Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872), very likely a member of the Twillingate Ansteys, who from 1917 was attached to the Admiralty as ‘Deputy Assistant Director of Materials and Priority‘ to help the war effort. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872) World War One Hero”

Canada Ansteys Page Commenced

Canada Ansteys form a gallimaufry of offshoots of sub-branches, however they all have one thing in common, being that they can ALL ultimately trace back their ‘Anstey’ lineage to England, joining with one of the known English Anstey sub-branches (possibly via an American sub-branch). So however Canadian you may feel, if you are an ‘Anstey’ (orContinue reading “Canada Ansteys Page Commenced”

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”