Ben Goldsmith shares heartbreaking plea after daughter Iris Annabel, 15, dies in quad bike accident



Financier Ben Goldsmith has shared a heartbreaking message asking for his “little lady again” after she died in a quad bike accident in Somerset.

Ambulances had been despatched to Mr Goldsmith’s residence within the village of North Brewham on Monday morning to deal with his 15-year-old daughter Iris Annabel.

is known to have develop into trapped when her car, described as a cross between a quad bike and a Jeep, overturned on the household’s farm.

On Thursday evening, Mr Goldsmith tweeted: “Expensive God, please can I’ve my lovely, good, form little lady again, please God. And if not, please take additional particular care of her.

“I like her so a lot and I’m so pleased with her. It hurts me a lot I can’t describe.”

Iris was an heiress to 2 of Britain’s strongest dynasties because the eldest baby of Mr Goldsmith and his former spouse Kate Rothschild. They’re believed to have a joint fortune of greater than £300 million.

Ben Goldsmith, his former spouse Kate Rothschild, and their daughter Iris

She is the niece of Tory Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith and TV and documentary movie producer Jemima Khan.

Mr Goldsmith and Ms Rothschild even have two sons, Frank, 13, and Isaac, 11. Mr Goldsmith has two kids together with his new spouse, Jemima Jones.

Mr Goldsmith left a cricket match midway via after being advised of the accident, in keeping with a report.

Iris had solely simply damaged up for the summer season holidays from Wycombe Abbey college in Buckinghamshire.

Ben Goldsmith and his present spouse Jemima Jones. (Dave Benett)

Headmaster Rhiannon Wilkinson mentioned in an announcement the varsity was “shocked” to study of ‘s loss of life.

“We lengthen our deepest sympathies to her mother and father and household at this unhappy, unhappy time,” she mentioned.   

“Iris was a a lot valued and liked member of our faculty group….Iris was sparky, inquisitive with an effervescent, sunny character which lit up throughout her. 

“The entire college group is devastated by such a tragic lack of a contented, nicely revered, profitable younger girl. Iris will probably be vastly missed by all of us at Wycombe Abbey and, specifically, in fact, by all her many pals.  Iris’ household are very a lot in our ideas at this very tough time.”

She beforehand attended the Harrodian Faculty in Barnes, south-west London, whose headmaster James Hooke mentioned: “She was a sort, mild and caring scholar who adored her college and her pals and was impeccably behaved.”

Family have been rallying round Mr Goldsmith and Ms Rothschild, who married in 2003 and separated in 2012.

Good friend Kalim Khan wrote on Twitter: “Extraordinarily tragic information waking as much as — solely the opposite day, I used to be taking part in cricket in opposition to Ben who needed to go away midway for us to desert the sport resulting from Iris’s accident.”