Charles Alexander Louch

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Charles Alexander Louch

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset,England
Death: April 15, 1912 (50)
Atlantic Ocean
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Louch and Maria Louch
Husband of Alice Adelaide Louch
Father of Samuel Bernard Louch; Sydney Charles Louch; Wilfred Bertram Louch; Clarence William Louch and Edith Gertrude Louch
Brother of William Louch and Joseph Louch

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About Charles Alexander Louch

Mr Charles Alexander Louch

  • Born: 1862
  • Age: 50 years
  • Last Residence: in Weston super mare Somerset England
  • Occupation: Saddler
  • 2nd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 3085 , £26
  • Destination: New York City New York United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 121)
  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.

Mr Charles Alexander Louch, 50, was born in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset in 1862. He was the son of Samuel Louch (saddler) and Maria Louch. He was the brother of William. He, like his father and brother was a saddler by trade. Their business was based at 25 Regent Street, Weston-Super-Mare.

Charles married Alice Adelaide Slow (from nearby James Street) at Axbridge Church, Somerset on 7 January 1898.

In addition to being a well-known businessman Charles Louch was also a local preacher in the Wesleyan Church. His brother, William had moved to California to work and Charles and Alice planned a visit to him. Two weeks prior to their departure Charles had occupied the pulpit at the Lympsham Wesleyan Church and made references to his impending voyage. He and his wife boarded the Titanic at Southampton as second class passengers (ticket number 3085, £26).

Charles died in the sinking. His body was recovered from the sea on 23 April 1912 by the cable-laying vessel MacKay Bennett. He was buried at sea the following day.

His sons William and Charles continued the saddlery business in Weston-Super-Mare, latterly moving to 58 Regent Street. His wife subsequently moved to Bristol and died there on 29 April 1949.

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Charles Alexander Louch's Timeline

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset,England
Age 30
Taddington, Somerset, England
May 31, 1893
Age 31
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England
Age 33
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England
November 25, 1896
Age 34
Clevedon, Somerset, England
Age 38
Clevedon, Somerset, England
April 15, 1912
Age 50
Atlantic Ocean