James Meek Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of James Meek Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who enlisted for service right at the outset of war in October 1914 and was posted to the Royal Army Service Corps as a Driver (Service Number: T3/022704), serving in France and Belgium. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “James Meek Anstey World War One Hero”

Henry Lewis Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Lewis Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who enlisted for service in April 1915 and was posted to the Army Service Corps ‘1 Company’ as a Driver (Service Number: T4/090449), serving in Alexandria, Egypt and then in Salonika. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Henry Lewis Anstey World War One Hero”

Abraham Clayton Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Abraham Clayton Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who enlisted for active service on 2 December 1915 and was posted to the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner (Service Number: 205978), serving abroad at some point and being “wounded in action“. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Abraham Clayton Anstey World War One Hero”

James Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of James Henry Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who signed up for active service fairly early in the war and was posted to the 1/13th Battalion (Kensington) London Regiment as a Private. He was then “killed by a sniper in France October 8 1916″Continue reading “James Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

William Henry Anstey (b 1896) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Henry Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who signed up for active service at the outset of war, posted to the 2/1st Bucks Battalion of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, and was “killed in action” near St Julien, Ypres “age 21” onContinue reading “William Henry Anstey (b 1896) World War One Hero”

Charles Richard Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Richard Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war with the 12th Lancers as a Private, probably serving with them abroad throughout the war, though we currently have few details. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Charles Richard Anstey World War One Hero”

Edward James M. Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One and World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of Edward James M. Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who fought in all the battles for the Relief of Ladysmith, namely Colenso (15 December 1899); Spion Kop (24 January 1900); and Vaal Krantz (5-7 February 1900) and also servedContinue reading “Edward James M. Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Francis James Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Francis James Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who was a long time Sea Captain and was in charge of the steamer ‘Branksome Chine‘, at the time carrying coal for the Government, when it was torpedoed off Beachy Head in 1915 by the Germans.Continue reading “Francis James Anstey World War One Hero”

Richard Anstey, Convict Sent to Australia

We have uploaded a research thread concerning Richard Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who became an Anstey convict sent to Australia in 1849. It seems very likely indeed that there are no Australian Anstey descendants of Richard Anstey alive today, as his entire family seemed to remain in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire when he was transported, howeverContinue reading “Richard Anstey, Convict Sent to Australia”

Castle Cary, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

The Castle Cary Ansteys of Somerset are an ‘Anstey evolved from Austin‘ sub-branch. Hence they are originally part of the ‘Austin’ 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 who is willing toContinue reading “Castle Cary, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”