Frank Silvester Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Silvester Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, who joined the Royal Air Force in 1917 as an Air Mechanic. He spent some time “in the field with the Russian Expeditionary Force RAF Unit” in Russia in August 1919 and he eventually rose to theContinue reading “Frank Silvester Anstey World War One Hero”

William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, a Private with the 2nd Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment B Company who fought at the Battle of St Quentin and was taken Prisoner of War. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “William Anstey World War One Hero”

George Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Henry Anstey, (also known as George Harry Anstey) a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who was wounded in the Fourth Battle of Ypres which commenced in early April 1918. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “George Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

John Darrall Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Darrall Anstey, a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who died in an attack on Wood Lane near Longueval, France, during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact usContinue reading “John Darrall Anstey World War One Hero”

Henry (Harry) Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Anstey, known as Harry, a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who fought in Malta with 1st Company R. G. A. (Royal Garrison Artillery) as a Gunner. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Henry (Harry) Anstey World War One Hero”

Gordon Westbourne Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Gordon Westbourne Anstey, a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who was a Gunner with the 11th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery, fighting alongside the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in 1917/18. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “Gordon Westbourne Anstey World War One Hero”

Francis Albert Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Francis Albert Anstey, a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who signed up for active service in Coventry in 1915, joining the Royal Army Service Corps and spending much of the war in the Mechanical Transport Army Service Corps (M. T. A. S. C.) basedContinue reading “Francis Albert Anstey World War One Hero”

Letter from Tom Anstey to A. F. Anstey 20 February 1912

We have uploaded a letter sent by Anstey researcher Thomas John Anstey (Tom) on 20 February 1912 during his genealogical research to A. F. Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys. The letter, as well as the others that we have uploaded, can be found in Tom’s Correspondence by clicking on the relevant gold envelope in the listing (the letter willContinue reading “Letter from Tom Anstey to A. F. Anstey 20 February 1912”

Birmingham, Warwickshire Anstey Page Commenced

The Birmingham Ansteys of Warwickshire are a sub-branch of the Coleshill Ansteys, themselves a sub-branch of the Hampton in Arden Ansteys. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Birmingham Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Birmingham, Warwickshire Anstey Page Commenced”