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

Male, #2326, born 29 May 1837, died Jun 1914
Relationship7th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherJohn Scantlebury1 born 29 Jun 1800
MotherElizabeth Broad1 born c 1800


Eliza Davis born c 1837, died Sep 1913
(Child) Birth29 May 1837 Bodmin, Cornwall, England2 
Baptism16 Jul 1837 The Parish Church of St. Petroc, Bodmin, Cornwall, England1 
(Witness) Census 18417 Jun 1841 Castle Street, Bodmin, Cornwall, England; Principal=John Scantlebury, Member of Household=Elizabeth Broad3 
(Son) Census 185130 Mar 1851 Burnards Lane, Bodmin, Cornwall, England; John's occupation was given as a carpenter his wife Elizabeth was charwoman and son William was a carpenters apprentice; Principal=John Scantlebury, Principal=Elizabeth Broad4 
(Groom) Marriage19 Feb 1866 The Parish Church of St. Petroc, Padstow, Cornwall, England; Bride=Eliza Davis5 
(Royal Navy) Milit-Beg29 May 1866 Devonport, Devon, England2 
Coastguard1 Jan 1873 HMS Vanguard, Skerries, Ireland; boatman2 
Coastguard23 Apr 1878 Hecate, Ireland2 
Census 19113 Apr 1911 Parnells Alley, Padstow, Cornwall, England; William was a Naval Pensioner while his daughter Elizabeth's occupation was given as domestic duties; Principal=Eliza Davis, Daughter=Elizabeth Scantlebury6 
DeathJun 1914 Padstow, Cornwall, England7 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  2. [S30] Admiralty Records of The Royal Navy & Coastguards.
  3. [S23] The 1841 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  7. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  8. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.



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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..