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.

John Walters Scantlebury1

John Walters Scantlebury
Male, #761, born 31 Mar 1848, died 12 Feb 1924
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherWilliam Scantlebury2 born 22 Jan 1815
MotherEmma Rider Batten3 born c 1816, died Sep 1876


Hephzibah Symons born 19 Oct 1846, died 23 Jul 1926
(Child) Birth31 Mar 1848 Plymouth, Devon, England1 
Baptism23 Jul 1848 The Parish Church of St Andrew, Plymouth, Devon, England3 
(Son) Census 185130 Mar 1851 4 Higher Balter, Charles the Martyr, Plymouth, Devon, England; Principal=William Scantlebury, Principal=Emma Rider Batten2 
(Son) Census 18617 Apr 1861 40 High Street, Plymouth, Devon, England; Principal=William Scantlebury, Principal=Emma Rider Batten4 
(Groom) MarriageDec 1868 Plymouth, Devon; Bride=Hephzibah Symons1 
(Head of household) Census 19015 Apr 1901 26 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, County Down, Ireland; Wife=Hephzibah Symons, Daughter=Hephzibah Scantlebury, Son=Walter James Scantlebury, Daughter=Mary Elizabeth Scantlebury5 
Census 19113 Apr 1911 Plymouth, Devon; Principal=Hephzibah Symons6 
Death12 Feb 1924 10 Grove Street, Bootle, Lancastershire, England7,8 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  2. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  3. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  4. [S17] 1861 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S122] The 1911 Census of Ireland.
  6. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  7. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  8. [S44] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).
  9. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.



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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..