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   Sir Edwin Sandys was an early settler in Bermuda. One of the Parishes is named for him, Sandys. The name is properly pronounced “Sands.” In 1953 two stamps with a map of Bermuda were issued in a set of 17 stamps (SCN 148, 156). On those maps Sandys Parish is mispelled “Sandy’s.” Barbara McTaggart has pointed out that it was also misspelled on the official map of Bermuda of 1948.
     Corrected versions with the proper spelling “Sandys” were issued in 1957 (149, 157).
     Sandys Parish is on the west end of the island.

SCN 148

SCN 157

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