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”

Hugh George Essington Anstey Appeal for Help

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a partial biography of Hugh George Essington Anstey of the Gippsland, Victoria Ansteys of Australia, who was in the ‘Reserve of Officers’ in 1911. In March 1915, soon after the outbreak of World War One, Hugh was transferred temporarily to the 13th Light Horse Regiment and he was retransferred back toContinue reading “Hugh George Essington Anstey Appeal for Help”

Richard Anstey, Convict Sent to Australia

We have uploaded a research thread concerning Richard Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who became an Anstey convict sent to Australia in 1849. It seems very likely indeed that there are no Australian Anstey descendants of Richard Anstey alive today, as his entire family seemed to remain in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire when he was transported, howeverContinue reading “Richard Anstey, Convict Sent to Australia”

Edward Anstee (b c 1840?) Appeal For Help

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a series of clues and findings regarding Edward Anstee (b c1840?). Currently we are unable to state definitively if he fought in the Siege of Delhi during the Indian Rebellion of 1857; neither can we state precisely how he fits in the overall Anstey pedigree.Continue reading “Edward Anstee (b c 1840?) Appeal For Help”

Robert Anstey, Third Anglo-Mysore War Hero?

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of Robert Anstey of the Blewbury Ansteys, who likely fought in the Third Anglo-Mysore War in India between 1790 and 1792. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched their AnsteyContinue reading “Robert Anstey, Third Anglo-Mysore War Hero?”

Henry Anstey Indian Rebellion of 1857 Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Anstey who helped quell the Indian Rebellion of 1857. We are struggling mightily to attach this gentleman to the wider Anstey pedigree; anybody who has information which could enlighten us in this regard, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched theirContinue reading “Henry Anstey Indian Rebellion of 1857 Hero”

Blewbury Anstey Page Commenced

The Blewbury Ansteys are the principal and root sub-branch of the Berkshire Ansteys, containing among their numbers probably the most well known modern day Anstey, that being Christopher Anstey the famous 18th century poet. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to addContinue reading “Blewbury Anstey Page Commenced”

Poole Anstey Page Commenced

The Poole Ansteys of Dorset are likely a sub-branch of the Hampreston Ansteys, and from the Poole Ansteys hail the Twillingate Ansteys of Newfoundland, Canada. Hence definitively connecting the Poole Ansteys to the Hampreston Ansteys is a major research objective, and the current status of our thoughts and findings has now been uploaded to the Poole AnsteyContinue reading “Poole Anstey Page Commenced”

Ivinghoe Anstees Mapping Commenced

Some of the Ivinghoe Anstees of Buckinghamshire are a sub-branch of the Flamstead Anstees. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for Ivinghoe Anstees alive today who are willing to add their knowledge of this sub-branch to this Anstey story project. Anybody who has said knowledge that they areContinue reading “Ivinghoe Anstees Mapping Commenced”

Flamstead Anstees Mapping Commenced

The Flamstead Anstees of Hertfordshire are likely a sub-branch of the Swanbourne Ansteys of Buckinghamshire. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for Flamstead Anstees alive today who are willing to add their knowledge of this sub-branch to this Anstey story project. We are especially interested in discussingContinue reading “Flamstead Anstees Mapping Commenced”