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 Scantlebury1

John Scantlebury in a unform of an officer of the Middlesex Artilley Miltia
John Scantlebury
Male, #1015, born 13 Aug 1826, died 28 Jun 1877
Relationship7th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherWilliam Scantlebury1 born 23 Nov 1789, died 14 Dec 1875
MotherMary Bidgood1 born 25 Nov 1797, died 9 Oct 1880

Family 1

Emma Healey born 9 Aug 1826, died 14 Sep 1864

Family 2

Ellen Antoinette Gadsden born 24 Apr 1843, died 15 Aug 1887
Birth5 Apr 1826 39 Regent Park, London, England2 
Baptism13 Aug 1826 Old Church, St.Pancras, London, Middlesex, England; Witness=William Scantlebury, Witness=Mary Bidgood1,2 
(Son) Census 185130 Mar 1851 4 Porchester Terrace North, Paddington, Middlesex, England; Head of household=William Scantlebury, Wife=Mary Bidgood3 
(Groom) Marriage30 Sep 1851 St. Pancras Church Euston Road, St. Pancras, Middlesex, England; Bride=Emma Healey4,1 
Milit-Beg10 Jan 1861 16th Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps, Middlesex, England; John Scantlebury to be an Ensign5 
Army27 Jun 1862 3rd Middlesex Artillery Volunteer Corps, Middlesex, England6 
Milit-End1864 Middlesex; John resigned5 
(Groom) Marriage14 Jun 1865 Rochford, Essex, England; Bride=Ellen Antoinette Gadsden7,8 
Army8 Jun 1868 Middlesex6 
Census 18712 Apr 1871 "The Chilterns", Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire, England; Principal=Ellen Antoinette Gadsden, Member of Household=Mabel Ellen Carlos Scantlebury, Member of Household=William Addison Scantlebury, Member of Household=Ernest Rimell Scantlebury9 
Residence26 Jun 1877 Broadoak, Clapham Common, Surrey, England; Principal=Ellen Antoinette Gadsden10 
Death28 Jun 1877 Broadoak, Clapham Common, Middlesex, England11,7,10 
Will29 Sep 1877 The Principal Registary, London, England11,10 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S12] - name of person - record type, Church of the Later Day Saints, Salt Lake City, United States of America.
  2. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  3. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  5. [S69] Ancestry Family Trees.
  6. [S18] - subject, Military Service Record.
  7. [S52] Letters & research of Liz Burden.
  8. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  9. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  10. [S44] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).
  11. [S29] Newspaper Cuttings.
  12. [S1] Birth Certificate.
  13. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & 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..