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.

Ada Scantlebury1

Female, #1222, born Sep 1873, died 5 Jun 1956
Relationship9th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherWilliam Henry Scantlebury1 born 10 Aug 1837, died 10 Dec 1919
MotherSarah Elizabeth Imlay1 born Sep 1845, died 20 Dec 1919
BirthSep 1873 Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales1 
(Member of Household) Census 18813 Apr 1881 36 Raglan Street, Newport, St.Woolos, Monmouthshire, Wales; Newport & charter Pilot; Principal=William Henry Scantlebury, Principal=Sarah Elizabeth Imlay1 
(Member of Household) Census 18915 Apr 1891 Newport, St.Woolos, Monmouthshire; Principal=William Henry Scantlebury, Principal=Sarah Elizabeth Imlay2 
(Witness) Census 19113 Apr 1911 11 Bryngwyn Road, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales; Principal=Henry Philip Davies, Principal=Mary Elizabeth Scantlebury3 
(Deceased) Death5 Jun 1956 Cliftonville 23 Carew Road, Wallington, Surrey, England4 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  2. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  3. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  4. [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
    • 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..