'Rivett2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Revett of Derby, Rivett of Rattlesden, Rivett of Rowston

Sir Thomas Ryvett of Onehouse, Stowmarket (d 1535)
m. Joan Raven (dau/heir of Thomas Raven of Needham)
1. James Rivett of Cretinge (Cretting), Bricet (Brisset) & Rattlesden (d 30.01.1587)
  m. Dorothy Soame (d 23.08.1617, dau of Sir John Soame of Wansden (Wantisden), widow?)
  A. Thomas Rivett of Rattlesden, Suffolk (d 1611)
  m. Catherine Cotton (dau of William Cotton of Panfield Hall)
  i. Thomas Ryvett of Rattlesden (a 1612, 2nd son)
  m. (1611) Joane Savile (dau/coheir of John Savill of Netherton)
  ii. Ann Ryvett (bpt 23.08.1584)
  m. Sir Henry Clovile of Essex
iii.+ other issue - James (dvp), Edward
  B. Susan Rivett
  m.(13.02.1586) Thomas Lancaster (of Gray's Inn)
2. Sir Thomas Revett or Rivett of Chippenham (Cambridgeshire) (b c1519, d 10.1582, alderman of London)
  There is some contradiction in our sources in what the order of Thomas's marriages and the attribution of his children between those marriages. Maddison shows 4 daughters by Grissell Paget, identified as the 1st wife. We support BP1934 (and the London Visitation) in showing her as his 2nd wife as the Harleian editor of Visitation (Suffolk, 1561) reports that she married again after Thomas died which is supported by the Paget page.
  m1. Alice Cotton (dau of Sir John Cotton of Lanwade)
  A. Mabel (Mirabel) Rivett
  m. Sir Christopher Haydon of Baconsthorpe
  B. Alice Rivett shown of this marriage by Visitation (London, 1568) but by BP1934 as dau of Griselda
  m. Sir Thomas Gerard (son of Sir Gilbert of Bromley Gerard)
m2. (by 1568) Griselda Paget (d 21.07.1600, dau of William Paget, Lord of Beaudesert, m2. Sir William Waldegrave of Smallbridge)
  C. Anne Rivett (d 27.11.1615) identified by TCP (Windsor) as "only child" of this marriage
  m. (by 1586) Henry Windsor, (5th) Lord of Bradenham (b 10.08.1562, d 06.04.1605)
  D. Isabel Rivett (d infant) mentioned by Maddison
3. John Rivett
4. William Rivett 'of London' of Rowston (d 08.11.1601)
  m. Mary Trott (dau of John Trott of London)
  A. James Rivett of Rowston (a 1634, 2nd son)
  BP1934 mentions only the marriage to Honor Adams, thereby implying that she was the mother of James's son Thomas ("a younger son"), his only child mentioned. Maddison shows the following.
  m1. Anne Martin of London
  i. William Rivett of Rowston (b c1602, a 1666)
  m. (after 1634) _ Bacon (dau of Nicholas Bacon of Gray's Inn)
  a.+ issue (a 1666) - Nicholas (b c1655), William, Robert, Anne, Elizabeth
  ii. Thomas Revett of Derby (b 1606, 4th son)
  m. Barbara Revett (d 1673, dau of Robert Revett of Brockford, "kinswoman')
  a. Thomas Revett of Derby (d 1679)
  m. Rebecka Agard (dau of William Agard of Markeaton)
  (1) Thomas Revett, Mayor of Derby (b 1678, MP)
m. Elizabeth Eaton (dau of A. Eaton of Derby)
  (A) Thomas Revett of Mapleton Hall, Sheriff of Derby (b 1713, MP)
  m. (1763) Anne Sibley (dau of Rev. Peter Sibley of Ilam)
  (i) Thomas Rivett 'of Maresfield' of Everton Park, Milford, Hampshire (cleric)
  m. Louisa Smith (dau of Sir Culling Gideon Smith, Bart)
  (ii) James Rivett, later Rivett-Carnac
  m. Henrietta Fisher (dau of James Fisher (Beau Fisher) of Yarmouth (by dau of _ Steadman (Archdeacon of Norfolk), great-grandau of Bishop Butts)
  (a) Sir James Rivett, later Rivett-Carnac, 1st Bart (b 11.11.1784, d 28.01.1846, Chairman of EIC, MP) had issue
  m. (03.06.1815) Anne Maria Richardes (d 02.01.1859, dau of William Richardes of Penglais)
  (b) Thomas Rivett, later Rivett-Carnac (d 1856, cleric)
(c) John Rivett, later Rivett-Carnac (b 28.06.1796, d 01.01.1869, Admiral )had issue
  m. (15.03.1826) Maria Jane Davis (d 23.11.1882, dau of Captain Samuel Davis of Croydon, sister of Sir John Francis, Bart)
  (d) Anna Maria Rivett or Rivett-Carnac (d 08.1835)
  m. (1808) Henry Shank of Castlerig (d 04.01.1864)
  (e) Elizabeth Rivett or Rivett-Carnac
  m. William Fisher (Rear Amdiral)
  (f) Harriet Rivett or Rivett-Carnac
m. (15.07.1818) George Barnes (archdeacon of Barnstaple)
  (g) Louisa Rivett or Rivett-Carnac (d 13.04.1837)
  m. (25.03.1825) Richard Temple of The Nash
  (iii) Fanny Rivett
  m. George Ravenscroft of Portland Place
  (a) Anne Maria Ravenscroft
  m. Lord Henry Paulet (Admiral)
  (b) Emma Jemima Ravenscroft (b c1818, d 26.10.1870)
  m1. (25.11.1841) (Robert Devereux), 15th Viscount Hereford (b 1809, d 08.1855)
  m2. (23.02.1857) John Ireland Blackburn of Hale (d 09.1893)
  (c) Louisa Ravenscroft
  m. Thomas Fairfax of Bilbrough Manor
  (iv) Anne Arabella Rivett
m. William Richardes of Penglais
  (v) Elizabeth Rivett (bpt 08.04.1751, d 18.01.1780)
  m. (20.07.1769) John Carnac (b c1716, dsp 29.11.1800, General, CIC India, MP, son of Peter of Dublin ("of Hugeont extraction"), m1. (sp) Elizabeth Woolaston)
  (vi) Anna Maria Rivett (b 1740, d 1801)
  m. Edward Reynolds of Milford
  (B) Sarah Rivett
  m. (1743) Sir Eardley Wilmot (Chief Justice)
  b. John Rivett
  iii. Mary Rivett (b c1614, a 1634)
  m. _ White
  iv.+ other issue - son (d infant?), James, Anthony, Theophilus, John, Cecil, Elizabeth, Anne
  m2. Honor Adams (widow of _ Collins)
  B. Julia(n) Rivett
  m. William Lister of Downhall in Coleby
  C. Rose Rivett
  m. (1588) Thomas Merlott of Itchingfield
  D.+ other issue (a 1619) - Thomas (a 1619, dsp), William, John (a 1601), Mirabel (a 1601)
5. Mirabell Rivett
  m. William Bird of Denstoin & London

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Rivett-Carnac') with input/support for the early generations from Maddison's 'Lincolnshire Pedigrees' (1884, 'Rivett of Rowston'), Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1882), Suffolk, 1612, 'Ryvett of Rattlesden' in 'Additional Suffolk Pedigrees', p205), Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1882), Suffolk, 1612, 'Ryvett of Ratlesden (sic)', p162), Visitation (Cambridgeshire, 1619, 'Rivett'), Visitation (Suffolk, 1561 (with additions), 'Rivett of Stowmarket and Bricett')
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