Charles Anstey Canada Rebellions Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys who fought in the Lower and Upper Canada Rebellions of 1837-1838. 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 ancestors’ wartime heroics in pre-World WarContinue reading “Charles Anstey Canada Rebellions Hero”

William Lake Anstey Crimean War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of William Lake Anstey of the Devonport Ansteys who fought in the Crimean War (1853-1856). 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 ancestors’ wartime heroics in pre-World War One Conflicts andContinue reading “William Lake Anstey Crimean War Hero”

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”

Witheridge Anstey Page Commenced

The Witheridge Ansteys are a very complex sub-branch, with some members being part of the Tiverton Ansteys (and thus form part of the  South West Peninsula Ansteys) and others forming part of the Chulmleigh Ansteys (an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis’ sub-branch). We have begun to map the pedigree of the Witheridge Ansteys and we areContinue reading “Witheridge Anstey Page Commenced”

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”

Devonport, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

The Devonport Ansteys of Devon are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch. Hence they are originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, and thus do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for anybody whoContinue reading “Devonport, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”