George William Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George William Anstey of the Filleigh Ansteys, who was an Acting Corporal with the Royal Engineers (Service Numbers: 213723 and WR/553322); in the 1918 Electoral Register he was an “absent voter on active military service” registered at Filleigh Mills – ditto 1919; and forContinue reading “George William Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero”

Bryan Gerald Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Bryan Gerald Anstey, sometimes known as Gerald, of the Filleigh Ansteys, who signed up for service right at the outset of the conflict with first the Somerset Light Infantry 5th Reserve Battalion as a Private (Service Number: 2730) and later the Royal Naval AirContinue reading “Bryan Gerald Anstey World War One Hero”

Thomas Anstey (b 1868) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Anstey of the Filleigh Ansteys, who signed up for active service in October 1915 and was posted to the Army Service Corps as a Private, spending the bulk of the war in France. Anybody who has information they would like to add toContinue reading “Thomas Anstey (b 1868) World War One Hero”

Filleigh, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

The Filleigh Ansteys of Devon are a sub-branch of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, themselves a sub-branch of the Tiverton Ansteys, hence they form part of the South West Peninsula Anstey pedigree. 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 Filleigh Ansteys to this Anstey story project. AnybodyContinue reading “Filleigh, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”