|Occupation||landowner and politician|
|Known for||Mayor of Derby|
|Successor||John Bagnold Thomas (1716)|
|Children||Thomas Rivett, Esq., and Sarah Rivett|
|Parent(s)||Thomas Rivett and Rebecca Agard|
Thomas Rivett (1679–1724) was a British politician. He was Mayor of Derby in 1715. He married Elizabeth Eaton on 9 December 1708 with whom he had two children: Thomas Rivett, Esq., and Sarah Rivett.
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