George Sandby

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George Sandby, D.D. (5 April 1716 – 24 March 1807) was an 18th-century English priest and academic.[1]

Sandby was educated at Merton College, Oxford, matriculating in 1734 and graduating B.A. in 1737.[2] He held livings at Denton and Skeyton. He was Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge[3] from 1760 until 1774; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1760 until 1761;[4] and Chancellor of the Diocese of Norwich from 1768 until his death.[5]


  1. ^ UCL
  2. ^ Foster, Joseph (1888–1892). "Sandby, George (1)" . Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715–1886. Oxford: Parker and Co – via Wikisource.
  3. ^ Cunich, Hoyle, Duffy and Hyam (1994). A History of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Magdalene College Publications ISBN 0952307308
  4. ^ Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, John Venn/John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part II. 1752–1900 Vol. v. Pace – Spyers, (1953) p412
  5. ^ National Archives
Academic offices
Preceded by Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Preceded by Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
Succeeded by