Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Variants: Anstes, Anstess, Anstice, Anstiss
Category: 3 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is well under way on a global basis.
Contact: Mr Ray Anstis
Undoubtedly the most distinguished bearer of the name is JOHN ANSTIS who was Garter King of Arms from 1718 to 1744. He was succeeded by his son JOHN ANSTIS the younger who died without issue.
Other people with the name have been: -
The three most common variants occur in almost equal numbers in the 1881 Census: -
In each case this represents about 5 persons per million
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