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.

Richard Edgar E Scantlebury1

Male, #10172, born 19 Mar 1908, died Apr 1988
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherLionel Edgar Scantlebury1 born Jun 1868, died Dec 1929
MotherAnnie Ellery1 born 7 Feb 1867, died Dec 1965

Family 1

Bessie May Munday born Sep 1907, died Mar 1937

Family 2

Grace Davenport born 17 Aug 1907, died Mar 1974
(Child) Birth19 Mar 1908 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England1,2 
(Son) Census 19113 Apr 1911 98 Goodhind Street, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; Principal=Lionel Edgar Scantlebury, Principal=Annie Ellery3 
Marriage14 Aug 1932 The Parish Church of St. Stephen, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; Principal=Bessie May Munday4 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 93 Newlyn Drive, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England2 
MarriageDec 1945 Basford, Nottinghamshire, England; Principal=Grace Davenport 
(Deceased) DeathApr 1988 St. Germans, Cornwall, England1 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.
  3. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  4. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."



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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..