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.

Thomas John Scantlebury1

Thomas John Scantlebury
Male, #2943, born 16 Jul 1876, died Dec 1941
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherTom Scantlebury1 born 24 Mar 1853, died 29 Feb 1928
MotherMary Elizabeth Nicholls1 born 18 Aug 1839, died Sep 1891


Minnie Fox born 12 Feb 1880, died Jun 1970
Birth16 Jul 1876 Fowey, Cornwall, England1,2,3 
(Son) Census 18813 Apr 1881 Browns Hill, Fowey, Cornwall, England; Principal=Mary Elizabeth Scantlebury1 
(Member of Household) Census 18915 Apr 1891 45 St Pauls Road, Linthrope, Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England; Principal=Mary Elizabeth Scantlebury4 
(Groom) Marriage14 Aug 1901 Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England; Bride=Minnie Fox5,6 
(Head of household) Census 19113 Apr 1911 19 Elizabeth Street, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England; Wife=Minnie Fox, Son=Albert Edward Scantlebury, Daughter=Irene Scantlebury, Son=Frederick Scantlebury7 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 21 King George Street, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England; Thomas's occupation was given as Steelworks stocktaker.; Principal=Minnie Fox, Witness=Gladys Scantlebury, Witness=Doris Scantlebury, Witness=Norman Scantlebury, Witness=Harold Scantlebury3 
(Deceased) DeathDec 1941 Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England8 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  2. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  3. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.
  4. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  6. [S69] Ancestry Family Trees.
  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..