Thomas Rivetts House by S.H.Parkins
|Died||6 April 1763|
|Residence||Tenant Street, Derby|
|Occupation||barrister and politician|
|Known for||High Sheriff of Derbyshire (1757) and Mayor of Derby (1761)|
|Successor||Hugo Meynell (High Sheriff)|
|Spouse(s)||Anna Maria Sibley|
|Children||Thomas, James and Elizabeth|
|Parent(s)||Thomas Rivett and Elizabeth Eaton|
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Lord Frederick Cavendish
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