Percy Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Percy Anstey of the Wentworth, Ontario Ansteys, who signed up for service in Winnipeg in May 1918 having been drafted under the Military Service Act 1917, joining the Royal Air Force in Toronto. He later made somewhat of a name for himself in poultry.Continue reading “Percy Anstey World War One Hero”

Waukesha, Wisconsin Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Waukesha, Wisconsin Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Witheridge Ansteys (part of the Chulmleigh Ansteys) and thus an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, which does not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We are actively on the lookout for anybody whoContinue reading “Waukesha, Wisconsin Anstey Page Commenced”

Daron Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Daron Anstey of the Witheridge Anstey sub-branch of the Chulmleigh Ansteys (born in 1891 in Sale, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia) who volunteered in Brunswick for active service with the Australian Imperial Force in March 1916. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “Daron Anstey World War One Hero”

Frank Anstey Biography Uploaded

We have uploaded the biography of Francis George Anstey (known as Frank), a member of the Witheridge Anstey sub-branch of the Chulmleigh Ansteys, who stowed away on a full-rigged passenger vessel bound for Australia in c1876, becoming an Australia Anstey pioneer. Frank eventually worked his way up to become a member of the House of RepresentativesContinue reading “Frank Anstey Biography Uploaded”

Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826) American Anstey Pioneer

We have uploaded a biography of Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826 in Witheridge) who became an American Anstey Pioneer when he migrated to America in 1855 with his family, settling in Wisconsin. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. We are actively seeking any research or otherContinue reading “Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826) American Anstey Pioneer”

Witheridge Anstey Page Commenced

The Witheridge Ansteys are a very complex sub-branch, with some members being part of the Tiverton Ansteys (and thus form part of the  South West Peninsula Ansteys) and others forming part of the Chulmleigh Ansteys (an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis’ sub-branch). We have begun to map the pedigree of the Witheridge Ansteys and we areContinue reading “Witheridge Anstey Page Commenced”