Sir John Rivers1

M, #1006, b. 1535, d. 27 FEB 1584
FatherRichard Rivers1 b. 1490, d. 1550
Birth*1535 Sir John Rivers was born in 1535 at Chafford Place, Penshurst, Kent, EnglandG.1 
Marriage*1556 He married Elizabeth Barne in 1556 at City of London, London, EnglandG.2 
Occupation*1566 The occupation of Sir John Rivers was 'Member of the Worshipful Company of Grocers.2
Event-Misc*1573 He was Lord Mayor of London in 1573.2 
Research_Note*1574 Research Note: had 9 children viz:- George, 1555, John, 1557, Henry, 1558, Richard, 1560, William, 1561, Edward, 1563, Alice, 1564, Elizbeth, 1566, Dorothy, 1567.3 
Event-Misc1584 He was remembered in a memorial in the church in 1584.4 
Death*27 FEB 1584 He died on 27 FEB 1584 at St Mary's Church, Hadlow, Kent, EnglandG.1 


Elizabeth Barne b. 1520
Last Edited22 Mar 2018


  1. [S54] From web site , Wikipedia article on Sir John Rivers, brother-in-law of Robert Streatfeild. "He was born to Richard Rivers, steward of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham's lands. Alternate spelling includes John Ryvers."
  2. [S54] From web site , Wikipedia article on John Rivers.
  3. [S106] The Weald website, online, as Sr John de la Rivers, list of children.
  4. [S54] From web site , Wikipedia article on St Mary's, Hadlow.