Canadian Census Mapping Complete

In our post of exactly a month ago we noted that we were mapping each and every one of the ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ who appeared in the 1911 Canada Census to their respective sub-branches. This task is now complete – many thanks to those involved. However we found many mistranscriptions of ‘Anstey’ in the census andContinue reading “Canadian Census Mapping Complete”

Charles Morgan Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Morgan Anstee (full name Charles Frederick Morgan Arding Anstee) of the Bristol Ansteys, who joined the Royal Navy in 1901, was demobilised in 1913 after completing his service, and was remobilised on 2 August 1914 at the outbreak of war, spending almost theContinue reading “Charles Morgan Anstee World War One Hero”

Huron, Ontario Anstay Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Huron, Ontario Anstays of Canada, a sub-branch which has not yet been connected into the wider Anstey pedigree. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Huron, Ontario Anstays to this Anstey story project – especially regarding the origin ofContinue reading “Huron, Ontario Anstay Page Commenced”

Canadian Census Mapping Commenced

The 1911 Canada Census was taken between 1911 and 1912, at which time the total population count of Canada was around 7.2 million. Of those, approximately 150 were members of the ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ family, representing about 1 in 48,000 people living there. However it is important to note that Newfoundland (including Twillingate) was not formallyContinue reading “Canadian Census Mapping Commenced”

Owen George Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Owen George Anstee of the Flamstead Anstees, who joined the Royal Navy Air Service just after turning eighteen in July 1916 and was then transferred to the Royal Air Force in April 1918, working as a “plane spotter“. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “Owen George Anstee World War One Hero”

Charles Edward Anstie World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Edward Anstie of the London, Ontario Ansties, who signed up for service with the 72nd Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force very early in the war and then in the trenches of the Somme in November 1916 received a “serious gunshot wound toContinue reading “Charles Edward Anstie World War One Hero”

Frank Albert Anstie World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Albert Anstie of the London, Ontario Ansties, who enlisted with the 7th Canadian Mounted Rifles early in the war then later embarked for France with the 4th Divisional Train of the CASC, before being “granted special leave to return to Canada on CompassionateContinue reading “Frank Albert Anstie World War One Hero”

John William Anstee (b 1897) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstee of the Toddington Anstees, who emigrated to Canada to become a rancher and then during the war served back in England with the 1st Draft 230th OS Battalion of the Canadian Forestry Corps. Anybody who has information they would like toContinue reading “John William Anstee (b 1897) World War One Hero”

George Anstee (b 1880) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Anstee of the Doynton Anstees, who signed up for part time service with the Army in 1905 and then at the outbreak of war signed up for active service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, serving in France with the Royal Canadian Dragoons.Continue reading “George Anstee (b 1880) World War One Hero”

Alfred Roy Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Roy Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who emigrated to Canada in c1910 and then served with the 49th Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France, being “blown up in April 1917” (but surviving) during the Battle of Arras. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “Alfred Roy Anstee World War One Hero”