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.

Edwin Skentelbery1

Edwin Skentelbery
Male, #10432, born 31 Jul 1893, died Mar 1970
Relationship10th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherEdwin Skentelbery1 born Dec 1861, died Sep 1939
MotherEmma Alford1 born 5 Jul 1862, died Dec 1956


Kathleen Henwood born 3 Dec 1893, died Jun 1979
(Child) Birth31 Jul 1893 East Looe, Cornwall, England1,2 
(Son) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Higher Market Street, East Looe, Cornwall, England; Principal=Edwin Skentelbery, Principal=Emma Alford3 
(Son) Census 19113 Apr 1911 Penharvon Tower Hill, East Looe, Cornwall, England; Principal=Emma Alford4 
(Groom) MarriageSep 1929 St.Columb, Cornwall, England; Bride=Kathleen Henwood5 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 12 Trenance Avenue, Newquay, Cornwall, England; Principal=Kathleen Henwood6 
(Deceased) DeathMar 1970 St. Austell, Cornwall, England2 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  3. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  4. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  5. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  6. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.



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