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.
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)
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage
(PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Link and cite this biography
Encyclopedia Titanica (2018) Petr Kolev (ref: #728, last updated: 11th January 2018, accessed 25th January 2023 14:51:21 PM)
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