Some of the better known and surprising  individuals in the tree:

 

Ambrose Heal Furniture designer and scholar  
Henry Gauntlett Composer  
George Elliott Anstruther Editor and Catholic apologist  
Fr Godfrey Anstruther Dominican priest and recusant historian  
Grahame Greene Novelist  
John Mortimer Barrister and novelist  
Daniel Defoe Writer  
John Todhunter Playwright and essayist  
Sir Frederick Ashton Dancer and choreographer  
Dodie Smith Playwright and author  

 

 

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Even more far-fetched links can be made to Karl Marx and Robert Louis Stevenson.

 
 
 Karl Marx 1818
 wife Johanna [Jenny] Von Westphalen
 grandmother Jane Wishart 1742
 uncle William Wishart 1695
 son William Wishart 1746
 wife Anne Balfour 1743
 father George Balfour 1711
 brother James Balfour 1705
 grandson Lewis Balfour 1777
 daughter Marion Balfour 1811
 daughter Jane Wilson 1846
 husband Carlton Greene 1844
 sister Frances Green 1882
 wife Margery Todhunter
 sister Edith Todhunter 1880
 husband Ambrose Heal 1872......
 
 
 RLS 1850
 mother Margaret Balfour 1829
 sister Marian Balfour 1811
 daughter Jane Wilson 1846
 husband Carlton Greene 1844
 sister Frances Green 1882
 wife Margery Todhunter
 sister Edith Todhunter 1880
 husband Ambrose Heal 1872......

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