Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria, B.C. was opened in 1873 and contains the graves of many prominent people in British Columbia history.

Many of the figures in Butchart Gardens History are buried in Ross Bay Cemetery. Here are the ones we have included on the website so far (listed alphabetically by surname):

Kathleen (Kay) Agnew (1880-1967)

The Agnew family grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, where Katherine "Kay" Agnew is buried. (photo: Mark Anderson)
The Agnew family grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, where Katherine “Kay” Agnew is buried. (photo: Mark Anderson)

Sir Francis Stillman Barnard

Sir Frank Stillman Barnard, family grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by Mark Anderson)
Sir Frank Stillman Barnard, family grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by Mark Anderson)

Peter Fernie & William Fernie

Grave of Peter Fernie & William Fernie, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by Mark Anderson)
Grave of Peter Fernie & William Fernie, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by Mark Anderson)

Alfred Cornelius Flumerfelt (1856-1930)

Alfred Cornelius Flumerfelt grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC (photo by Author)
Alfred Cornelius Flumerfelt grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC (photo by Author)

Joseph Despard Pemberton (1821-1893)

Joseph Despard Pemberton (1821-1893), grave inscription, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC (photo: Mark Anderson)
Joseph Despard Pemberton (1821-1893), grave inscription, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC (photo: Mark Anderson)

Arthur Robillard (1870-1934)

Arthur Robillard grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC (photo by Author)
Arthur Robillard grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC (photo by Author)

Harry Allen Ross (1878-1930)

Harry Allan Ross grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by author)
Harry Allan Ross grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by author)

Edwin Tomlin (1884-1944)

Edwin Tomlin grave inscription, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by Mark Anderson)
Edwin Tomlin grave inscription, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C. (photo by Mark Anderson)

Joseph Wriglesworth and Charles Wriglesworth

The Wriglesworth family grave in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC. Joseph Wrigglesworth and Charles Wrigglesworth are buried here. (Photo: Mark Anderson)
The Wriglesworth family grave in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC. Joseph Wriglesworth and Charles Wriglesworth are buried here. (Photo: Mark Anderson)

Here is a map showing the location of Ross Bay Cemetery:

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