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 RepresentativesContinue reading “Frank Anstey Biography Uploaded”

George Alexander Anstey Biography Uploaded

We have uploaded the biography of George Alexander Anstey of the Bampton Ansteys who fought in the Black War (1824-1832) in Tasmania, Australia, and was also an Australian Anstey pioneer. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched their ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ or ‘Anstie’Continue reading “George Alexander Anstey Biography Uploaded”

Majorca, Victoria Anstee Page Commenced

The Majorca, Victoria Anstees of Australia are a sub-branch of the Swanbourne Ansteys of Buckinghamshire, who emigrated to Australia in 1844. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Majorca, Victoria Anstees to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Majorca, Victoria Anstee Page Commenced”

Kilmore, Victoria Anstee Page Commenced

The Kilmore, Victoria Anstees of Australia are a sub-branch of the Thornborough Anstees of Buckinghamshire who emigrated to Australia in c1850. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Kilmore, Victoria Anstees to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Kilmore, Victoria Anstee Page Commenced”

Thomas Anstey (b 1777) Australian Anstey Pioneer

We have uploaded a biography of Thomas Anstey (b 1777) of the Bampton Ansteys, who became an Australian Anstey pioneer when he migrated to Oatlands in Tasmania in 1823. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. We are actively seeking any research or other documentation such as correspondenceContinue reading “Thomas Anstey (b 1777) Australian Anstey Pioneer”

Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826) American Anstey Pioneer

We have uploaded a biography of Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826 in Witheridge) who became an American Anstey Pioneer when he migrated to America in 1855 with his family, settling in Wisconsin. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. We are actively seeking any research or otherContinue reading “Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826) American Anstey Pioneer”

Simeon Bishop Anstey American Civil War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of  Simeon Bishop Anstey of the Devonport Ansteys, who fought during the American Civil War (1861-1865) on the Union side, and died a couple of months after being injured at the Battle of Prairie Grove in 1862. Simeon was also an American Anstey Pioneer, becoming the patriarchContinue reading “Simeon Bishop Anstey American Civil War Hero”

Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Ansteys

It has long since been established by other Anstey researchers that the patriarch of the Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Ansteys is Charles Anstey of Poole in Dorset, England, who inherited a plantation in Twillingate in the will of William White of Wimborne Minister, Dorset in the 1700s, and thence emigrated there. We are currently attempting toContinue reading “Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Ansteys”