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|Sandys, John Edwin.|
Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, Apr. 29, 1863.
S. of the Rev. Timothy, of Calcutta (and Rebecca).
B. [May 19, 1844], at Leicester.
Bapt. July 9, 1844. [School, Repton.] Matric. Michs. 1863; Bell Scholar, 1864; Scholar, 1865; Browne medal, 1865; Porson prize, 1865, 1866; Members' prize, 1866 and 1867; B.A.
(Senior Classic) 1867; M.A. 1870; Litt.D. 1886; Hon.
Fellow, 1867-1922; tutor, 1870-1900.
Coll., Dublin, 1892; Hon.
LL.D., Edin., 1909; Oxford, 1920.
Lane Lecturer at Harvard, 1905.
Pres. of the Philological Soc., 1890-1; Pres. of the Classical Soc., 1909.
Married, Aug. 17, 1880, Mary Grainger, dau. of the Rev. H. Hall, V. of St Paul's, Cambridge. 'One of the outstanding figures of a generation in which Cambridge was transformed by many influences, but above all by the growth of scientific schools.' Author, Easter Vacations in Greece; Introduction to Latin Epigraphy; History of Classical Scholarship (3 vols.); Harvard Lectures on the Revival of Learning. Lived at Merton House, Cambridge.
Died suddenly, July 6, 1922.
Benefactor to the College and University.
Half-brother of Edward T. (1883) and of James S. (1876).
(Repton Sch. Reg.; Walford, County Families; D.N.B.; Who was Who.)
|John Edwin SANDYS |
Approx. lifespan: 18441922
pens. St John's College adm1863:04:29
s. of Rev. Timothy Sandys SANDYS of Calcutta, [India], (and Rebecca)
b. 1844:05:19 Leicester, [Leicestershire],
Sch: Repton School Repton, [Derbyshire],
Bell Scholar 1864
Browne Medal 1865
Porson Prize 1865, 1866
Members' Prize 1866, and 1867
BA Senior Classic 1867
Hon. LittD Trinity College, Dublin 1892
Hon.LLD Edin. [Scotland], 1909
Hon.LLD Oxford University 1920
Lane Lecturer at: : Harvard, [Massachusetts], USA , 1905
President of: : Philological Society 1890-91
President of: : Classical Society 1909
m. 1880:08:17 Mary Grainger HALL dau. of Rev. H. HALL V.: St Paul's, CB, [Cambridgeshire],
"One of the outstanding figures of a generation in which CB, ???, was transformed by many influences, but above all by the growth of scientific schools."
Publ.: Easter Vacations in Greece; Introduction to Latin Epigraphy; History of Classical Scholarship (3 vols.); Harvard Lectures on the Rev.ival of Learning
At Merton House, CB, [Cambridgeshire],
d. suddenly 1922:07:06
Benefactor to the College and University
half-brother of Edward T. SANDYS (1883)
half-brother of James S. SANDYS (1876)
( Repton School Reg. ; Walford, County Families; D.N.B.; Who was Who )
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