Harold Marratt Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the Second Boer War and World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of Harold Marratt Anstey of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys, who fought in both conflicts. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched their Anstey ancestors’ wartime heroicsContinue reading “Harold Marratt Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero”

Farmborough, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

The Farmborough Ansteys of Somerset are a sub-branch of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys. Thus they are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, originally part of the ‘Anstis‘ pedigree, and hence do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and weContinue reading “Farmborough, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”

Timsbury, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

The Timsbury Ansteys of Somerset are a sub-branch of the Camerton Ansteys, hence they are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch and thus do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing toContinue reading “Timsbury, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”

Chewton Mendip, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

The Chewton Mendip Ansteys of Somerset are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch. Hence they are originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, and thus do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. 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 theirContinue reading “Chewton Mendip, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”

Camerton, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

The Camerton Ansteys of Somerset are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch. Hence they are originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, and thus do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. 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 theirContinue reading “Camerton, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”

Port Elliot, South Australia Anstey Page Commenced

The Port Elliot, South Australia Ansteys are a sub-branch of the of the Otterton Ansteys, though to confuse matters there was also a family of the Milverton Anstey sub-branch in Port Elliot at the same time. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add theirContinue reading “Port Elliot, South Australia Anstey Page Commenced”

Clement Zouche Essington Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Clement Zouche Essington Anstey of the Gippsland, Victoria Ansteys of Australia, who volunteered for active service towards the end of World War One, on 11 July 1918 in Melbourne, Australia as a Private. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “Clement Zouche Essington Anstey World War One Hero”

Hugh George Essington Anstey Appeal for Help

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a partial biography of Hugh George Essington Anstey of the Gippsland, Victoria Ansteys of Australia, who was in the ‘Reserve of Officers’ in 1911. In March 1915, soon after the outbreak of World War One, Hugh was transferred temporarily to the 13th Light Horse Regiment and he was retransferred back toContinue reading “Hugh George Essington Anstey Appeal for Help”

Alexander Gidley Essington Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alexander Gidley Essington Anstey of the Gippsland, Victoria Ansteys of Australia, who was shot (but survived) whilst conducting patrols in no man’s land to hold the line along the Broodseinde Ridge in Belgium, a few weeks after the successful Battle of Broodseinde near Ypres in 1917.Continue reading “Alexander Gidley Essington Anstey World War One Hero”

Muriel Fanny Essington Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Muriel Fanny Essington Anstey of the Gippsland, Victoria Ansteys of Australia, who signed up for service and was attached to the ‘British India Service’ unit as a Staff Nurse at Deccan British War Hospital, Poona, Maharashta, India in 1917. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “Muriel Fanny Essington Anstey World War One Hero”