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 20. John Anstey Junior: He was born in 1848 in Coventry to parents John Anstey (HA 11) and Elizabeth Docker. He was a grocer in 1867 living in Kenilworth. In the 1871 Census he was at 11 Queen Street, Salisbury (St Edmund), Alderbury visiting his sister Mary Elizabeth Ling. He married Fanny Louisa Snape in 1878 in Bilston, Staffordshire and they had children in Bilston and later West Bromwich:
- Frances M. E. Anstey (b 1880);
- Arthur Harold Anstey (HA 29 – b 1881 Bilston, served during World War One);
- Hubert John Anstey (b 1884 Bilston, a commerical clerk at an iron works in the 1911 Census);
- Joseph Gordon Anstey (b 1885 Bilston, an unmarried teacher boarding at 3 Woodlea Road Waterfoot, Rawtenstall in the 1911 Census and an unmarried ‘Mathematics Master In Secondary School’ at 171 Bacup Road, Rawtenstall in 1939);
- William Leslie Anstey (HA 31 – b 1887 Bilston, served during World War One);
- Thomas Reginald Anstey (HA 32 – b 1890 West Bromwich, served and died during World War One);
- Hilda Mabel Anstey (b 1892 West Bromwich, a ‘nursery and governess’ in the 1911 Census).
In the 1901 Census the family were living at Beeches Road, West Bromwich – he was still a grocer. They were still at 30 Beeches Road, West Bromwich in the 1911 Census where he was now a retired grocer – he died in 1936 in West Bromwich.
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