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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.

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Transcripts made from William Cole's manuscripts at the British Library concerning Cambridgeshire churches

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.728
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1869
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