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.

John Scantlebury

Male, #165, born 7 Oct 1810, died 29 Apr 1845
Relationship7th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherWilliam Scantlebury1 born 21 Sep 1786
MotherMary Pain1


Sarah Bartley born Jun 1809
Baptism7 Oct 1810 The Parish Church of St. Wyllow, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, Cornwall, England1 
(Groom) Marriage16 Jun 1831 The Parish Church of St. Andrew & St. Luke, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England; Bride=Sarah Bartley2 
Coastguard11 Jun 1832 Babbacombe Station, Babbacombe, Devon, England; Boatman3 
Coastguard2 Oct 1832 Dartmouth station, Dartmouth, Devon, England; Boatman3 
Coastguard3 Oct 1833 Fleet, Dorset, England; Boatman3 
Coastguard27 Jun 1835 Helwick Head, Dungarron/Youghal Division, Waterford, Ireland3 
Coastguard1 Jun 1840 Five Mile Head, Arklow Division, Kingstown, Ireland; Boatman3 
Coastguard28 Oct 1841 Cloghy, Belfast, Donaghade Division, Ireland; Boatman3 
Coastguard17 Oct 1843 Ventry Station, Limerick, Dingle Division, Ireland; boatman3 
Death29 Apr 1845 Ventry, Dingle, Ireland3 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  2. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England, Stoke Damerel parish records.
  3. [S30] Admiralty Records of The Royal Navy & Coastguards.
  4. [S20] The 1851 Census of England & Wales.



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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..