Geoffrey Arthur Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Geoffrey Arthur Anstee of the Toddington Anstees who fought in (amongst others) the Battle of Le Transloy in October 1916, part of the Battle of the Somme, for which he received the Military Cross in 1917. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “Geoffrey Arthur Anstee World War One Hero”

Toddington, Bedfordshire Anstee Page Commenced

The Toddington Anstees of Bedfordshire are a sub-branch of the Houghton Regis Anstees, who themselves are a sub-branch of the Swanbourne Ansteys. 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 Toddington Anstees to this Anstey story project. Anybody withContinue reading “Toddington, Bedfordshire Anstee Page Commenced”

Prittlewell Anstee Page Commenced

The Prittlewell Anstees of Essex are a sub-branch of the Houghton Regis Anstees of Bedfordshire (who themselves are a sub-branch of the Swanbourne Ansteys of Buckinghamshire). 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 Prittlewell Anstees to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Prittlewell Anstee Page Commenced”

Houghton Regis Anstee Page Commenced

The Houghton Regis Anstees of Bedfordshire are a sub-branch of the Swanbourne Ansteys of Buckinghamshire. 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 Houghton Regis Anstees to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, pleaseContinue reading “Houghton Regis Anstee Page Commenced”

Calling all Caddington, Bedfordshire Ansteys

In the third edition of ‘ANSTEY: Our True Surname Origin and Shared Medieval Ancestry‘ we mention an Anstey sub-branch sprouting in Caddington in Bedfordshire in 1558. This sub-branch ultimately connects to John (I) de Anstey of the medieval Ansteys via the Sussex (I) Ansteys (see the illustration in Principal Anstey sub-branches). Thus far, throughout my ‘Anstey’Continue reading “Calling all Caddington, Bedfordshire Ansteys”