The Rivett-Carnac Baronetcy, of Derby, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 12 March 1836 for James Rivett-Carnac, Chairman of the East India Company, Member of Parliament for Sandwich and Governor of Bombay. His father James Rivett had assumed by Royal warrant the additional surname of Carnac in 1801. The second Baronet represented Lymington in the House of Commons as a Conservative. The fourth Baronet was missing for many years. On 11 March 1924 an order was issued in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice, presuming his death to have occurred on 31 December 1909. James William Rivett-Carnac, a younger son of the sixth Baronet, was a Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy.
Rivett-Carnac baronets, of Derby (1836)
- Sir James Rivett-Carnac, 1st Baronet (1784–1846)
- Sir John Rivett-Carnac, 2nd Baronet (1818–1883)
- Sir James Henry Sproule Rivett-Carnac, 3rd Baronet (1846–1909)
- Sir Claud James Rivett-Carnac, 4th Baronet (1877–1909)
- Sir William Percival Rivett-Carnac, 5th Baronet (1847–1924)
- Sir George Rivett-Carnac, 6th Baronet (1850–1932)
- Sir Henry George Crabbe Rivett-Carnac, 7th Baronet (1889–1972)
- Canon Sir (Thomas) Nicholas Rivett-Carnac, 8th Baronet (1927–2004)
- Sir Miles James Rivett-Carnac, 9th Baronet (1933–2009)
- Sir Jonathan James Rivett-Carnac, 10th Baronet (born 1962)
The heir presumptive is the present holder's younger brother Simon Miles Rivett-Carnac (born 1966).
The heir presumptive's heir apparent is his son Tom Alexander Miles Rivett-Carnac (born 1996). The third heir presumptive is his youngest son Geordie James Ian Rivett-Carnac (b.1999)
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- The London Gazette: . 23 February 1836.
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990,[page needed]
- Leigh Rayment's list of baronets [self-published source][better source needed]