Charles Sandys

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Charles Sandys F.S.A. (1786–1859), a Canterbury solicitor and antiquary, used the Cathedral Library and Archives for research on Kentish legal history.

His writings included A Critical Dissertation on Professor Willis's ‘Architectural History of Canterbury Cathedral’ (1846), A concise history of Reculver, Kent, from the time of the Romans to that of Henry VIII (1850), and Consuetudines Kanciae: a history of Gavelkind and other remarkable customs in the county of Kent (1851).[1]

Shelfmark W/H-6-9
Jacob Hooper. Impartial history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, during the reign of King Charles the First. ... By Jacob Hooper, ... 1738.
Inscription on front free endpaper: Octo. 6. 1773. Noble.
Armorial bookplate on front pastedown, with motto 'Cruce luce duce': Charles Sandys.
Inscription on front pastedown: Biblioth: Ecclie. Xri. Cant. Ex dono Caroli Sandys.
  1. Shirley Burgoyne Black, ‘Sandys, Charles (1786–1859)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [1], accessed 17 June 2012