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.

Gilbert Frederick Scantlebury1

Gilbert Frederick Scantlebury
Male, #1256, died Jun 1954
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherGeorge Thomas Scantlebury1 born 9 Jun 1837, died 6 Nov 1910
MotherMartha Cooling1 born 22 Jul 1839, died 20 Dec 1927


Vida Searle born 10 Aug 1884, died Dec 1962
Birth13 Aug 1872 Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, England1,2 
(Member of Household) Census 18915 Apr 1891 Berely, Willesden, London, England; Head of household=George Thomas Scantlebury, Wife=Martha Cooling3 
(Member of household) Census 19113 Apr 1911 187 Wellesden Lane, Wellesden, London, England; Principal=Martha Cooling4 
(Groom) MarriageJun 1916 Woodbridge, Essex, England; Bride=Vida Searle5 
1939 Register29 Sep 1939 Oatlands Park Hotel, Wadebridge, Surrey, England; Principal=Vida Searle2 
DeathJun 1954 Bournemouth, Dorset, England6 
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. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.
  3. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  4. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  5. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  6. [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..