John Anstey (HA 8)

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

HA 8. John Anstey: He was born in 1705 in Hampton on Arden to father Samuel Ansty (HA 7). He married Hannah Crocket in Hampton in Arden in 1736, he was “of Berkswell, bachelor of the age of 22 or thereabouts” – surely this should read “32” not “22”. They had a son in Hampton in Arden John Anstey (HA 9 – b 1736).

In 1755 “John Anstey, master weaver of Balsall” took on an apprentice.

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