Baron James de Rothschild

15th May 1792 - 15th Nov 1868

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Fifth son of Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812) and Gutle Schnapper (1753-1849). Paris-based banker and financier. Named as a claimant for Matthew's estate in Antigua on the basis of a mortgage but not listed as an awardee. Part of the compensation was awarded to his brother Nathan Mayer Rothschild, who also put together the £20 million government loan which financed the compensation process.

Sources

T71/877 Antigua claim no. 390 (Matthew's Constitution Hill).


Further Information

Absentee?
'Foreign'
Spouse
Betty Salomon von Rothschild
Children
Charlotte (1825-1899), Mayer Alphonse (1827-1905), Gustave Samuel (1829-1911), Edmond Benjamin (1845-1934)
Occupation
Banker
Religion
Jewish

Associated Claims (1)

£2,571 17S 9D
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)

Relationships (1)

Brothers

Addresses (1)

Paris, France