Henry Charles Anstey (b 1875) Second Boer War and World War One Hero

We have uploaded to both the pre-World War One Conflicts and World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of Henry Charles Anstey (b 1875) of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys. 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 OneContinue reading “Henry Charles Anstey (b 1875) Second Boer War and World War One Hero”

Thomas Lloyd Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Lloyd Anstey of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, who died in 1917 fighting in the Third Battle of Ypres in Belgium. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched their AnsteyContinue reading “Thomas Lloyd Anstey World War One Hero”

Tom’s Black Book Thornbury Pedigree Uploaded

We have uploaded another of Tom‘s Black Book pedigrees, this time the Thornbury Ansteys, who are an offshoot of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys. The pedigree was drawn by Tom in 1913 or early 1914 and based off research into the family that he performed between c1905 and 1914. The photo can be found towards the bottom of Tom’s Black Book page.Continue reading “Tom’s Black Book Thornbury Pedigree Uploaded”

Tom’s Black Book Page One Uploaded

We have uploaded the first page of Tom‘s (Thomas John Edmund Anstey – one of the chief researchers of this Anstey project) Black Book, which is a pedigree of the Llantarnam sub-branch of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, drawn by Tom in 1913 or early 1914 and based off research into the family that he performed between c1905 andContinue reading “Tom’s Black Book Page One Uploaded”

Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Anstey of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, who died fighting in the Battle of Arras in France in 1917. 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 heroicsContinue reading “Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

Postcard from Egypt Signed by Lieutenant R. Anstey 1915

In response to our ‘Appeal for Old Research Documents and Correspondence‘, a gentleman named Michael sent to us the following postcard. According to Michael, the postcard is from a soldier called Jack to a lady in Bridlington, Yorkshire. It was sent from Egypt on 27th May 1915 and countersigned in the top right corner by aContinue reading “Postcard from Egypt Signed by Lieutenant R. Anstey 1915”

Uploading of Tom’s Black Book Commencing

During the latter stages of his ‘Anstey’ surname and family research, Tom (Thomas John Edmund Anstey – one of the chief researchers of this Anstey project) drew some quite extraordinary pedigrees into a huge black scrapbook that he had bought for the purpose in 1913, known today as the ‘Black Book’. It has become one of the greatest Anstey ancestralContinue reading “Uploading of Tom’s Black Book Commencing”

Edward Archibald Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Edward Archibald Anstey (known as Ted) of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, who fought in Gallipoli, Turkey during the war. 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 heroicsContinue reading “Edward Archibald Anstey World War One Hero”

Alfred Richard William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Richard William Anstey (known as Dick) of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, who fought in multiple theatres during the war. 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 heroicsContinue reading “Alfred Richard William Anstey World War One Hero”

Charles Lloyd Anstey Junior World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Lloyd Anstey Junior of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, who died in 1917 during the Battle of Messines in Belgium. Anybody who has researched their Anstey ancestors’ wartime heroics in World War One (1914-1918) and wishes for their (original) findings to be uploadedContinue reading “Charles Lloyd Anstey Junior World War One Hero”