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.

Emma Scantlebury1

Emma Scantlebury wife of John Erwin Congdon
Female, #3112, born Sep 1870
Relationship9th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherThomas Scantlebury1 born 5 Aug 1838, died Dec 1895
MotherElizabeth Ann Walters1 born Jun 1843, died Jun 1900


John Ewin Congdon born Dec 1878
(Child) BirthSep 1870 Fore Street, East Looe, Cornwall, England1 
Married Name24 Aug 1889 Congdon2 
(Bride) Marriage24 Aug 1889 The Parish Church of St. Martin, East Looe, Cornwall, England; Groom=John Ewin Congdon, Brother of the Bride=John Scantlebury, Sister of the Bride=Naomi Scantlebury2 
(Wife) Census 18915 Apr 1891 Market street, East Looe, Cornwall, England; Head of household=John Ewin Congdon3 
(Wife) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Higher Market Street, East Looe, Cornwall, England; Head of household=John Ewin Congdon, Daughter=Anne Congdon, Son=Thomas Scantlebury Congdon, Son=Arthur Edwin Congdon4 
(Wife) Census 19113 Apr 1911 15 Portland Square, Plymouth, Devon, England; John was a boarding house keeper; Head of household=John Ewin Congdon5 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  3. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  5. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  6. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  7. [S69] Ancestry Family Trees.



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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..