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 Bidgood1,2

Mary Scantlebury nee Bidgood wife of William Scantlebury
Mary Bidgood wife of William Scantlebury
Female, #1231, born 25 Nov 1797, died 9 Oct 1880
FatherJohn Bidgood born c 1770
MotherJane Skelton3 born c 1768, died 20 Dec 1797


William Scantlebury born 23 Nov 1789, died 14 Dec 1875
Birth25 Nov 1797 Torpoint, Antony, Cornwall, England3 
Baptism23 Dec 1797 Antony, Cornwall, England3 
Married Name1 May 1822 Mary Scantlebury2,1 
(Bride) Marriage1 May 1822 Liskeard, Cornwall, England; Groom=William Scantlebury1,2 
(Witness) Baptism13 Aug 1826 Old Church, St.Pancras, London, Middlesex, England; Principal=John Scantlebury1,4 
(Wife) Census 185130 Mar 1851 4 Porchester Terrace North, Paddington, Middlesex, England; Head of household=William Scantlebury, Daughter=Fanny Elizabeth Scantlebury, Son=John Scantlebury, Son=William Oliver Scantlebury, Son=Edward Scantlebury5 
(Witness) Marriage2 Mar 1859 The Parish Church of St. James, Paddington, Middlesex, England; Groom=Thomas Gurney, Bride=Jane Scantlebury6 
(Wife) Census 18617 Apr 1861 4 Porchester Terrace, Paddington, Middlesex, England; Head of Household=William Scantlebury, Niece=Jane Muchmore Scantlebury7 
(Wife) Census 18712 Apr 1871 63 Porchester Terrace, Maryleborne, Middlesex, England; Head of household=William Scantlebury8 
(Witness) Marriage1 Jul 1880 The Parish Church of St. Luke, Paddington, Middlesex, England; Bride=Mary Emma Scantlebury, Groom=Henry Warren9,10,6 
Death9 Oct 1880 63 Porchester Terrace, Paddington, Middlesex, England11,12,13 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S12] - name of person - record type, Church of the Later Day Saints, Salt Lake City, United States of America.
  2. [S41] Letters and research of Jan Rolf (nee Scantlebury).
  3. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  4. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  5. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  7. [S17] 1861 Census of England & Wales.
  8. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  9. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  10. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  11. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  12. [S52] Letters & research of Liz Burden.
  13. [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..