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.

William John Scantlebury1

William John Scantlebury in the uniform of a Waterguard Officer
Male, #10104, born Jun 1871, died Dec 1905
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherJohn Walters Scantlebury1 born 31 Mar 1848, died 12 Feb 1924
MotherHephzibah Symons1 born 19 Oct 1846, died 23 Jul 1926


Emma Whiting Fitzsimons born 12 Jan 1876, died 23 Sep 1962
(Child) BirthJun 1871 Plymouth, Devon, England1 
(Member of Household) Census 18813 Apr 1881 The Rock, Pilton, Devon, England; John's occupation was given as CS Off Customs Officer (ODO); Principal=John Walters Scantlebury, Principal=Hephzibah Symons2 
(Groom) Marriage25 Jul 1896 The Parish Church of St Mary, Kirkdale, Lancashire, England; Bride=Emma Whiting Fitzsimons3 
(Member of Household) Census 190131 Mar 1901 25 Frodsham Street, Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England; William was a waterguard officer in HM Customs; Member of Household=Emma Whiting Scantlebury, Son=William Scantlebury4 
(Deceased) DeathDec 1905 Plymouth, Devon5 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  3. [S120] Index to - record type, - second location, - period "- cd."
  4. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  5. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  6. [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..