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Sandy, a parish partly in the hundred of Wixamtree, but chiefly in that of Bigglesware, county of Bedford, 3¼ miles NW of Biggleswade, including the hamlets of Beeston and Gritford, is five miles north east of Leighton Buzzard, 6 miles northeast of Edlesborough, Bucks and abt 9 mi. from Clapham Parish.

The following records were extracted from computerized transcriptions by the LDS Church of marriages for parishes in Bedfordshire from FHC Film 0543862 by Combs Researcher Denise Mortorff who adds that, due to the format, she was unable to interpret the handwriting personally.
(W. = wife, H. = husband):


Sandy Parish 1538 to 1812:

9 Jul 1585 Jn [John] COMBE and Helen WHISTON

_? Nov 1585 Jn [John] UNDERWOOD (and) Agnes HINSON

21 Jul 1590 Jn [John] COMBE and Agnes FISHER

DKM Note: The above Combes not yet identified. This parish includes a very large number of UNDERWOOD marriages earliest date 1542 to 1812 with THORPE, SKILLITER (2), RICHE, HARVY, HINSON, KINGE, HOPKINS, BRISTOWE, CHAMBERS, CATER, RYSLE, SUTTON, AYRE, UNDERWOOD, BIGGS, PALMER FREEMAN, NEWNAM(2), EVERIT, SHARP, TILCOCK (2), RICHARDSON, KNOTT (2), THURLY, FREEMAN, MORRIS, HAGGIS, SPRING, CHRISTMAS, HART, DANIEL, COY, GRAY, ANDERSON, MALIN surnames.


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