William Philip Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts and the World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of William Philip Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who fought with the Devonshire Regiment in the Second Boer War (Battle of Belfast amongst others) and with the 14th Canadian Battalion in World War One (the Battle of St JulienContinue reading “William Philip Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero”

William James Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William James Anstey of the Wentworth, Ontario Ansteys of Canada, who volunteered for active service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force and fought in the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917, as well as the Battle of Hill 70 later the same year.Continue reading “William James Anstey World War One Hero”

Wentworth, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Wentworth County, Ontario Ansteys of Canada, which consists currently of a series of unconnected clues. Given that Hamilton in Wentworth County is a port, it is highly unlikely that any ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’s living there will form a single coherent sub-branch – it is moreContinue reading “Wentworth, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced”

Caradoc, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Caradoc, Ontario Ansteys of Middlesex County Canada, a sub-branch of Kennford Ansteys of Devon. As such, the Caradoc, Ontario Ansteys are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, and thus do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We areContinue reading “Caradoc, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced”

John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstey of the Foleshill Anstys, who signed up for active service right at the beginning of the war with the 3rd Field Ambulance, 1st Battalion Canadian Contingent, Canadian Army Medical Corps, part of the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “John Anstey World War One Hero”

Whitby, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Whitby, Ontario Ansteys of Canada, a sub-branch of the Exminster Ansteys of Devon, and thus an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, which does not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We are actively on the lookout for anybody whoContinue reading “Whitby, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced”

Ernest Charles Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Ernest Charles Anstey of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, who volunteered in 1915 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for active service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force (CEF), being assigned to the ‘Duke of Connaught’s Own 158th? (Overseas) Battalion‘. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Ernest Charles Anstey World War One Hero”

Kamloops BC Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Kamloops Ansteys of British Columbia, Canada, a sub-branch of the Rugby Ansteys, themselves a sub-branch of the Trumpington Ansteys of Cambridgeshire. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Kamloops, BC Ansteys  to this Anstey story project. Anybody with suchContinue reading “Kamloops BC Anstey Page Commenced”

Paul Anstie American Civil War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of Paul Anstie of the London, Ontario Ansties of Canada, who signed up to fight in the American Civil War, enlisting as a Private in 1863 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts on the side of the Union. Anybody who has information they would likeContinue reading “Paul Anstie American Civil War Hero”

London, Ontario Anstie Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the London, Ontario Ansties of Canada, a sub-branch of the Devizes Ansties of Wiltshire. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the London, Ontario Ansties to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Gary