Weill, Rosie

4B4 - Rosie Weill 1 4B4 - Rosie Weill 2
Plot Location 4B4
Surname Weill
Given Name(s) Rosie
Place of Birth Constantinople
Date of Birth (Eng) September 1, 1880
Date of Birth (Heb)
Date of Death (Eng) July 2, 1951
Date of Death (Heb) 25 Sivan 5711
Age at Death 70
Hebrew Name רוזה
Spouse’s Name Albert Weill (4B7)
Father’s Name
Mother’s Name
Other Surnames
Sex F
Marital Status W
Maiden Name Donnenberg
Title (e.g., Dr)
Religious Status (כ/ל/י)
Cause of Death
Other Family Data Children: Sophie Rachel Odell (4B2), Susannah “Susie” Potts (b. October 18, 1904; d. June 1968, Norfolk, England), Leon Weill (4B6), and Maurice Weill (b. September 16, 1908; d. March 30, 1944, Shamshuipo POW Camp). Brother: Samuel Dunn (4B5). Aunt: Elise Lyons (2E14).
Inscription (Eng) IN LOVING MEMORY OF
Inscription (Heb) פה מצאה מנוח ה״מ מרת רוזה אשת המ אברהם יעקב ויל נ״ע נלב״עת כ״ח סיון התשיא והיו ימיה שבעים שנה תנצ״בה
Inscription (Other)
Historical Rosie Weill laid the cornerstone for the 2nd Jewish Recreation Club, built after WWII.

At the time of Sophie’s birth (1900), the family was living at 67 Wyndham Street. At the time of Susannah’s birth (1904), they were living at 11 Seymour Road. At the time of Maurice’s birth (1908), they were living at 13 Seymour Road. In 1912, they were reported to be living at Elliott Crescent, 27 Robinson Road.

Alberose, Nos. 132A & 132B Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, was a residence of the Weill’s family. Built in 1926, it was owned by Rosie Weill who was the Senate Fearers [sic] (Sennet Frères) of the Hong Kong Hotel Buildings. The building is named after Rosie and her husband, Albert Weill. Mrs. Weill passed away in 1952 and the Alberose’s ownership was transferred to the University of Hong Kong in 1955. The building served as staff quarters of the University until now. (Source: Wikipedia)

Susie married Alexander Hutton Potts in December 1928.

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