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.

Thomas Smith Scantlebury1

Thomas Smith Scantlebury son of Francis & Nancy Scantlebury of Lostwithel
Gravestone of Thomas Smith Scantlebury and his family
Male, #1393, born Mar 1844, died 21 Jul 1905
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherFrancis Scantlebury1 born 23 Apr 1820, died b 25 Sep 1912
MotherNancy Best1 born 5 Aug 1821, died Mar 1862


Mary Ellen Tuckett born 11 Mar 1847, died 29 Oct 1907
BirthMar 1844 Lostwithel, Cornwall, England1 
(Witness) Census 185130 Mar 1851 North Street, Lostwithel, Cornwall, England; Principal=Francis Scantlebury, Member of Household=Nancy Best1 
(Groom) Marriage30 Jul 1868 The Parish Church of St. Winnow, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England; Bride=Mary Ellen Tuckett, Witness=Francis Scantlebury2,3 
Census 18712 Apr 1871 35 Acklam Street, Kensington, Middlesex London, England; Principal=Mary Ellen Tuckett, Member of Household=John Scantlebury4 
Death21 Jul 1905 Tredethick Farm, Lostwithel, Cornwall, England5,6 
(Interred) Burial29 Jul 1905 The Parish Church of St.Winnow, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England7 
(Testator) Probate6 Sep 1905 Bodmin Probate Registry, Bodmin, Cornwall, England; Thomas left the sum of £421; Executor=Mary Ellen Tuckett8 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.
  2. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS, email James H Tuckett.
  3. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  4. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS, Email by James Tuckett.
  6. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England, Email from Christine Scantlebury.
  7. [S83] Parish Transcript, - parish, - period.
  8. [S44] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).
  9. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS.



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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..