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.

Jane Scantlebury1,2

Female, #1304, born 2 Mar 1823, died 2 Apr 1879
Relationship7th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherWilliam Scantlebury1 born 23 Nov 1789, died 14 Dec 1875
MotherMary Bidgood1 born 25 Nov 1797, died 9 Oct 1880


Thomas Gurney born 5 Aug 1798, died 14 Dec 1865
(Child) Baptism2 Mar 1823 The Parish Church of St Martin, Liskeard, Cornwall, England2 
Married Name2 Mar 1859 Gurney3 
(Bride) Marriage2 Mar 1859 The Parish Church of St. James, Paddington, Middlesex, England; Groom=Thomas Gurney, Witness=William Scantlebury, Witness=Mary Bidgood3 
(Wife) Census 18617 Apr 1861 61 Baker Street, St. Marylebone, Middlesex, England; Thomas gave his occupation as a retired baker; Head of Household=Thomas Gurney, Daughter=Anne Maria Gurney4 
(Head of household) Census 18712 Apr 1871 Orsett Terrace, St. Marylebone, Middlesex, England; Daughter=Anne Maria Gurney5 
(Deceased) Death2 Apr 1879 Eversfield Place, Hastings, Sussex, England6,7 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S12] - name of person - record type, Church of the Later Day Saints, Salt Lake City, United States of America.
  2. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  3. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  4. [S17] 1861 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S44] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).
  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..