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.

Mary Scantlebury1

Mary Scantlebury wife of Ivor George Simkiss
Female, #10685, born 9 Nov 1898, died May 1990
Relationship9th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherJames Henry Scantlebury1 born 5 Dec 1863, died Sep 1949
MotherEliza Paynter1 born 25 Sep 1865, died 14 Sep 1953


Ivor George Simkiss born 4 Jan 1898, died Sep 1975
(Child) Birth9 Nov 1898 Lamerton, Devon, England1 
(Daughter) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Culver, Lamerton, Devon, England; Head of household=James Henry Scantlebury, Wife=Eliza Scantlebury2 
Married Name10 Sep 1919 Simkiss 
(Bride) Marriage10 Sep 1919 The Parish Church of St. Mary, Sydenham Damarel, Devon, England; Groom=Ivor George Simkiss3 
(Deceased) DeathMay 1990 Tavistock, Devon, England1 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  2. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  3. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."



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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..