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Mary Emma Nicholls

Mary Emma Nicholls wife of Alfred NIcholls Scantlebury
Female, #1589, born 27 Oct 1854, died 9 Aug 1935


Alfred Nicholls Scantlebury born 12 Oct 1860, died 28 Jan 1930
Note According to Lexie Nicholls, Mary had 2 illegitimate children before marrying her cousin Arthur Nicholls Scantlebury.Mary Emma Nicholls was born in 1854, just as the ship 'Panama' was comming into Portland, Vitoria. A special sling was devised in order to lower the infant Mary from the ship. Mary Emma Nicholls bought some land in May 1910, that was adjoining the property of Mr Tom Alderson in Bet Bet, VIC. She did not move her family to the property until September when she had the family's house moved down from Timor. 
Birth27 Oct 1854 Portland, Victoria, Australia 
Baptism24 Dec 1854 Church of England, Portland, Victoria, Australia 
(Bride) Marriage9 Apr 1888 Casterton, Victoria, Australia; Groom=Alfred Nicholls Scantlebury 
Married Name9 Apr 1888 Scantlebury 
Death9 Aug 1935 Maryborough, Victoria, Australia 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew



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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..