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”