Frank Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who emigrated to South Africa post-1891, enrolled with the South African Army in 1901 and was posted to the 3rd Battalion ‘D’ Company, Railway Pioneer Regiment, fighting in the Second Boer War. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Frank Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

John William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstey of the Shoreditch Ansteys, who signed up for active service very early in the war with the 9th Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment and fought in the ‘Battle of Sari Bair’ at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey in August 1915 (amongst other battles). AnybodyContinue reading “John William Anstey World War One Hero”

Frederick William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frederick William Anstey of the Shoreditch Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the beginning the war and was posted as a ‘Driver’ with the Royal Engineers, serving in Gallipoli, Turkey. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “Frederick William Anstey World War One Hero”

Shoreditch Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Shoreditch Ansteys, a sub-branch of the Crediton Ansteys (evolved from ‘Anstis’). We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Shoreditch Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Gary

Caradoc, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Caradoc, Ontario Ansteys of Middlesex County Canada, a sub-branch of Kennford Ansteys of Devon. As such, the Caradoc, Ontario Ansteys are an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, and thus do not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We areContinue reading “Caradoc, Ontario Anstey Page Commenced”

Kennford Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Kennford Ansteys of Devon, which includes both the village of Kennford and the parishes of Kenton, Kenn and Powderham. This sub-branch is an offshoot of the Crediton ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch and is thus originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, which does not connect toContinue reading “Kennford Anstey Page Commenced”

William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Anstey of the St Luke Holborn Ansteys, who served with the “G” Anti-Aircraft Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery in Belgium, tragically dying there a month after formal hostilities had ceased. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography,Continue reading “William 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 (b 1888 St Luke) of the St Luke Holborn Ansteys, who served “in the trenches in France from 17 March 1916 to 31 July 1917” on the Western Front with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “John 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 (b 1888 Hoxton) of the St Luke Holborn Ansteys, who served with the Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own) and later the Inland Waterways and Docks Regiment of the Royal Engineers. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “John Anstey World War One Hero”

Two Ernest Anstey World War One Heroes

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour biographies of Ernest Anstey (b 1885) and his nephew Ernest Anstey (b 1891), both of the St Luke Holborn Ansteys. Both ‘Ernests’ served in the Royal Fusiliers, one becoming a Sergeant and the other a Private, however we know nothing else about either of their warContinue reading “Two Ernest Anstey World War One Heroes”