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.

Mary A Bailey1

Female, #1429, born circa 1804, died Mar 1896
FatherJohn Bailey1 born c 1778
MotherHannah Bailey1 born c 1779


Josiah Edwards Scantlebury born 14 Aug 1814, died 24 Sep 1894
Married Nameb 1804 Scantlebury2 
Birthc 1804 Plymouth, Devon, England1 
(Bride) Marriage26 Jun 1836 East Stonehouse, Devon, England; Groom=Josiah Edwards Scantlebury2,3 
Census30 Mar 1851 10 Morley Lane, Plymouth, Devon, England; Witness=Mary Ann Scantlebury, Witness=Henry Scantlebury, Witness=Joseph Scantlebury1 
(wife) Census 18813 Apr 1881 7 Dorset Road, Eltham, Kent, England; Head of household=Josiah Edwards Scantlebury2 
(Wife) Census 18915 Apr 1891 55 Evelyn Street, Deptford, Kent, England; Head of household=Josiah Edwards Scantlebury, Witness=Rhoda Scantlebury4 
(Executor) Will24 Sep 1894 26 Clyde Street St. Paul, Deptford, Kent, England; Executor=Josiah Edwards Scantlebury5 
DeathMar 1896 Greenwich, Kent, England6 


  1. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  2. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  3. [S8] - compiler, "Parish Marriage registar", Ancestral File.
  4. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S44] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).
  6. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  7. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England, Plymouth St. Andrew.



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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..