Domesday Book CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) including: Leicestershire (Anstige), East and West Anstey, Devon (Anestinga) Ansty, Warwickshire (Anestie), Ansty Cross, Higher Ansty, Dorset (Anesty) CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early Origins of the Anstis family
Wiltshire in eastern England, where the family name had been settled from very ancient times.
Early History of the Anstis family
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Anstis Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Anstis have been found, including Anstey, Anstie, Ansty, Anstay, Anstee and others.
Early Notables of the Anstis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Anstis family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Anstis, or a variant listed above:
Anstis Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Anstis Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Anstis (post 1700)
Historic Events for the Anstis family
Anstis Family Crest Products