Isaac Alfred Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Isaac Alfred Anstey, known as Alfred, of the Washfield Ansteys, who volunteered for active service in May 1915, and served with the 99th Anti Aircraft Reserve Brigade as a Gunner throughout the latter part of the conflict. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “Isaac Alfred Anstey World War One Hero”

Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Anstey of the Washfield Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war and participated in the Battle of Le-Transloy (amongst others), before he was discharged “suffering with shell shock and trench fever“. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

Portland, Oregon Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Portland, Oregon Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Washfield Ansteys of Devon, who arrived in Portland, Oregon via Toronto, Canada. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Portland, Oregon Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with suchContinue reading “Portland, Oregon Anstey Page Commenced”

Crediton Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Crediton Ansteys of Devon, a complex undertaking, which consists of two completely separate sub-branches. One of these sub-branches connects to the South West Peninsula Anstey pedigree, the other is an ‘Anstey’ evolved from Anstis sub-branch. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing toContinue reading “Crediton Anstey Page Commenced”

George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Anstey, a member of the Curry Rivel Ansteys, who emigrated to Canada and was in October 1917 drafted for service into the Canadian Expeditionary Force. However, we lose track of him after he was discharged from service in 1918. Anybody who canContinue reading “George Anstey World War One Hero”

Curry Rivel Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Curry Rivel Ansteys of Somerset, a sub-branch of the Dulverton Ansteys and hence part of the South West Peninsula Ansteys. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Curry Rivel Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Curry Rivel Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”

George Alexander Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Alexander Anstey of the Bampton Ansteys who died fighting in West Flanders, Belgium in June 1915 whilst temporarily commanding a company of the 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who hasContinue reading “George Alexander Anstey World War One Hero”

Chisholm Wilfred Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Chisholm Wilfred Anstey of the Bampton Ansteys who fought as part of the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front in France, attached to both the South Wales Borderers and the Royal Flying Corps throughout the war. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Chisholm Wilfred Anstey World War One Hero”

Port Elliot, South Australia Anstey Page Commenced

The Port Elliot, South Australia Ansteys are a sub-branch of the of the Otterton Ansteys, though to confuse matters there was also a family of the Milverton Anstey sub-branch in Port Elliot at the same time. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add theirContinue reading “Port Elliot, South Australia Anstey Page Commenced”

Washfield, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

The Washfield Ansteys of Devon are a major sub-branch of the Dulverton Ansteys, hence forming part of the South West Peninsula Ansteys. We have begun to map the pedigree of this sub-branch and are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Washfield Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise,Continue reading “Washfield, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”