Mr Peju Coltcheff

Mr Peju Colcheff, 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".  

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)

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Peju Coltcheff Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #728, updated 26th August 2017 16:05:01 PM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/peju-coltcheff.html

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