Arthur Anstee (b 1883) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Anstee of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys, who served with the South Wales Borderers as a Private (Service Number: 33226) and then the Labour Corps as a Private (Service Number: 243492). Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, orContinue reading “Arthur Anstee (b 1883) World War One Hero”

George Henry Anstee Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Henry Anstee of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys who, according to his own words in late 1899 and early 1900, “had three months at the front [in South Africa]. I have fought in three battles and have joined in one bayonet charge and thankContinue reading “George Henry Anstee Second Boer War Hero”

Reginald Cook Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Reginald Cook Anstee of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys, who enlisted for active service in Bath, probably in 1916, and was “killed in action” in Northern France in October 1918 whilst serving as a Sapper with the 154th Field Company of the Royal Engineers. AnybodyContinue reading “Reginald Cook Anstee World War One Hero”

George William Anstee Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George William Anstee of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys, who “Served in Zulu war, 1877-79, Frontier Light Horse; Kimberley, Gladstone Hotel, 1881 to 1887; Langberg war, Diamond Fields Horse; Boer war, 1899-1902, Imperial Light Horse, 2nd Kitchener’s Fighting Scouts“. Both we at the AnsteyContinue reading “George William Anstee Second Boer War Hero”

Harold Marratt Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the Second Boer War and World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of Harold Marratt Anstey of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys, who fought in both conflicts. 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 “Harold Marratt Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero”

Chewton Mendip, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

The Chewton Mendip Ansteys of Somerset are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch. Hence they are originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, and thus do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and we are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add theirContinue reading “Chewton Mendip, Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”