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.

Sarah Philpott1

Sarah Scantlebury nee Philpott wife of William Henry Scantlebury
Female, #1742, born 7 Dec 1873, died Jun 1954


William Henry Scantlebury born 29 Dec 1871, died 18 Jun 1937
(Child) Birth7 Dec 1873 The Village, West Overton, Wiltshire, England1,2 
(Child) Baptism5 Apr 1874 The Parish Church of St.Michael, West Overton, Wiltshire, England3 
Married Name20 Mar 1897 Scantlebury1 
(Bride) Marriage20 Mar 1897 The Parish Church of St. Winnow, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England; Groom=William Henry Scantlebury, Witness=Ethel Alvina Scantlebury, Witness=Elford Henry Scantlebury1 
(Wife) Census 19113 Apr 1911 Tredethick, St. Winnow, Cornwall, England; Head of household=William Henry Scantlebury, Daughter=Janie Scantlebury, Daughter=Gwendoline Eva Scantlebury, Son=Thomas Smith Scantlebury, Daughter=Ethel Mary Ellen Scantlebury4 
(Witness) 1939 Register29 Sep 1939 Applethorne Street, Plympton, Devon, England; Principal=Sidney James Scantlebury, Principal=Margaret Winifred Spare5 
(Deceased) DeathJun 1954 Kingsbridge, Devon, England6 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  2. [S11] The 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  3. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  4. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  5. [S131] The 1939 Registration of England & Wales.
  6. [S6] General Record Office index of death certificates.
  7. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.



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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..