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.

Vera Scantlebury

Vera Scantlebury
Women's Hockey Team, University of Melbourne, circa 1909-1911 including Vera Scantlebury sitting on the front row on the right hand side.
Vera Scantlebury
Female, #470, born 7 Aug 1889, died 14 Jul 1946
Relationship9th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherGeorge James Scantlebury born 28 Jan 1860, died 29 Sep 1923
MotherCatherine Millington Baynes born 1865, died 29 Aug 1941


Edward Benjamin Brown born 31 Jul 1880, died 16 May 1966
(Child) Birth7 Aug 1889 Linton, Victoria, Australia1,2,3 
Married Name18 Sep 1926 Brown 
(Groom) Marriage18 Sep 1926 St Bede's Anglican church, Elwood, Victoria, Australia; Edward was lecturer in Engineering at the university of Melborne.; Groom=Edward Benjamin Brown1,4,3 
(Deceased) Death14 Jul 1946 East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia3,2,1 
(Interred) Buriala 14 Jul 1946 Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery (Charman Road)., Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia3,2,1 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S69] Ancestry Family Trees.
  2. [S71] - compiler, Various Published Sources,
  3. [S51] Victoria Births/Deaths/Marriages Indices.
  4. [S71] - compiler, Various Published Sources,



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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..