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Henrietta Worms (Samuel)

Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Moses Samuel and Esther Samuel
Wife of Baron Salomon Benedikt de Worms, 1st Baron de Worms
Mother of Baron George de Worms, 2nd Baron de Worms; Baron Antony Mayer de Worms; Ellen Henrietta Landauer and Baron Henry de Worms, 1st Baron Pirbright
Sister of Behrend George Samuel; George (Gershon) Samuel; Dame Cecilia Salomons and Amelia FitzMaurice

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About Henrietta Worms

Born in 1810 and died in 1845, Henrietta Samuel, was wife of Baron Solomon Benedict de Worms, first Baron de Worms of the Austrian Empire.

Baron Solomon was born in 1801 and died 20 October 1882. He was the son of Benedict Moses Worms (died 1824) and Jeannette (1771-1859), the eldest daughter of Mayer Amchel Rothschild, father of the five famous Rothschild sons.

Baron Solomon was born in Frankfurt-on-Main, came to England at an early age to join his uncle, Baron Nathan Mayer Rothschild, but eventually settled in Ceylon. There he and his brothers contributed greatly to the development of the colony by building up one of the biggest and best cultivated tea plantations on the island, known as the Rothschild Estate.

He died at Brighton, Engand. He was a prominent English financier and a life-member of the Council of the United Synagogue. In 1871 he was created Baron and three years later was granted the Royal Right by Queen Victoria to use his title in England in consideration of Solomon's efforts and those of his brothers in building up the colony.

Baron Solomon was admired for his high sense of honour and his unostentatious charity. He was head of the De Worms family... see following generations in this book.


The Unbroken Chain - Neil Rosenstein (1990) Volume 1, Chapter 11, page 66, G 14.3

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Henrietta Worms's Timeline

May 17, 1810
London, England
February 16, 1829
Age 18
October 12, 1830
Age 20
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
January 13, 1836
Age 25
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
October 20, 1840
Age 30
London, Middlesex, England
January 24, 1845
Age 34