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Ben Goldsmith pays tribute to his teenage daughter Iris on the anniversary of her death

“Every time I take a break, I still think about you”: Ben Goldsmith pays tribute to his teenage daughter Iris on the anniversary of her death in a buggy accident at the family farm

  • Ben Goldsmith, 38, paid tribute to daughter Iris on the anniversary of her death
  • Iris died on July 8 last year in a buggy accident at the family’s Somerset farm
  • Mr Goldsmith shared a poem this week about how he still ‘thinks about her’

Ben Goldsmith paid tribute to his daughter Iris on the anniversary of her death.

Schoolgirl Iris, 15, died on July 8 last year in a buggy accident at the family’s farm in North Brewham, Somerset.

Her financier, father, Mr. Goldsmith, 38, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of his daughter alongside a short poem that reads, “ I’m concerned with the things I do. But every time I pause, I still think about you. ‘

Ben Goldsmith paid tribute to his daughter Iris on the anniversary of her death. Iris, 15, died on July 8 last year in a buggy accident on the family's farm in North Brewham, Somerset

Ben Goldsmith paid tribute to his daughter Iris on the anniversary of her death. Iris, 15, died on July 8 last year in a buggy accident on the family’s farm in North Brewham, Somerset

38-year-old Goldsmith took to Instagram this week to share a photo of his daughter (top) alongside this short poem. Followers, friends, and loved ones responded with statements of support

38-year-old Goldsmith took to Instagram this week to share a photo of his daughter (top) alongside this short poem. Followers, friends, and loved ones responded with statements of support

38-year-old Goldsmith took to Instagram this week to share a photo of his daughter (top) alongside this short poem. Followers, friends, and loved ones responded with statements of support

Followers, friends and loved ones sent statements of support to Mr. Goldsmith and his family in the comment section saying that he is “in their thoughts and prayers.”

Mr Goldsmith became a father for the sixth time in February, when wife Jemima welcomed a girl named Vita Iris in honor of his late daughter. The couple are also parents to daughter Margot and son Arlo.

Iris was one of three children from Ben’s first marriage to heiress Kate Rothschild. They have two sons: Frank, 14, and Isaac, 11.

Iris and a friend had the multipurpose vehicle, known as a Polaris mule, to visit an old friend on a neighboring farm.

Iris was one of three children from Ben's first marriage to heiress Kate Rothschild. They have two sons: Frank, 14, and Isaac, 11. Pictured, Mr. Goldsmith and Iris

Iris was one of three children from Ben's first marriage to heiress Kate Rothschild. They have two sons: Frank, 14, and Isaac, 11. Pictured, Mr. Goldsmith and Iris

Iris was one of three children from Ben’s first marriage to heiress Kate Rothschild. They have two sons: Frank, 14, and Isaac, 11. Pictured, Mr. Goldsmith and Iris

But the fell over and Iris got caught underneath. She was with a friend who immediately raised the alarm, but she could not be saved.

Both Ben and Kate have spoken publicly about their destruction after the death of their daughter.

Both shared moving Instagram posts in January, on the six-month anniversary of her death.

Mr Goldsmith became a father for the sixth time in February, when wife Jemima welcomed a girl named Vita Iris in honor of his late daughter. Depicted, with the newborn

Mr Goldsmith became a father for the sixth time in February, when wife Jemima welcomed a girl named Vita Iris in honor of his late daughter. Depicted, with the newborn

Mr Goldsmith became a father for the sixth time in February, when wife Jemima welcomed a girl named Vita Iris in honor of his late daughter. Depicted, with the newborn

Proud aunt Jemima shared this photo of baby Vita on Instagram this afternoon with her mother, also Jemima. Baby Vita spent two weeks at the ICU before being discharged

Proud aunt Jemima shared this photo of baby Vita on Instagram this afternoon with her mother, also Jemima. Baby Vita spent two weeks at the ICU before being discharged

Proud aunt Jemima shared this photo of baby Vita on Instagram this afternoon with her mother, also Jemima. Baby Vita spent two weeks at the ICU before being discharged

Ben then wrote: ‘You will always be a miracle to us, my Irie. One of the champions of life. What is life without champions? We struggle to understand ours without you. ‘

Ben is the son of the late billionaire magnate Sir James Goldsmith and younger brother of Environment Minister Lord (Zac) Goldsmith and television producer Jemima Goldsmith.

His mother, Lady Annabel, inspired the name of Annabel’s legendary Mayfair nightclub.

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