary Nicholls5 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 19 Broad Street, Truro, Cornwall, England6 
(Deceased) DeathMar 1971 Truro, Cornwall, England2 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S49] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  2. [S8] - compiler Indexes.
  3. [S86] 1901 Census.
  4. [S97] 1911 Census.
  5. [S94] Ancestry Family Trees, online - url.
  6. [S312] - author, The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.



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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..