See ‘Anstey: A Complete History From the Norman Invasion to World War One‘ for much more on the Majorca Anstees of Victoria. In addition to biographies of various Anstey individuals who make up this sub-branch, the book contains a plethora of Anstey research and statistics, including an analysis of how the Majorca Anstees of Victoria fit into the pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anesti, the 12th century originator of the ‘Anstey’ surname.
MJ 6. Alfred George Rich Anstee: He was born in 1875 in Timor, Victoria to father Edward Anstee (MJ 2). Known as Alf, he married Annie Eliza Hyatt (1876-1946) in c1895 and they had children:
- Bertram Edward Anstee (MJ 17 – b 1897 Rutherglen, served during World War One); and
- Harold James Anstee (MJ 18 – b 1899 Rutherglen, served during World War One).
The family were in Victoria in c1910 – they were at 19 Merton Road, Caulfield in 1916 and at Parnell Street, Gardenvale in the suburbs of Melbourne in 1918.
On 29 May 1946 the ‘Argus‘ reported “ANNIE ELIZA ANSTEE. Late of McCrae. Married Woman, Deceased. Intestate. – After 14 clear days Alfred George Rich Anstee, of 6 Laloma street, Essendon, Gentleman, will APPLY to the Supreme Court for a grant of LETTERS of ADMINISTRATION of the estate of the said deceased, be being the widower of the deceased.“.
He died in Cheltenham in 1967, buried at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery inscription “Alfred G. Anstee 24 August 1967 age 92“.
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