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.

Robert Scantlebury1,2,3,4

Male, #1966, born 5 Oct 1806, died Mar 1876
Relationship6th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherThomas Scantlebury2 born 24 Feb 1760, died Sep 1850
MotherMary Pill

Family 1

Margaret Ball Smith born c 1803, died 12 Apr 1837

Family 2

Eliza Smith born 13 Aug 1809, died Dec 1884
Baptism5 Oct 1806 The Parish Church of St. Peter, Mevagissey, Cornwall, England1,2,3,4 
Marriage12 Jan 1835 The Parish Church of St. Peter, Mevagissey, Cornwall, England; Principal=Margaret Ball Smith 
Census 18417 Jun 1841 Fore Street, Mevagissey, Cornwall, England; Principal=Eliza Smith5 
(Groom) Marriage23 Mar 1843 The Parish Church of St. Andrew & St. Luke, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England; Bride=Eliza Smith3,6,1 
Census 185130 Mar 1851 Church Street, Mevagissey, Cornwall, England7 
Census 18712 Apr 1871 Mevagissey, Cornwall; Principal=Eliza Smith, Son=Charles Smith Scantlebury8 
DeathMar 1876 Mevagissey, Cornwall, England1,2,3,4 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  2. [S12] - name of person - record type, Church of the Later Day Saints, Salt Lake City, United States of America.
  3. [S17] 1861 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  5. [S23] The 1841 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S59] Index of Devon Parish Marriages.
  7. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  8. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  9. [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..