John Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who joined the Army in early 1902 and was posted to the 36th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, embarking for South Africa on 26th May 1902 to help with Second Boer War clean-up operations. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “John Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who volunteered for active service right at the outset of war, then on 28 June 1915 he was admitted to ‘No 4 General Hospital‘ as a result of receiving a gunshot wound to the thigh whilst serving onContinue reading “Arthur Anstey World War One Hero”

William Clarence Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Clarence Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who signed up (or was called up) for service very late in the war and was posted to the Royal Air Force as an Air Mechanic 3rd Class (Service Number: 285083), serving in unit ‘5 ARD‘ andContinue reading “William Clarence Anstey World War One Hero”

Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Herbert Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who joined the Army in 1893 and was still serving with the 13th Corps of Hussars at the time of the Second Boer War, for which he received the Queen’s South Africa medal with clasps ‘Orange FreeContinue reading “Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

William James Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William James Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who joined the Royal Air Force and became an “armourer” (Air Mechanic 3rd Class) serving “in France from 13 October 1918 to 24 October 1919“. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography,Continue reading “William James Anstey World War One Hero”

Frank Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who was called up for active service with the 1st Battalion of the Warwickshire Royal Horse Artillery as a Gunner right at the outbreak of war, making him part of the first Territorial Force artillery unit to goContinue reading “Frank Anstey World War One Hero”

John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstey of the Foleshill Anstys, who signed up for active service right at the beginning of the war with the 3rd Field Ambulance, 1st Battalion Canadian Contingent, Canadian Army Medical Corps, part of the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “John Anstey World War One Hero”

Foleshill, Warwickshire Ansty Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Foleshill Anstys of Warwickshire, headed by Thomas Ansty (m 1808 Coventry), who are likely connected to the Coventry Ansteys. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Foleshill Anstys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise,Continue reading “Foleshill, Warwickshire Ansty Page Commenced”

Thomas Reginald Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Reginald Anstey, a member of the Coventry Ansteys (Hampton in Arden sub-branch) who died fighting in the the Battle of Guillemont village in Northern France in September 1916. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contactContinue reading “Thomas Reginald Anstey World War One Hero”

Coventry, Warwickshire Anstey Page Update

In March 2021 we commenced the Coventry, Warwickshire Anstey page, stating in our post that they are “likely a sub-branch of the Hampton in Arden Ansteys, though we are yet to prove that connection“. After much research into the Coventry Ansteys, not only have we proved the above, but we can now state that there areContinue reading “Coventry, Warwickshire Anstey Page Update”