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”

Walter William Ansty World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Walter William Ansty of the Gussage Ansteys, who died during the fatal Landing at Cape Helles in the Battle of Gallipoli, Turkey in April 1915. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody whoContinue reading “Walter William Ansty World War One Hero”

Poole Anstey Page Commenced

The Poole Ansteys of Dorset are likely a sub-branch of the Hampreston Ansteys, and from the Poole Ansteys hail the Twillingate Ansteys of Newfoundland, Canada. Hence definitively connecting the Poole Ansteys to the Hampreston Ansteys is a major research objective, and the current status of our thoughts and findings has now been uploaded to the Poole AnsteyContinue reading “Poole Anstey Page Commenced”

Gussage Anstey Page Commenced

The Gussage Ansteys of Dorset are a sub-branch of the Tarrant Crawford 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 Gussage Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Gussage Anstey Page Commenced”

Sixpenny Handley Anstey Page Commenced

The Sixpenny Handley Ansteys of Dorset are a sub-branch of the Gussage 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 Sixpenny Handley Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Sixpenny Handley Anstey Page Commenced”

Dorset Ansteys Uploading Commencing

Ansteys in Dorset consist of three principal and independent major Anstey sub-branches (all of which descend from the medieval Ansteys), being: the Dorset (I) Anstey sub-branch (long since Anstey-extinct); the Dorset (II) Anstey sub-branch (with root and principal sub-branch the Tarrant Crawford Ansteys); and the Dorset (III) Anstey sub-branch (with root and principal sub-branch the HamprestonContinue reading “Dorset Ansteys Uploading Commencing”

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”