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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Anstey Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Anstey Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Anstey family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Anstey

Wikipedia Christopher Anstey (October 31, 1724 ? August 3, 1805) was an English writer and poet.
Wikipedia Harry Francis Anstey (24 July 1847 ? 6 July 1927) was a metallurgist and gold prospector who led the prospecting expedition that discovered gold in the Yilgarn, leading to the gold rush that established Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields.
Wikipedia Edgar Anstey, (16 February 1907, Watford, Hertfordshire, England ? 26 September 1987, London, England), was a leading British documentary film-maker.
Wikipedia Ryan Anstey (born May 13, 1983 in Charlottetown) is a Canadian former professional soccer player.
Wikipedia Bruce Anstey (born April 24, 1969 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a motorcycle road racer for Relentless Suzuki in Northern Ireland.