See ‘Anstey: A Complete History From the Norman Invasion to World War One‘ for much more on the Hemel Hempstead Anstees. In addition to biographies of various Anstey individuals who make up this sub-branch, the book contains a plethora of Anstey research and statistics, including an analysis of how the Hemel Hempstead Anstees fit into the pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anesti, the 12th century originator of the ‘Anstey’ surname.
HH 2. Edward Anstee: He was born in Swanbourne in 1731 to father John Anstee (SW 15), baptised there on 24 March 1731. He moved to Hemel Hempstead and married Mary (b 1730) in c1755 having children in Hemel Hempstead:
- Jos? Anstey (bap 25 Jul 1756);
- John Anstee (bap 17 March 1759 buried 27 Jan 1763);
- Edward Anstee (bap 27 December 1761, buried 5 Feb 1777 “aged 15“);
- William Anstee (bap 29 April 1764);
- John Anstee (bap 3 May 1767, buried 3 May 1767 aged 5 weeks); and
- Jane Anstee (b 1769, buried 10 December 1769 aged 6 weeks).
Mary was buried in Hemel Hempstead on 18 July 1776 aged 46 “wife of Edward“. He was buried in Hemel Hempstead on 27 Feb 1801 “aged 70“
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