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Henry Sandys, Esq.

Birthplace: Woolwich, Kent, England
Death: Died in Brettenham, Suffolk, England
Place of Burial: Groton, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York and Cicely Sandys (Wilford)
Husband of Bridget Sandys; Priscilla Sandys and Elizabeth Sands
Father of Henry Sandys; Henry Sands and Capt. James Sands
Brother of Sir Samuel Sandys, MP; Margaret Sandys; Sir Edwin Sandys, Kt., MP; Sir Miles Sandys, MP, 1st Baronet of Wilberton; Anne Barne and 3 others
Half brother of Child Sands and James Sands

Occupation: Reverend, Minister
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About Henry Sandys, Esq.

  • 12 Mar 1611/12, Signer, with his brother Edwin, of the third Virginia Charter.
  • Vicar at Preston, UK, signer of the third VA charter

From: http://www.vanneck.com/individual.php?pid=I1086&ged=15082012.ged

  • Given Names: Henry
  • Surname: Sandys
  • Prefix: The Reverend
  • Suffix: Of Reading Berkshire
  • Gender: Male      
  • Birth: 30 September 1572 56 56 -- Woolwich, London
  • Death: 1626 ‎(Age 53)‎ -- Brettenham, Suffolk, England
  • Note:
    • On his Sands family note it records that Richard fled to Amesbury to escape religious persecution.
    • He also appears to have signed, with his brother Edwin, the third Virginia Charter, although he ended his days is Brettenham or Groton, both in East Anglia, England.
  • Father: The Rt Rev Edwin Sandys (1516-1588); Archbishop of York
  • Mother: Cicely (Cecilia) Wilsford (1516-1611)
  • Brothers: Sir Edwin Sandys (1561-1629); Sir Myles Sandys (1563-??); George Sandys (1577-1643)
  • Wife: Elizabeth Goffe (1576-1647)
  • Son: Capt James Sands (1622-1693)

From: http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~legends/sandys.html

    (3)  Henry Sandys,

  • born 30 September 1572 in Furnesse Fells, Lancashire, England,
  • died 1654 in New England;
  • married Priscilla Chauncey. 
  • He was was admitted freeman of Boston in the year 1640. 
  • Henry was one of the signers of the Third Charter of Virgina with his brothers Edwin and George. 


Henry Sands [Parents] was

  • born on 20 Sep 1572 in Woolwich, Kent, England.
  • He was christened on 30 Sep 1572 in Furnesse Fells, Lancashire, England.
  • He died in 1626 in England. He was buried in 1626 in Groten, Suffolk, England.
  • He married Elizabeth Goffe about 1587 in Woolwich, Kent, England.
    • Elizabeth Goffe was born about 1576 in Reading, Berkshire, England.
    • She died before 1664 in East Hampton, New York.
    • She married Henry Sands about 1587 in Woolwich, Kent, England.
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Henry Sandys, Esq.'s Timeline

September 20, 1572
Woolwich, Kent, England
September 30, 1572
Furnesse Fells, Lancashire, England
Age 45
Age 49
Reading, Berkshire, England
Age 53
Brettenham, Suffolk, England
Groton, Suffolk, England