Bodleian Library Appeal Success

On 16 November 2020 we put out an appeal for any medieval Anstey enthusiasts who had access to the Bodleian Library in Oxford University to obtain for us ‘Dodsworth Manuscripts’ Volume Four page 21, on which was drawn a pedigree of the sub-branch of the medieval Ansteys descendent from Richard de Anstey. Well, our call wasContinue reading “Bodleian Library Appeal Success”

Table of Contents for Fourth Edition

We are beginning to put together the fourth edition of ‘ANSTEY: Our True Surname Origin and Shared Medieval Ancestry‘, which should be available for purchase on Amazon later this year. We have decided on chapter structure, which is much more comprehensive than for the first three editions of this book. Gary

Our ‘1600 Parish Register Dataset’

On page 46 of the third edition of ‘ANSTEY: Our True Surname Origin and Shared Medieval Ancestry‘ we introduce our ‘1600 Parish Register Dataset‘, which is a comprehensive listing of all Ansteys who appeared in parish registers in the UK from the inception of registers in 1538 through to c1650. This dataset forms a vitalContinue reading “Our ‘1600 Parish Register Dataset’”

Tom’s Early 20th Century Anstey Research

We have begun to work on filling Tom’s Research page. Over the weeks and months ahead, we hope to upload a few of his early 20th century genealogical letters (which will appear on Tom’s Correspondence page) and other research of his, including his 1913 ‘The Anstey Family‘ article. Of course we would also like toContinue reading “Tom’s Early 20th Century Anstey Research”