Frank Anstey Biography Uploaded

We have uploaded the biography of Francis George Anstey (known as Frank), a member of the Witheridge Anstey sub-branch of the Chulmleigh Ansteys, who stowed away on a full-rigged passenger vessel bound for Australia in c1876, becoming an Australia Anstey pioneer. Frank eventually worked his way up to become a member of the House of Representatives in Australia from 1910 to 1934, representing the Labor Party. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at

Anybody who has researched their ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ or ‘Anstie’ ancestors and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.


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