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 Henry Scantlebury1

William Henry Scantlebury a ships pilot of Newport Monmouth.
Male, #1218, born 10 Aug 1837, died 10 Dec 1919
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherWilliam Henry Scantlebury2 born 8 Jan 1814, died 14 Nov 1887
MotherMary Johns2 born c 1821


Sarah Elizabeth Imlay born Sep 1845, died 20 Dec 1919
Birth10 Aug 1837 Polruan, Cornwall, England1,3,4 
Baptism10 Sep 1837 The Parish Church of St. Wyllow, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, Cornwall, England2 
(Witness) Census 185130 Mar 1851 Commercial Road, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales; Head of household=William Henry Scantlebury, Wife=Mary Johns5 
(Groom) Marriage16 Sep 1868 The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Stratfield Mortimer, Berkshire, England; Bride=Sarah Elizabeth Imlay1,6,7 
(Head of household) Census 18712 Apr 1871 Raglan Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales; Wife=Sarah Elizabeth Imlay, Son=William Imlay Scantlebury8 
Residence1887 36 Raglan Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales; List of pilot boats belonging to Newport (p.30). The name of his boat was Inkerman (no. 24) registered at 13tons.9 
Residence1898 90 Raglan Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales9 
(Father in law) Census 19113 Apr 1911 11 Bryngwyn Road, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales; Principal=Henry Philip Davies, Principal=Mary Elizabeth Scantlebury10 
Death10 Dec 1919 11 Bryngwyn Road, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales11,12 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  2. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  3. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  4. [S1] Birth Certificate.
  5. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  7. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  8. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  9. [S19] - author, Kellys, John's Newport Directory.
  10. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  11. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  12. [S44] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).



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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..