Sandars, Samuel, 1837-1894 (bibliographer and barrister)
- Existence: 1837 - 1894
Samuel Sandars (1837-1894) was born on 25 April 1837 at Chelmsford, Essex. He attended Harrow, before matriculating at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1856 (B.A., 1860; M.A., 1863). He was admitted at the Inner Temple in 1859, and called to the bar in 1863. Sandars was J.P. for Buckinghamshire, and High Sheriff, 1894. He died on 15 June 1894, leaving £2,000 for the endowment of a Readership in Bibliography and Palaeography at Cambridge University, which was to bear his name. He also bequeathed a collection of books and manuscripts to the University Library.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of short, humorous stories concerning Cambridge, made by Sandars from a variety of sources, printed and otherwise. The source is usually given. A few printed extracts are pasted in. Inside the front cover is Sandars' bookplate.
Francis John Henry Jenkinson (1853-1923), Librarian to the University of Cambridge 1889-1923: correspondence concerning the Sandars Readership in Bibliography
Samuel Sandars: Transcribed extracts from British Library manuscripts concerning the town and University of Cambridge
Transcripts of notes compiled by Thomas Tanner, bishop of St Asaph, concerning books in the University Library, Cambridge (early 18th cent.).
Receipted bills and correspondence from booksellers to Sandars
Transcripts made from William Cole's manuscripts at the British Library concerning Cambridgeshire churches
Includes copy of Cambridgeshire entries in Domesday Book, copied from BL Harley MS 6016, 1869. Includes: transcripts re St Mary's Chruch and St Andrew's Church, Burwell, and the parish churches of Soham, Isleham, Swavesey, and Over.
- Type: Collection X