George Anstey

1843–8 November 1879 (Age 36)
Kennford, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Anstey was born in 1843, in Kennford, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Anstey, was 33 and his mother, Mary Stokes, was 32. He lived in Kenn, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 8 November 1879, at the age of 36.

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William Anstey
Mary Stokes
John Stokes Anstey
Sarah Anstey
William Lambert Anstey
Thomas Anstey Anstey
Fanny Anstey
Mary Anstey
George Anstey
Catherine Anstey
Ann Anstey
Thomas Anstey
Elizabeth Anstey

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World Events (2)


Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the dozen places in England called Anstey or Ansty, from Old English ānstiga, a compound of ān ‘one’ + stīg ‘path’, denoting a short stretch of road forking at both ends. The surname is found principally in Somerset and the West Country.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • George Ansley in household of William Ansley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Anstey in household of William Anstey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Anstey, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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