Mr Petr Kolev

Mr Petr “Peyo” Kolev,1 36, a potter from Gumostnik (Gumoshtnik), Lovec (Lovech), Bulgaria, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger. He was accompanied by fellow inhabitants of his home village: Lailio Jonkoff, Marin Markoff, Lazar Minkoff, Stoytcho Mionoff, Penko Naidenoff, Nedialco Petroff and Ilia Stoytcheff. To reach his destination Mr Colcheff bought ticket number 349210 for £7 17s 11d.

Colcheff died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified. At the cemetery of Gumoshtnik a stone was erected to commemorate the men.

 

Credits

Hermann Söldner, Germany

Notes

Sometimes listed as Peyo Coleff and Peju Coltcheff.  

References and Sources

Harro Hess, Manfred Hessel (1999), Titanic, Das Handbuch, Herbig München
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

(2018) Petr Kolev Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #728, updated 14th October 2018 04:49:11 AM)
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