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.

Michael Scantlebury1

Michael Scantlebury in India
Male, #10356, born 3 Mar 1850, died 12 Dec 1912
Relationship4th great-grandson of Richard Scanterbury
FatherJohn Scantlebury born 1 Apr 1827, died Sep 1888
MotherElizabeth Sampson born 13 Oct 1819, died Dec 1892

Family 1

Ellen Bennett died b 1881

Family 2

Mary Ann Rowe born Mar 1848, died 27 Feb 1903

Family 3

María Luisa Adaro Mericq
Baptism3 Mar 1850 The Parish Church of All Saints, Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England1 
(Son) Census 185130 Mar 1851 Stoke Village, Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England; Principal=Elizabeth Sampson, Principal=John Scantlebury2 
(Son) Census 18617 Apr 1861 Mill Pool, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England; John's occupation was a copper miner; Principal=John Scantlebury, Principal=Elizabeth Sampson3 
(Son) Census 18712 Apr 1871 Linkinhorne, Cornwall; John's occupation was a copper miner; Principal=John Scantlebury, Principal=Elizabeth Sampson4 
(Groom) MarriageSep 1871 Liskeard, Cornwall, England; Bride=Ellen Bennett5 
(Groom) MarriageDec 1881 Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England; Bride=Mary Ann Rowe5 
(Groom) Marriagec 1900 La Serena, Chilie; Bride=María Luisa Adaro Mericq6,7 
(Deceased) Death12 Dec 1912 La Serena, Chilie6 
ChartsDescendantsOliver Scantleburye


  1. [S78] All Saints - Stoke Climsland Parish Records.
  2. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  3. [S17] 1861 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  6. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS.
  7. [S61] Estimated.



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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..