Thomas John Edmund Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour the war heroics of chief Anstey researcher Thomas John Edmund Anstey (Tom) 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 World War One and wishes for theirContinue reading “Thomas John Edmund 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”

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”

Letter from Tom to George Anstey, 27 June 1911

We are continuing to upload onto this website project the letters received and sent by Tom (Thomas John Edmund Anstey – one of the chief researchers of this Anstey project) during his ‘Anstey’ surname and family research, which he conducted between c1905 and early 1914. Today’s letter was an ‘introductory letter‘ sent by Tom to George Anstey of Berlin, NebraskaContinue reading “Letter from Tom to George Anstey, 27 June 1911”

Letter from Mrs Ettle to Tom Anstey 31 January 1911

We are beginning to upload onto this website the letters received and sent by Tom (Thomas John Edmund Anstey – one of the chief researchers of this Anstey project) during his ‘Anstey’ surname and family research, which he conducted between c1905 and early 1914. The first letter we have chosen to upload was sent by Mrs Ettle to TomContinue reading “Letter from Mrs Ettle to Tom Anstey 31 January 1911”

Uploading of Tom’s Correspondence Commences

We are very fortunate that copious quantities of genealogical correspondence penned between c1905 and 1914 by Tom (Thomas John Edmund Anstey), one of the chief researchers of this Anstey project, have survived to present times. We will presently commence uploading these letters into the ‘Tom’s Correspondence‘ section of this website, which can be found in the ‘Anstey Research’ menu,Continue reading “Uploading of Tom’s Correspondence Commences”

Tom’s 1913 ‘The Anstey Family’ Article Uploaded

T. J. Anstey (Tom) wrote an article entitled ‘The Anstey Family’, which was published in the ‘South Gloucestershire Chronicle’ on either 3 or 4 January 1913. We have now uploaded Tom’s exquisitely researched article in full, ‘as is’, for posterity. Gary

Tom’s Early 20th Century Anstey Research

We have begun to work on filling Tom’s Research page. Over the weeks and months ahead, we hope to upload a few of his early 20th century genealogical letters (which will appear on Tom’s Correspondence page) and other research of his, including his 1913 ‘The Anstey Family‘ article. Of course we would also like toContinue reading “Tom’s Early 20th Century Anstey Research”