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.

Albert Skentlebury1

Albert Skentelbery
Male, #3591, born 2 Apr 1878
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherJohn Skentlebury1 born 22 Feb 1840, died Mar 1891
MotherPhilippa Hoskin1 born c 1841, died Dec 1891


Minnie Curtis born 6 Feb 1881, died 1 Jan 1962
(Child) Baptism11 Sep 1877 The Parish Church of St Martin, Looe, Cornwall, England1 
(Child) Birth2 Apr 1878 Looe, Cornwall, England1,2 
(Son) Census 18813 Apr 1881 Higher Market Street, East Looe, Cornwall, England; Head of household=Philippa Hoskin3 
MarriageMar 1900 Liskeard, Cornwall, England; Principal=Minnie Curtis4 
(Head of household) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Warren road, Polperro, Cornwall, England; Wife=Minnie Curtis5 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  2. [S24] - name of person - record type The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England.
  3. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  4. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  5. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and 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..