Thomas Anstey (b 1777) Australian Anstey Pioneer

We have uploaded a biography of Thomas Anstey (b 1777) of the Bampton Ansteys, who became an Australian Anstey pioneer when he migrated to Oatlands in Tasmania in 1823. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. We are actively seeking any research or other documentation such as correspondenceContinue reading “Thomas Anstey (b 1777) Australian Anstey Pioneer”

Thomas Henry Anstey Anglo-Zulu War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Henry Anstey of the Bampton Ansteys , who fought during the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. He was the elder brother of Edgar Oliphant Anstey and father of Thomas Christopher Ralph Anstey, whose biographies we have recently posted. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “Thomas Henry Anstey Anglo-Zulu War Hero”

Bampton, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

The Bampton Ansteys (aka Dulverton sub-branch ‘D’) are a sub-branch of the Dulverton Ansteys and form part of the South West Peninsula Anstey pedigree. The entire family was very military focused, with members fighting in numerous pre-World War One conflicts, as well as the two global conflicts of the 20th century, namely World War One and World War Two. We have begun to mapContinue reading “Bampton, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”

Edgar Oliphant Anstey Anglo-Zulu War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of Edgar Oliphant Anstey of the Bampton Ansteys , who fought and died in the Battle of Isandlwana during the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. 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 “Edgar Oliphant Anstey Anglo-Zulu War Hero”

Thomas Anstey Napoleonic Wars Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Anstey of the Bampton Ansteys, who fought in the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar during the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815). Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched their Anstey ancestors’ wartime heroicsContinue reading “Thomas Anstey Napoleonic Wars Hero”

Success! Lieutenant T. C. R. Anstey World War One Hero

It was less than 24 hours after we posted on this website project an appeal for help in identifying the gentleman countersigning a postcard in Egypt in 1915 during World War One that an eagle eyed Anstey researcher contacted us to inform us that it was Lieutenant Thomas Christopher Ralph (T. C. R.) Anstey ofContinue reading “Success! Lieutenant T. C. R. Anstey World War One Hero”