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.

Reginald Robert Scantlebury1

Male, #10260, born 19 Jul 1885, died May 1943
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherRobert Scantlebury2 born Sep 1860, died 17 Jan 1909
MotherElizabeth Mary Cornish2 born Dec 1880

Family 1

Violet Mabel Dodd born Dec 1886, died Jun 1932

Family 2

Edith Marian Gorman born 18 Mar 1904
(Child) Birth19 Jul 1885 Plymouth, Devon, Devon1,3 
(Son) Census 19013 Apr 1901 3 Rendle Street, Plymouth, Devon, England; Robert was a clerk at a ironfoundry and Reginald was an engineer's apprentice; Principal=Robert Scantlebury, Principal=Elizabeth Mary Cornish2 
Milit-Beg3 Aug 1906 HMS Vivid, Devonport, Devon, England; Reginald was a engine fitter and turner1 
(Groom) MarriageMar 1907 Plymouth, Devon, England; Bride=Violet Mabel Dodd 
(Bride) MarriageSep 1942 Exeter, Devon, England; Bride=Edith Marian Gorman4 
(Deceased) DeathMay 1943 Plymouth, Devon5 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S30] Admiralty Records of The Royal Navy & Coastguards.
  2. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  3. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  4. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  5. [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..