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.

William Henry Scantlebury1

William Henry Scantlebury
Male, #1445, born 29 Dec 1871, died 18 Jun 1937
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherThomas Smith Scantlebury1 born Mar 1844, died 21 Jul 1905
MotherMary Ellen Tuckett1 born 11 Mar 1847, died 29 Oct 1907


Sarah Philpott born 7 Dec 1873, died Jun 1954
Birth29 Dec 1871 Paddington, London, Middlesex, England2,1,3 
Baptism14 Feb 1872 The Parish Church of St. Winnow, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England3 
(Member of Household) Census 18813 Apr 1881 Tredethick, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England; Principal=Thomas Smith Scantlebury, Principal=Mary Ellen Tuckett4 
(Member of Household) Census 18915 Apr 1891 St. Winnow, Cornwall; Principal=Thomas Smith Scantlebury, Principal=Mary Ellen Tuckett5 
(Groom) Marriage20 Mar 1897 St. Winnow, Cornwall; Bride=Sarah Philpott, Witness=Ethel Alvina Scantlebury, Witness=Elford Henry Scantlebury6 
(Witness) Marriage20 Jun 1908 The Parish Church of St. Winnow, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England; Groom=Fred Rundle, Bride=Eva Mary Ellen Scantlebury6 
(Brother of the Bride) Marriage10 Apr 1909 The Parish Church of St.Winnow, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England; Principal=James Henry Johns, Principal=Ethel Alvina Scantlebury6 
(Head of household) Census 19113 Apr 1911 St. Winnow, Cornwall; Wife=Sarah Philpott, Daughter=Janie Scantlebury, Daughter=Gwendoline Eva Scantlebury, Son=Thomas Smith Scantlebury, Daughter=Ethel Mary Ellen Scantlebury7 
(Deceased) Death18 Jun 1937 Plymton, Devon, England8 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS.
  2. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  3. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  4. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  5. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  6. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  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..