SANDYS, Hon. Edwin (1726-97), of Ombersley, Worcs.
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Family and Education
b. 18 Apr. 1726, 1st s. of Samuel Sandys. educ. Eton 1742; New Coll. Oxf. 1743. m. 26 Jan. 1769, Anne Maria, da. of James Colebrooke, London mercer, wid. of William Payne King of Fineshade Abbey, Northants., sis. of Sir James and Robert Colebrooke, s.p. suc. fa. as 2nd Ld. Sandys 21 Apr. 1770.
Ld. of Admiralty Apr.-July 1757.
Defeated by one vote at Droitwich in 1747, Sandys was returned on petition as a government supporter.
He died 11 Mar. 1797.