Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872), very likely a member of the Twillingate Ansteys, who from 1917 was attached to the Admiralty as ‘Deputy Assistant Director of Materials and Priority‘ to help the war effort. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872) World War One Hero”

Poole Anstey Page Commenced

The Poole Ansteys of Dorset are likely a sub-branch of the Hampreston Ansteys, and from the Poole Ansteys hail the Twillingate Ansteys of Newfoundland, Canada. Hence definitively connecting the Poole Ansteys to the Hampreston Ansteys is a major research objective, and the current status of our thoughts and findings has now been uploaded to the Poole AnsteyContinue reading “Poole Anstey Page Commenced”

Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Ansteys

It has long since been established by other Anstey researchers that the patriarch of the Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Ansteys is Charles Anstey of Poole in Dorset, England, who inherited a plantation in Twillingate in the will of William White of Wimborne Minister, Dorset in the 1700s, and thence emigrated there. We are currently attempting toContinue reading “Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Ansteys”