See ‘Anstey: A Complete History From the Norman Invasion to World War One‘ for much more on the Swanbourne 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 Swanbourne Ansteys fit into the pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anesti, the 12th century originator of the ‘Anstey’ surname.
SW 4. John Anstey: He was baptised on 28 October 1615 in Swanbourne to parents Thomas Anstey (SW 2) and Elizabeth Goodspeede. He married Katherine Payne on 9 April 1649 in St Bartholomew the Less London and had children in Swanbourne:
- John Anstee (b 1652 – see below);
- Thomas Anstee (SW 11 – bap 1 December 1656); and
- Edward Anstee (SW 12 – bap 6 July 1660).
“John Anstee senior” was buried on 1 November 1681 in Swanbourne and his wife Katherine was buried on 15 June 1681)
His son John Anstee (b 1652) was baptised as ‘Anstie’ on 25 July 1652 in Swanbourne . He married Elizabeth in c1672 and had children in Swanbourne:
- Catherine Anstee (bap 25 July 1673);
- Thomas Anstee (bap 22 December 1675 to father “John Anstee junior“);
- Elizabeth Anstee (bap 2 November 1678);
- Susannah Anstee (bap 25 February 1680 or 28 February 1681, died young?);
- Mary Anstee (bap 23 August 1684);
- Susannah Anstee (b 12 June 1697 bap 16 June 1697);
His wife Elizabeth likely was buried on 12 September 1697 in Swanbourne and John (b 1652) was likely buried on 24 March 1704 in Swanbourne.
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