Trotter-Johnston, Mathew
b. 1841-06-22
d. 1911-02-11
Trottier-Johnson was born in Berwickshire, Scotland, on June 22, 1841. He emigrated to Vancouver Island in 1865, spending most of his life in Port Alberni, Victoria, and the Cowichan Region.1 In 1868, Trotter-Johnston married Letitia Elizabeth Laggatt, and he was later, in 1870, appointed as a consul for British Columbia, to reside at Victoria for the North German Confederation.2 In 1872, he established the BC Benevolent Society with Robert Edwin Jackson, a lawyer, to aid the community’s poor.3
Mentions of this person in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Trotter-Johnston, Mathew. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/trotter_johnston_m.html.

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