Richard James Slemen (1876 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Landrake, Cornwall, UK
Death: Died in Atlantic Ocean
Managed by: Anne-Marie Healy-Kalishoek (C)
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Mr Richard James Slemen

  • Born: Saturday 16th December 1876
  • Age: 35 years
  • Last Residence: in Landrake Cornwall England
  • 2nd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 28206 , £10 10s
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Richard James Slemen, 35, was born on 16 December 1876 in the village of Landrake, Cornwall, the son of Mrs Augusta L. Slemen (née Steed) and brother of Minnie J., Hilda and Arthur Slemen. The 1881 census shows him to be living with his mother, sister and grandfather, Richard Steed. He possibly later moved to live in Four Lanes.

He embarked Titanic at Southampton and was travelling second class (ticket number 28206, £10 10s). He was most likely travelling to Nashua, New Hampshire where he was known to have had relatives.

He was lost in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.

There is a memorial to Richard Slemen on a family gravestone in the cemetery at Landrake, Cornwall.

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Richard James Slemen's Timeline

1876
December 16, 1876
Landrake, Cornwall, UK
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 35
Atlantic Ocean