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.

Mabel Ellen Carlos Scantlebury1,2,3

Mabel Ellen Carlos Scantlebury
Female, #1616, born 9 Feb 1870
Relationship8th great-granddaughter of John Skantilbew
FatherJohn Scantlebury1,2,3 born 13 Aug 1826, died 28 Jun 1877
MotherEllen Antoinette Gadsden1,2,3 born 24 Apr 1843, died 15 Aug 1887


Ernest Percy Hay Dring born Jun 1863, died 1921
Baptism9 Feb 1870 St. Barnabas, Kensington, Middlesex, England1,2,3 
(Member of Household) Census 18712 Apr 1871 "The Chilterns", Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire, England; Principal=John Scantlebury, Principal=Ellen Antoinette Gadsden4 
Married Name21 Jul 1894 Dring2,5 
(Bride) Marriage21 Jul 1894 Parish Church of St. Marylebone, Paddington, Middlesex, England; Groom=Ernest Percy Hay Dring2,5,6 
(Visitor) Census 190131 Mar 1901 21 Queen Square, Holborn, London, England; Visitor=Ernest Percy Hay Dring7 
Census 19113 Apr 1911 72 Clitheroe Road Longsight, South Manchester, Lancastershire, England; Ernest gives his occupation as a insurance surveyor, both he and Mabel Ellen have been married for 16years and have had 1 child; Boarder=Ernest Percy Hay Dring8 
Residencea 22 Mar 1934 2417 Cabboro Bay, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Visitor=Rose Pengelly Scantlebury, Visitor=Joan M P Johnston9 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  2. [S52] Letters & research of Liz Burden.
  3. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  4. [S22] The 1871 Census of England & Wales.
  5. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  6. [S29] Newspaper Cuttings.
  7. [S63] The 1901 Census of England and Wales.
  8. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  9. [S48] Passenger Ships Lists.



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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..