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.

Caroline Scantlebury1

Caroline Scantlebury
Female, #1390, born circa 1855, died Sep 1925
Relationship8th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherFrancis Scantlebury1 born 23 Apr 1820, died b 25 Sep 1912
MotherNancy Best1 born 5 Aug 1821, died Mar 1862


Ernest Boon
Birthc 1855 Utica, New York, United States of America1,2 
Baptism9 Oct 1858 The Parish Church of St. Winnow, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England3 
(Member of Household) Census 18712 Apr 1871 Kingbath Farm, St. Veep, Cornwall, England; Principal=Francis Scantlebury, Principal=Jane Knight Reed4 
Married NameDec 1880 Boon5,6 
(Bride) MarriageDec 1880 Kensington, London Middlesex, England; Groom=Ernest Boon5,6 
(Member of Household) Census 18915 Apr 1891 KingBath Farm, St. Veep, Cornwall, England; Principal=Francis Scantlebury, Principal=Jane Knight Reed2 
(Daughter) Census 19113 Apr 1911 Blackdown Lerryn, St. Veep, Cornwall, England; Principal=Francis Scantlebury, Son=James Reed Scantlebury7 
Married NameJun 1913 Hoskin6 
(Deceased) DeathSep 1925 Liskeard, Cornwall, England8 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  2. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  3. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England, St. Winnow baptisim Records.
  4. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  7. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  8. [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..