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.

William Scantlebury1,2

William Scantlebury with his bride Ada Brinton
Male, #2305, born 8 Aug 1879, died Mar 1960
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherWilliam Samuel Scantlebury1,2 born 11 Sep 1837, died 25 May 1918
MotherElizabeth Pyne1,2 born 15 Aug 1844, died Sep 1886


Ada Brinton born 1 Apr 1878, died Dec 1969
(Child) Birth8 Aug 1879 The Colston Hall, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England1,2,3 
(Child) Baptism22 Aug 1879 The Parish Church of St. Augustine the Less, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; William's occupation was given as the Hall Keeper3 
(Member of Household) Census 18813 Apr 1881 Colston Hall, St. Augustine, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; Principal=William Samuel Scantlebury, Principal=Elizabeth Pyne4 
(Member of Household) Census 18915 Apr 1891 The Colston Hall, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; Principal=William Samuel Scantlebury, Principal=Helen Rae2 
(Groom) Marriage2 Jun 1904 The Church of St. Augustine, Bristol, Bristol, England; Bride=Ada Brinton, Witness=William Samuel Scantlebury5,6 
Census 19113 Apr 1911 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; Principal=Ada Brinton, Witness=William Rae Scantlebury, Witness=Frederick Scantlebury7 
DeathMar 1960 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England8 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  3. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  4. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  5. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  6. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  7. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  8. [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..