Henry Anstee (FL 10)

See ‘Anstey: A Complete History From the Norman Invasion to World War One‘ for much more on the Flamstead 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 Flamstead Anstees fit into the pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anesti, the 12th century originator of the ‘Anstey’ surname.

FL 10. Henry Anstee: He was born in 1855 in Flamstead to father Thomas Anstee (FL 5). He married Sarah Ann Chalkley in Kings Walden on 30 March 1881 (father confirmed as ‘Thomas Anstee’) and they had children in Luton: 

  • Walter William Anstee (FL 17 – b 1881); and 
  • Rhoda Elizabeth Anstee (b 1883 Markyate, married Aaron Beecroft in Luton in 1904 and was living at Watling Street Radlett, Aldenham in the 1911 Census with her family and mother).

In the 1891 Census he was a coal miner living with his family at Victoria Street, Mansfield. He died in 1903 in Mansfield “aged 47” and in the 1911 Census his widow Sarah Ann Anstee was living with her daughter Rhoda at Watling Street Radlett, Aldenham

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