RIVERS, Nizel (1614-95), of Offham, Hamsey, Suss.
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bap. 19 May 1614, 5th but 4th surv. s. of Sir John Rivers, 1st Bt., of Chafford, Kent by 1st w. Dorothy, da. and coh. of Thomas Potter of Wellstreet, Westerham, Kent; bro. of James Rivers. educ. Westerham g.s.; Christ’s Camb. 1628, BA 1632. m. Jane (d.1668) da. of Ninian Burrell of Cuckfield, Suss., wid. of Sir Alexander Colepeper of Goudhurst, Kent, s.p.1
Commr. for sewers, rapes of Lewes and Pevensey 1659, Sept. 1660; j.p. Suss. July 1660-July 1688, Nov. 1688-d.; commr. for assessment Aug. 1660-80, 1689-90.2