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).
- 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.
- Shirley Burgoyne Black, ‘Sandys, Charles (1786–1859)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 , accessed 17 June 2012