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.

Martha Cooling1,2

Martha Scantlebury with son Alfred and daughter Beatrice
Martha Scantlebury aged 35 nee Cooling wife of George Thomas Scantlebury with her children Herbert (11) and Beatrice Mary (9)
Female, #1249, born 22 Jul 1839, died 20 Dec 1927
FatherJohn Cooling2 born c 1781, died 13 Oct 1850


George Thomas Scantlebury born 9 Jun 1837, died 6 Nov 1910
Birth22 Jul 1839 Chearsley, Buckinghamshire, England1,2 
Married Name25 Aug 1864 Scantlebury1,2 
(Bride) Marriage25 Aug 1864 Chearsley, Buckinghamshire; Groom=George Thomas Scantlebury1,2 
(Member of Household) Census 18712 Apr 1871 Diggs, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, England; Member of Household=George Thomas Scantlebury, Witness=Herbert George Scantlebury, Witness=Alfred John Scantlebury, Witness=Beatrice Mary Scantlebury3 
(Wife) Census 18915 Apr 1891 Berely, Willesden, London, England; Head of household=George Thomas Scantlebury, Member of Household=Ethel Margeret Scantlebury, Member of Household=Edith Alice Scantlebury, Member of Household=Gilbert Frederick Scantlebury, Member of Household=Herbert George Scantlebury4 
Census 19113 Apr 1911 187 Wellesden Lane, Wellesden, London, England; Member of household=Ethel Margeret Scantlebury, Member of household=Gilbert Frederick Scantlebury, Member of household=Herbert George Scantlebury, Daughter=Edith Alice Scantlebury5 
Death20 Dec 1927 Beverly 187 Willesden Lane, Brondesbury, Middlesex, England2,6 
(Interred) Probate10 Feb 1928 Brondesbury, Middlesex; Executor=Edith Alice Scantlebury6 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  2. [S12] - name of person - record type, Church of the Later Day Saints, Salt Lake City, United States of America.
  3. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  6. [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..