Gerald Spalding Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Gerald Spalding Anstey of the Broadclyst Ansteys, who joined the Army at the very young age of 15 and was still serving with the Devonshire Regiment at the outbreak of the Second Boer War in 1899. After fighting in that conflict, Gerald settledContinue reading “Gerald Spalding Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

George Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One and World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of George Herbert Anstey of the Broadclyst Ansteys, who fought with the 1st Royal Dragoons in the Second Boer War and then served again throughout World War One spending much of that conflict in Dunbar, Scotland at the No 6 ScottishContinue reading “George Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Harold John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Harold John Anstey of the Broadclyst Ansteys, who was an Acting Corporal with the 1st/6th Hampshire Regiment serving in Mesopotamia in 1915 amongst other places. According to his own report he “was severely wounded on three occasions during this campaign but was backContinue reading “Harold John Anstey World War One Hero”

Winifred Ethel Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Winfred Ethel Anstey of the Tywardreath Ansteys, who was born in New Zealand and served as a Nurse on various Hospital Ships during the war. She also managed to survive after a ship that she was on was hit by a German torpedo inContinue reading “Winifred Ethel Anstey World War One Hero”

John Percy Morris Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Percy Morris Anstey, a member of the Tywardreath Ansteys, who was killed in action in August 1916 whilst defending positions near Bois Grenier, Northern France during the First Battle of the Somme. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “John Percy Morris Anstey World War One Hero”

Charles Raby Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Raby Anstey, an Australian member of the Tywardreath Ansteys of Cornwall, who died in 1916 on the Western Front in Northern France after being wounded in action following a “trench raid” on the German front line. Anybody who has information they would likeContinue reading “Charles Raby Anstey World War One Hero”

Sandford, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

The Sandford Ansteys of Devon are a sub-branch of Broadclyst Ansteys, who themselves are a sub-branch of the Tiverton Ansteys, and thus form part of the South West Peninsula Anstey pedigree. 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 specialistContinue reading “Sandford, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”

Tywardreath, Cornwall Anstey Page Commenced

The Tywardreath Ansteys of Cornwall are a sub-branch of Broadclyst Ansteys, who themselves are a sub-branch of the Tiverton Ansteys, and thus form part of the South West Peninsula Anstey pedigree. 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 specialistContinue reading “Tywardreath, Cornwall Anstey Page Commenced”

Broadclyst, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

The Broadclyst Ansteys of Devon are a sub-branch of the Tiverton Ansteys, and thus form part of the South West Peninsula Anstey pedigree. 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 Broadclyst Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody withContinue reading “Broadclyst, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”