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”

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”