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.

Edgar Vernon Scantlebury1,2

Edgar Vernon Scantlebury
Male, #1237, born 5 Nov 1889, died Mar 1965
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherHorace Edgar Scantlebury1 born 9 May 1861, died 29 Mar 1920
MotherMatilda Isabel Boose1 born 11 Jun 1862, died 22 Aug 1952
Birth5 Nov 1889 67 Raleigh Road, Edmonton, Middlesex, England1,2,3 
(Child) Baptism19 Feb 1893 The Parish Church of St. Mary, Hornsey Rise, Middlesex, England4 
(Son) Census 190131 Mar 1901 7 Clareadon Street, Wanstead, Essex, England; Principal=Horace Edgar Scantlebury, Principal=Matilda Isabel Boose5 
Census 19113 Apr 1911 Chatham Barracks, Chatham, Kent, England; Private 413 1st Bn S W Borderers6 
(Deceased) DeathMar 1965 Lewisam, London, England7 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S41] Letters and research of Jan Rolf (nee Scantlebury).
  2. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  3. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS, email Anne Cozens.
  4. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  5. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  6. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  7. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.



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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..