John Saunders Anstey Crimean War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Saunders Anstey of the Devonport Ansteys, who fought in the Crimean War in the Battle of Alma in September 1854; the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854; and the Siege of Sevastopol in Winter 1854. Then in India he took part in theContinue reading “John Saunders Anstey Crimean War Hero”

Edward Leroy Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Edward Leroy Anstey, a member of the Brown, Kansas Ansteys of America, who served during the closing stages of World War One on the ship ‘USS Black Hawk‘. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Edward Leroy Anstey World War One Hero”

Brown, Kansas Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Brown, Kansas Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Devonport Ansteys of Devon and thus an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, which does not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We are actively on the lookout for anybody whoContinue reading “Brown, Kansas Anstey Page Commenced”

William Lake Anstey Crimean War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of William Lake Anstey of the Devonport Ansteys who fought in the Crimean War (1853-1856). 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 heroics in pre-World War One Conflicts andContinue reading “William Lake Anstey Crimean War Hero”

Simeon Bishop Anstey American Civil War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of  Simeon Bishop Anstey of the Devonport Ansteys, who fought during the American Civil War (1861-1865) on the Union side, and died a couple of months after being injured at the Battle of Prairie Grove in 1862. Simeon was also an American Anstey Pioneer, becoming the patriarchContinue reading “Simeon Bishop Anstey American Civil War Hero”

Devonport, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

The Devonport Ansteys of Devon 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 whoContinue reading “Devonport, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”