Lionel John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Lionel John Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who fought with the Honourable Artillery Company as a Gunner in 1915 and later became a Lieutenant of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force. Anybody who has information they would like to add toContinue reading “Lionel John Anstey World War One Hero”

Norman George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Norman George Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who signed up for active service in Nottingham right at the outbreak of World War One, and later fought in France. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact usContinue reading “Norman George Anstey World War One Hero”

Charles William Gibbs Anstey World War One Hero?

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles William Gibbs Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys who was conscripted in New Zealand in 1917 as part of the “Fifth Ballot of the South Canterbury Recruiting District“. However we have no idea whether he actually served during World War One – anybodyContinue reading “Charles William Gibbs Anstey World War One Hero?”

Alfred Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Tomkins Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who was captured by the Germans in 1918 and taken Prisoner of War. 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 “Alfred Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero”

Joseph Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Joseph Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the start of the war with the 12th Gloucester Regiment (Bristol’s Own), a ‘Pals Battalion’. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contactContinue reading “Joseph Anstey World War One Hero”

Gilbert Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Gilbert Tomkins Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who was a Sergeant for the Royal Scots Fusiliers attached to the Light Trench Mortar Battery. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Gilbert Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero”

Robert Harold Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Robert Harold Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who won the Military Cross in 1918 for heroic actions during the Second Somme Offensive. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched theirContinue reading “Robert Harold Anstey World War One Hero”

Daniel Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Daniel Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the start of the war and whose name “was the first on the first list of recruits for the new battalion [12th (Bristol’s Own) Gloucestershire Regiment – aContinue reading “Daniel Anstey World War One Hero”

Chew Magna Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Chew Magna Ansteys of Somerset, a sub-branch of the Dyrham Anstees of South Gloucestershire. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Chew Magna Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Gary