Monday, 1 July 2013

The Family History - Sproule / Rivett-Carnacs


1. THOMAS RIVETT was son of Thomas Rivett of Derby, England. He died in 1763. He married Anna Maria Sibley who was born in 1730 and died in 1807. Their son was James Rivett.

2. JAMES RIVETT was born in 1759. He died on 16 Jul 1802 in Bombay, India. He married Henrietta Fisher on 4th February 1783 in Bombay, India. She was born in 1765 and she died on 23 Dec 1837 in London, England.
James Rivett took the name Carnac by royal charter on 8th May 1801. His sister Elizabeth had married John Carnac, a General in the East India Company, and he had died without issue. James Rivett was his heir and took the name Carnac. Their son was James Rivett-Carnac

3. JAMES RIVETT-CARNAC (Baronet) was born in 1784 in Bombay, India. He married Anna Maria Richardes, who was born in 1790, and died in 1860. James Rivett-Carnac died on 4 Feb 1846 in Milford, Hampshire, England. His son was John Rivett-Carnac.

4. SIR JOHN RIVETT-CARNAC BART was born in 1818 in Baroda, Madhya Pradesh, India. He died on 11 Aug 1883 in Farleigh House, Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent, England. He married ANN JANE SPROULE, daughter of Samuel Sproule MD and Eliza Walker on 19 Dec 1840 in Bombay, India. Ann Jane Sproule was born on 29 Sep 1819 in Bombay, India. She died on 02 Sep 1876 in Elham, Kent, United Kingdom (Age at Death: 56).

SAMUEL SPROULE’S parents were both Sproules. His father was Andrew Sproule of Tullymoan, Urney, County Tyrone Ireland. His mother was Matilda Sproule, granddaughter of Thomas Sproule of Golan, County Tyrone, and daughter of Thomas Sproule. 

Ann Jane and John Rivett-Carnac's son was James Henry Sproule

5. JAMES HENRY SPROULE RIVETT-CARNAC, the 3rd Baronet, was born in Sep 1846 in Lymington, Hampshire, United Kingdom. He died in 1909 in Kensington, London, United Kingdom (Age at Death: 62). He married Mary Jeannie Henderson who was born about 1856 in Bodmin, Cornwall, England. She died on 05 Apr 1927 in 24 Chester Terrace, Eaton Square, Westminster. Their son was Claud James Rivett-Carnac.

6. CLAUD JAMES RIVETT-CARNAC, 4th Baronet, was born in March 1878 in Kensington, London, United Kingdom. Claud disappeared in 1908 prior to his father’s death.  There was much searching and there were newspaper advertisements asking him to come forward. He was officially declared dead in 1924, and his death date was designated as 31st December 1909.

For the Sproule / Rivett-Carnac story see Sir James Henry Sproule Rivett-Carnac

 and Samuel Sproule, President of the Medical Board of Bombay

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