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.

Theresa Louisa Olive May Scantlebury1

Theresa Louisa May Scantlebury
Female, #2508, born 25 Nov 1917, died Oct 1998
Relationship10th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherFrederick Thomas Scantlebury1 born Jun 1896, died 13 Dec 1942
MotherFrances May Peter1 born 5 May 1894, died Mar 1974

Family 1

Alfred Thomas Blagdon born Sep 1914, died 14 Sep 1944

Family 2

Ronald William L Cowin born 8 Nov 1922, died Nov 2005
Birth25 Nov 1917 Devonport, Devon, England1 
Married NameDec 1934 Blagdon2 
MarriageDec 1934 St. Germans, Cornwall, England; Principal=Alfred Thomas Blagdon2 
Married NameMar 1949 Cowin2 
MarriageMar 1949 Plymouth, Devon, England; Principal=Ronald William L Cowin2 
DeathOct 1998 Plymouth, Devon3 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  3. [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..