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Edwin Sandys, 2nd Baron Sandys

Edwin Sandys, 2nd Baron Sandys (28th Apr 1726 – 11 Mar 1797) was the eldest son of Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys and his wife Letitia daughter of Sir Thomas Tipping, baronet of Wheatfield, Oxfordshire. Before succeeding his father to the barony and to estates in Ombersley and elsewhere in 1770, her served as Member of Parliament for Droitwich from 1747 to 1754, for Bossiney 1754 to 1762 and for Westminster from 1762 to 1770. He and his wife had no issue, so that his title became extinct on his death, but his estates passed to his niece Mary, Marchioness of Downshire, who was in 1802 created Baroness Sandys with special remainder to her younger sons, before the eldest.

References

  • Burkes Peerage and Baronetage
  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages
Preceded by
Thomas Foley, later Lord Foley
Lord George Bentinck
Member of Parliament for Droitwich
1747–1754
With: Francis Winnington
Succeeded by
Thomas Foley, later Lord Foley
Robert Harley
Preceded by
William Ord
William Montagu
Member of Parliament for Bossiney
1754–1762
With: Edward Wortley Montagu
Succeeded by
Edward Wortley Montagu
John Richmond Webb
Preceded by
Viscount Pulteney
Hon. Edward Cornwallis
Member of Parliament for Westminster
1762–1770
With: Viscount Pulteney 1762 – 1763
Baron Warkworth (Earl Percy) 1763–1770
Succeeded by
Baron Warkworth (Earl Percy)
Sir Robert Bernard, Bt
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Samuel Sandys
Baron Sandys
1773 – 1779
Succeeded by
(extinct)


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