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.

George Scantlebury1

Male, #1833, born 28 Nov 1858
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherChristopher Scantlebury1 born 22 Jan 1826, died 28 May 1891
MotherMary Collings1 born 13 Feb 1825, died 13 Jun 1914


Hattie Avery born 15 Dec 1863, died 4 Sep 1952
Birth28 Nov 1858 St. Winnow, Cornwall, England1,2 
(Witness) Census 18712 Apr 1871 Bridgend, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England; Principal=Christopher Scantlebury, Principal=Mary Collings3 
(Groom) Marriage1 Jan 1891 St. Paul's Church Kingston, Frontenac, Canada; Bride=Hattie Avery4 
(Head of household) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Lauark North, Ontario, Canada; Wife=Hattie Avery, Son=Reginald Avery Scantlebury, Daughter=Corrinna E Scantlebury, Daughter=Murial C Scantlebury5 
(Head of Household) Canadian 1921 Census1 Jun 1921 Second Avenue, Nepean, Carleton, Ontario, Canada; Wife=Hattie Avery, Daughter=Corrinna E Scantlebury, Daughter=Murial C Scantlebury6 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S17] 1861 Census of England & Wales.
  2. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  3. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  5. [S111] The 1901 Census of Canada.
  6. [S123] The 1921 Census of Canada.



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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..