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.

Margaret Scantlebury1

Female, #3194, born 1 May 1851, died 19 May 1941
Relationship7th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherThomas Scantlebury1 born 21 Jan 1810, died 27 Aug 1880
MotherJane Lewis1 born c 1816, died Jun 1888
(Child) Birth1 May 1851 Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales1,2 
(Daughter) Census 18617 Apr 1861 4 Castle Square, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales; Principal=Jane Lewis, Principal=Thomas Scantlebury3,4 
(Sister) Census 18915 Apr 1891 11 Westborne Park Villas, Paddington, London, England; Member of Household=Ellen Scantlebury5 
(Sister) Census 19113 Apr 1911 The 'Haves', 33 Frederica Rd, Bournemouth, Dorset, England; Head of household=Ellen Scantlebury6 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 St. Monica's home of Rest, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, England2 
(Deceased) Death19 May 1941 St. Monica's home of Rest, Westbury-on-Trym Bristol, Gloucestershire, England7 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.
  3. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  4. [S17] 1861 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  7. [S44] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).



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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
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      — - 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..