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.

James Henry Scantlebury1

Male, #10639, born 5 Dec 1863, died Sep 1949
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherRichard Scantlebury1 born 15 Oct 1843
MotherMary Langman born Sep 1840, died Sep 1870


Eliza Paynter born 25 Sep 1865, died 14 Sep 1953
(Child) Birth5 Dec 1863 Calstock, Cornwall, England1 
(Child) Baptism26 Feb 1868 The Parish Church of St. Andrew, Calstock, Cornwall, England1 
(Inmate) Census 18712 Apr 1871 Union Workhouse, Tavistock, Devon, England; Inmate=William John Scantlebury, Inmate=Anna Maria Scantlebury2 
Marriage17 Jul 1898 The Register Office, Tavistock, Devon, England; Principal=Eliza Painter3 
(Head of household) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Culver, Lamerton, Devon, England; Wife=Eliza Scantlebury, Daughter=Mary Scantlebury4 
(Head of household) Census 19113 Apr 1911 Culver Hill, Sydenham Damarel, Devon, England; Wife=Eliza Paynter5 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 Culver Hill, Lamerton, Devon, England; Principal=Eliza Paynter, Witness=Irene Scantlebury6 
DeathSep 1949 Sydenham Damarel, Devon7 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  2. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  3. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  4. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  5. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  6. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.
  7. [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..