Lyons, NY Anstee Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Lyons Anstees of Wayne County in the State of New York, America and are looking for help connecting them to the overall Anstey pedigree. As such, we are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Lyons, NY AnsteesContinue reading “Lyons, NY Anstee Page Commenced”

George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Anstey, a member of the Curry Rivel Ansteys, who emigrated to Canada and was in October 1917 drafted for service into the Canadian Expeditionary Force. However, we lose track of him after he was discharged from service in 1918. Anybody who canContinue reading “George Anstey World War One Hero”

Riccarton New Zealand Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Riccarton Ansteys of Christchurch, New Zealand. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Riccarton Ansteys to this Anstey story project, especially with regards to connecting William Anstey (b 1835) to the overall Anstey pedigree. Anybody with such inclination, expertise andContinue reading “Riccarton New Zealand Anstey Page Commenced”

Charles William Gibbs Anstey World War One Hero?

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles William Gibbs Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys who was conscripted in New Zealand in 1917 as part of the “Fifth Ballot of the South Canterbury Recruiting District“. However we have no idea whether he actually served during World War One – anybodyContinue reading “Charles William Gibbs Anstey World War One Hero?”

Joseph Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Joseph Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the start of the war with the 12th Gloucester Regiment (Bristol’s Own), a ‘Pals Battalion’. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contactContinue reading “Joseph Anstey World War One Hero”

Gussage, Dorset Anstey Page Advancing Nicely

In February of this year we commenced our page detailing the Gussage Ansteys of Dorset, a major sub-branch of the Tarrant Crawford Ansteys. Work has continued to advance, especially in the last week or so, and the pedigree of this most important sub-branch is filling up nicely. Of course we are always on the lookoutContinue reading “Gussage, Dorset Anstey Page Advancing Nicely”

50 World War One Hero Biographies Uploaded

We have reached a major milestone in the Anstey Story Project – we have now completed 50 biographies of ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ heroes who fought in World War One,  and uploaded them to the Roll of Honour. The gentlemen (and one lady) that we have currently documented connect to dozens of different ‘Anstey’,Continue reading “50 World War One Hero Biographies Uploaded”

Chatham, Kent Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Chatham Ansteys of Kent, which includes an analysis of the neighbouring areas of Strood, Rochester, Medway and Frindsbury. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Chatham Ansteys to this Anstey story project, especially in regards to the question of fromContinue reading “Chatham, Kent Anstey Page Commenced”

Coventry, Warwickshire Anstey Page Update

In March 2021 we commenced the Coventry, Warwickshire Anstey page, stating in our post that they are “likely a sub-branch of the Hampton in Arden Ansteys, though we are yet to prove that connection“. After much research into the Coventry Ansteys, not only have we proved the above, but we can now state that there areContinue reading “Coventry, Warwickshire Anstey Page Update”

Subiaco, Western Australia Page Commenced

We are endeavouring to connect the Subiaco Ansteys of Western Australia to the wider Anstey pedigree. The patriarch of the Subiaco, Western Australia Ansteys is Charles Anstey who was born in c1838/40, probably in England but possibly in Australia, to father William Anstey.  We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and are actively on the lookout for anybody who isContinue reading “Subiaco, Western Australia Page Commenced”