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.

Archie Scantlebury

Archie Scantlebury of Downend Bristol served in the Royal Air Force during WW2
Archie Scantlebury with his cousin Katherine Lawry attending the wedding of his sister Mary
Male, #28, born 17 Feb 1910, died 12 Feb 1983
Relationship10th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherCharles Whiddon Scantlebury born 26 Jul 1877, died 4 Oct 1956
MotherAnnie Mildred Lawry born 5 Apr 1878, died 6 Mar 1943


Ruth Mary Haswell born 26 Feb 1907, died 22 Jan 1998
Birth17 Feb 1910 Egerton Rd., Bishopston, Bristol, England 
(Son) Census 19113 Apr 1911 "Glenwood" Overndale Road, Fishponds, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; Head of household=Charles Whiddon Scantlebury, Wife=Annie Mildred Lawry1 
Baptism30 Jun 1912 St. Mary's Church, Fishponds, Bristol, England2 
(Witness) Marriage5 Apr 1936 The Parish Church of Christchurch, Downend, Gloucestershire, England; Groom=Ernest Thomas Renno, Bride=Mary Scantlebury3 
(Groom) Marriage21 Mar 1937 The Parish Church of St.Michael, Bishopston, Bristol, England; Bride=Ruth Mary Haswell3 
Milit-Beg30 Aug 1939 England; RAF 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 149 Overndale Road, Downend, Gloucestershire, England; Principal=Ruth Mary Haswell4 
Milit-End27 Aug 1945 RAF Brighton 54 Group, Brighton, Sussex, England5 
Residence26 Apr 1952 149 Overndale Road, Downend, Bristol, England6 
Retirement31 Dec 1974 Department of Health & SS, Fisponds, Bristol, England7 
Death12 Feb 1983 149 Overndale Rd., Downend, Gloucestershire, England; Witness=Ruth Mary Haswell 
Burial17 Feb 1983 Canford Crematorium, Westbury on Trym, Bristol., England; Witness=Susan Mary Scantlebury, Witness=William Bartley Scantlebury, Witness=Ruth Mary Haswell 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  2. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  3. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  4. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.
  5. [S18] - subject, Military Service Record, Royal Air Force Service & Release Book
    Corporal Scantlebury 860375.
  6. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS, Letter from Wansbroughs, Robinson, Taylor & Taylor
    Solicitors Bristol
    Re purchase & mortage of 149 Overndale Road.
  7. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS, Letter from the Department of Health & Social Security.



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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..